Kiev Taxis

Airport transfers and taxis in Kiev, Ukraine

ukraine-kiev-taxiTaxis or cab services in Kiev are very extensively spread. They allow you a privilege of ordering a taxi right then or book one for a specific time and date. Most of the times, the cab services in Kiev do not use a specific meter to determine the amount payable so it is very crucial that you discuss the prices before you book the taxi, but the most important thing is to ensure the amount payable is reasonable during the night time because drivers will ask for ridiculous amounts. Your average rate for traveling home from a night club would be around 50 Hryvnia.

The rates of various companies would be different depending upon the cab you hire,but mostly they will be same for various distances. Make sure you provide the cab services your proper address and contact number while you’re booking in case the driver gets lost and needs to contact you for the location. Yu may find that some companies have unreasonably high prices during the night, but even if you’re hiring such companies for their cab services, make sure they are safe to travel with even at night. It would be very easy to hire cabs and to recognize them because every company designs their cars in a way that is easily identifiable by other people and usually they are painted in a way that would be recognized easily. You would also find that car with the same company will have the similar logos printed so that customers can easily understand that company’s services.

Airport transfers Kiev Airports

kiev-taxi-girlIf you need to get to the Boryspil airport from the main city of Kiev, you may have to pay around 200 to 3—Hryvnia. Before you make the final booking, be sure to check the prices of your fare with other companies so that you are paying the correct amount. If you have difficulty understanding English, you can speak to the many representatives in a language that you can speak fluently. If you are a tourist, you would definitely get a cab at the Boryspil International airport for your travel with English speaking drivers so that you can explain your destination to them correctly. These taxi services are increasingly gaining popularity among the tourists visiting Kiev. Kiev cab services also provide taxis from any and every destination in the city so now you don’t have to worry about traveling in and out of the city.

Kiev Metro

Kiev Metro – Kiev Subway information

Kiev’s public transport would be incomplete without its metro line. The Kiev Metro was definitely the first rapid transport system developed in the country of Ukraine and the third one built in all over the Soviet Union. Right now, the Kiev Metro consists of three lines stretching for about 67.6 km and for about 50 stations. It can be said that the Kiev Metro has 1.439 passengers on a daily basis. Arsenalna is one of the deep stations of the world and it can be found on the metro line in Kiev city.

Kiev metro

The metro line in Kiev follows a triangle like the Soviet Union, which is the six radii foundation which intersects in the middle. The stations underground are built in such a way that they could also function as bomb shelters. The entire metro line consists of 52 stations and which is 30 more than the formerly built line. Most of the stations in the metro line are surface level, but one would also find that some stations are built underground. They have large vestibules which are interlinked with various subways around the city. The good part about Kiev stations is that they are built by providing provisions for disabled patients as well, so it proves to be very comfortable to travel through. The trains that travel throughout the 67.6 km distance function between 6 am till 12 am in the night.

metro-kievThe Kiev metro has 3 lines, namely the Sviatoshynsko – Brovarska Line, Kurenivsko – Chervonoarmiyska Line and the Syretsko – Pecherska Line. The first line was opened back in the 1960s and happens to be the oldest metro line in Kiev followed by the Kurenivsko – Chervonoarmiyska which was built in 1976 and the last but the most modern line is the Syretsko – Pecherska which was very recently built in 1989. A single tour of the metro line in Kiev costs about 2 Hryvnia ($0.25) regardless of the destinations and the number of stops you make on the way. You can pay for your ride by exchanging money for plastic token cards and you can even purchase ticket cards if you are a regular traveler of the Kiev Metro. The tokens that you purchase for your ride can be purchased by the cashiers at all stations or you could even use token machines which do not need a cashier’s supervision to operate. The cash machines exchange 10 or 2 Hryvnia bills into the required tokens you need. It is important to know that the current tokens which are used are blue in color.

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