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How to Get to Ukraine in 2024

Due to the war, all airports in Ukraine are closed. It is a necessary security measure, significantly reducing the mobility of Ukrainians and foreigners who want to get to Ukraine.

However, the country’s land borders remain open. We have prepared for you information about the nearest airports to Ukraine, train and bus routes from neighboring countries.

The Nearest Airports to Ukraine


Airports in Rzeszów, Lublin and Krakow are the closest to the Ukrainian border.

Rzeszów airport is located 100 km from the Krakowiec or Shehyni checkpoints. There are 9 airlines with flights from Rzeszow: LOT Polish Airlines, Region-Avia, Ryanair, Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Air Montenegro, SkyUp, Corendon and Sky Express. This airport has connections with Warsaw, Gdansk, Bristol, Dublin, East Midlands, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester, Milano, Venice, Rome, Munich, New York, Heraklion, Alicante and Zadar.

Lublin airport is located 90 km from the Jagodyn checkpoint. Budget airlines Ryanair and Wizz Air as well as LOT fly to Lublin.
Ryanair offers services to London Luton, Bergamo and Dublin.

Wizz Air – to London Luton.

LOT – to Warsaw.

Krakow Airport is the second largest airport in Poland. It is not so close to the border but provides a very good choice of destinations. The airport has non-stop passenger flights scheduled to 111 destinations in 32 countries: Lithuania, Latvia, France, Serbia, Austria, UK, Belgium, Greece, Germany, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Turkey, Morocco, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Portugal, Malta, Cyprus, Montenegro, Israel, Albania, Switzerland, UAE, USA, Georgia, Poland, Croatia, Ireland, Iceland, Finland and Bulgaria.

France: Paris, Bordeaux, Marseille, Toulouse, Lourdes, Lyon, Lille and Nice.

UK: Belfast, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Denmark: Copenhagen, Billund.

Greece: Athens, Zakynthos, Corfu, Heraklion, Rhodes, Santorini, Chania, Paphos, Thessaloniki.

Germany: Munich, Dusseldorf, Stutgard, Frankfurt, Berlin, Memmingen, Dortmund.

Netherlands: Eindhoven, Amsterdam.

Norway: Bergen, Oslo, Stavanger, Trondheim, Sandefjord.

Turkey: Ankara, Antalya, Istanbul.

Spain: Palma de Mallorca, Alicante, Barcelona, Gran Canaria, Madrid, Malaga, Seville, Tenerife, Valencia.

Italy: Bari, Bologna, Cagliari, Catania, Naples, Palermo, Pisa, Treviso, Perugia, Olbia, Pescara, Trieste, Turin, Ancona, Lamezia Terme.

Sweden: Stockholm, Gothenburg.

Portugal: Faro, Lisbon.



Chisinau Airport is the closest to Odesa Oblast and is located next to Moldova’s capital, so it has an extensive network of destinations.
You can fly with 12 network airlines: 

Turkish Airlines to Istanbul.

Pegasus Airlines to Antalya.

Austrian Airlines to Vienna

LOT to Warsaw.

TAROM to Bucharest.

FlyOne to Verona, Munich, Paris, Barcelona, Bologna, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Parma, Brussels.

Israir to Tel Aviv.

Hiski to Tel Aviv, Venice, and Sharm El Sheikh.
Wizz Air offers services to Milan and Rome. Aegean Airlines flies to Athens, AZAL to Baku.


Suceava Airport is located just 40 km from the Porubne checkpoint. Both the local Romanian airline TAROM and low-cost Wizz Air fly to Suceava.
The list of destinations is wide enough: London, Dortmund, Memmingen, Milan, Rome, Bucharest, Antalya, Rhodos, Heraklion, Monastir.

Iași Airport

Iași International Airport is the fourth busiest in Romania and offers a decent selection of flights, including those from budget airlines. Wizz Air operates flights to over twenty destinations, including Spain, Italy, Belgium, Greece, Denmark, Cyprus, the Netherlands, Germany, the United Kingdom, Turkey, France, and Switzerland. 

Ryanair also offers four flights from Iași to Belgium, Ireland, Italy, and France.


The closest airport to Zakarpattia Oblast is the airport in the city of Košice. Four airlines offer their services from Košice Airport:

LOT offers flights to Warsaw.

Austrian Airlines offers flights to Vienna.

With Ryanair, it is possible to fly to London, Dublin, Liverpool, Zadar and Prague.
Wizz Air operates flights to London.


The closest. Hungarian airport to the Ukrainian border is the airport in Debrecen Airport, which is located 120 km from Chop.
Lufthansa flies from Debrecen to Munich. 
Wizz Air offers flights to London, Larnaka, Eindhoven, Tel Aviv, Burgas, Istanbul, Corfu, Rome and Antalya.

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