Fly to Kiev

Set off on a Ukrainian adventure when you book a flight to Kiev with flydubai. Jet to the gold-domed city and experience the old world charm of this historically rich European destination.

Tailor your journey to your travel needs, choosing between Business and Economy Class seats. Whichever type of seat you opt for, all our flights to Kiev depart from multiple locations all around the globe, offering you the flexibility you need. Dependent on where you take off from, you can enjoy our time-saving online check-in service, as well as our traditional counter check-in.

Once you’re in the sky bound for Ukraine, enjoy all the thrills that our Boeing 737-800 aircrafts have to offer. Boasting award-winning WiFi and personal touchscreens at every seat, you won’t be stuck for things to do. Onboard duty free shopping is also available - and includes affordable perfume, watches, jewellery, and more.

If your flight to Kiev is longer than three hours, you can pre-order a delicious meal from our internationally-inspired onboard menu. We’ve got everything from indulgent breakfast dishes to flavoursome dinner options, keeping you satisfied all the way to the Ukrainian capital. If you’re on a shorter flight you can buy drinks and snacks from our inflight menu.

Things to do

Admire impressive architecture


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Ukraine’s capital has no shortage of stunning buildings and landmarks. Visit the colourful Golden Gates of Kiev, one of the most important monuments from the Kievan Rus period in the city.

Discover St Sophia’s Cathedral

Kiev’s oldest standing church is nothing short of spectacular. Wander in awe around the beautiful interior that features original mosaics and frescos dating back to the 11th century. If you’re feeling brave, climb to the top of the 18th century baroque bell tower and marvel at the church’s golden domes.

Walk along Kiev’s oldest street

Stroll down Andriyivskyy Descent, the steep cobbled avenue snaking from Old Kyiv to Kontraktova Square. Spot beautiful historic landmarks along the way – the beautiful baroque St Andrew’s Church is definitely a highlight.

A guide to Kiev

Expect a beautiful cityscape when you book a flight to Kiev. This picturesque eastern European destination is one of the oldest cities on the continent, illustrated by its dazzling collection of historical treasures. With lush hillsides, the glittering Dnipro River and hundreds of spires, Kiev is bursting with fairy tale magic and charm.

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Embrace Kiev’s colourful architecture

Discover the capital’s distinctive architecture at Kiev Pechersk Lavra, the jewel in the city’s crown. A cluster of gold-domed churches mark this important monastery, nestled on a hillside high above Dnipro River. Explore its intriguing complex of churches and descend into the subterranean caves, catching glimpses of mummified saints and monks laid to rest in glass coffins. Head for St Michael’s, a blue-hued church that demonstrates Byzantine design at its best. Wander the exterior and be amazed by the 13 pear-shaped golden cupolas of this re-built landmark building - the original was torn down in 1937. Don’t miss St Andrews off your itinerary, found along Andriyivskyy Descent. Gold-studded green domes and towering Corinthian columns have sealed the 18th century Baroque masterpiece’s status as the most beautiful church in Kiev.

Get lost in a haze of culture

Catch a performance at Taras Shevchenko National Opera Theatre while in the city. Watch as international ballet stars take to the stage in the beautiful Neo-Renaissance venue. There are museums aplenty in Kiev – you’ll find an impressive collection of European art at the Bohdan & Varvara Khanenko Museum of Arts. For an alternative cultural experience, embrace architectural beauty at the open-air Pyrohovo Museum of Folk Architecture.

Enjoy natural beauty

Take time out from sightseeing to walk through Kiev’s Central Botanical Gardens. Enjoy a serene stroll through the manicured grounds and take in the views of the city below. For even more beautiful vistas, cruise down the Dnipro River on a sunny summer’s day and soak up the capital’s magnificent architecture.

Devour rustic Ukrainian dishes

Eat like a local at one of the cafes or restaurants along Andriyivskyy Descent, sampling beetroot soup, dumplings with wild boar or the world famous chicken Kiev. If it’s an authentic fast food experience you’re after, sample the city’s version of the hot dog, a mouth-watering sausage wrapped in fried dough. If you get the chance, stop off for pancakes in Shevchenka Park and choose from every topping you could think of, from caviar to pumpkin.

Useful information

Visa

Ahead of your flight to Kiev, check whether you need a visa to enter the country.

Currency

While you’re in Kiev you’ll use the Ukrainian Hryvnia (UAH). Frequently used notes include: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500.

Language

Ukraine’s official language is Ukrainian, spoken by a large proportion of the population, but Russian is also widely spoken.

Weather

Temperatures vary widely throughout the year in Kiev. If you visit during winter, expect extremely cold weather, with average lows of -3°C from January to March. Summer brings warmer temperatures, with average highs of 29°C between July and September.

Getting around

Private taxi or car hire are the two easiest options when travelling around Kiev and beyond. There are several international car hire agencies dotted throughout the city. Please note: you must be at least 21 years old to hire a car in Kiev.

Airport information

When you book a flight to Kiev with flydubai you’ll arrive into and depart from Kiev International Airport (IEV), just a 30 minute car journey away from the city.

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