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Ukrainian Railway: How to Buy Train Tickets

Buying Train Tickets in Ukraine What kinds of trains there are and how to buy tickets Last update: Apr. 13, 2016 (online ticket sales) Trains are Ukrainians' preferred mode of long-distance transportation. Prices are low by European standards, and sleeper cars make it possible to sleep at night in relative comfort. In addition to long-distance trains, there are short-distance "elektrichki" (electric trains) that connect regional capitals with outlying towns and villages. An....

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Train Travel in Ukraine: What You Do When You Get on the Train

Train Travel in Ukraine What you do when you get on a Ukrainian train Last update: Apr., 2016 (minor improvements) Riding the train in Ukraine involves complex procedures that foreigners are not prepared for, even if they have traveled by train in other countries. After reading this page you will know exactly what to expect from your ride on a Ukrainian train. There are different types of trains with different procedures: Riding electric trains, or....

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Taxi Drivers Beware!

A store about taxi in ukraine Today, I took a taxi across the City Center to the bus station to buy the bus ticket for tomorrow morning’s trip to Izmail, and when I offered the taxi driver 20 grivna (local Ukrainian currency), he balked as to why I was offering so small. I told him that I knew that 20 grivna was the normal price for this trip, and only then did he relent and tell me to get into the car. In this culture, you determine the price of your cab ride at the BEGINNING....

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Traveling by Taxi in Ukraine

How to Take a Taxi in Ukraine Last update: Apr., 2016 (major update for 2016) There are two categories of taxis [taksi] in Ukraine — official taxis who work for taxi services and have lights or signs on the top of the car, and private drivers [chastnik — Russ.; pryvatnyk — Ukr.] who drive around town and pick up passengers. As of 2016, there are far fewer "chastniki" than there used to be, and in large cities the market is now heavily dominated by taxi services using convenient....

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Public Transportation in Ukraine: Buses, Trolleybuses, and Street Trams

Public Transportation in Ukraine How to use buses, trolleybuses, and street trams (separate article on the subway system) Ukraine's ground transportation system is very well-developed. Buses small and large whisk passengers along all major city streets in all possible directions. Street trams and trolleybuses — the cheapest forms of transportation — plug slowly along their routes. None of these modes of transportation are particularly foreigner-friendly, but with a bit of study and exposure almost anyone can learn to use....

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