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Interesting Facts About Kiev Metro

Kiev Subway

Public transportation in Kyiv includes the metro (underground or subway), buses, marshrutkas (public mini bus), trolleybuses and trams.
Kiev (Kyiv) Metro System is the fastest, most convenient and affordable way to get around nearly all of the city. Kiev’s Subway is expanding to meet an ever increasing number of users – estimated at two million passengers per day. There are 3 operating lines in the Kyiv Subway System. The total length is about 58,7 km. There are 445 metro stations along with 3 points of interchange, where you can change from one line to another. There are approximately 664 metro wagons and 119 escalators.
Metro Tokens cost 2.00 Hryvnia. You can buy them in each Metro Station at the “Kassa” (Cashier) or from a wall mounted dispenser, usually located near the “Kassa”, which excepts ten Hryvnya bills. The tokens are blue.

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Kiev metro (subway) map

Subway plan in Kiev

Subway plan in Kiev

Three cities in Ukraine boast an underground subway system — Kiev, Kharkov, and Dnepropetrovsk — usually referred to as the “metro”. Kiev metro is most extensive, with three lines and over 40 stops. Continue reading

Transportation in Ukraine

Metro bridge

Metro bridge

Public transportation in Kyiv is efficient and inexpensive, but crowded. The city’s network of buses, trolley buses, streetcars and the subway (Metro) covers almost the entire city. Everybody should be ready to contend with a good deal of pushing and shoving during the morning and evening rush hours. Continue reading

Funicular in Kiev

Funicular

Funicular

The Funicular in Kiev connects the historic and commercial Uppertown and the old Lowertown Podil through the steep hill overseeing the Pochtova Square and Dnieper river. Continue reading

The railway station in Kiev

The main railway station in Kiev

The main railway station in Kiev

Kiev`s main Passenger Railway Station services more than 170,000 passengers per day. The Railway Station provides long-distance service (including international) and a short-distance service (including nearby regions). Officially, Kyiv-Passazhyrskyi (in ukr.) Railway Station is used to be the whole huge complex of passenger terminals, railways and depots.

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Boryspil Airport – Kyiv

The main airport in Ukraine

The main airport in Ukraine

Boryspil International Airport is the main air gateway of Ukraine. It shares a little bit more than 60% of the total volume of air passengers of Ukraine. The airport serves transcontinental flights from Asia to Europe and America.

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