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About Kiev Boryspil International Airport (KBP)

Boryspil International Airport is Ukraine's largest airport, and is one of two airports serving the country's capital Kiev. Our Kiev Boryspil International Airport guide provides details on how to get there, where to stay nearby and available services at the airport.

Airport news:

A new terminal (Terminal E) is scheduled to open at the end of 2015, but due to the unstable political situation in the country, it is unknown if these plans will reach fruition.

Information:

Airport information desks are available (tel: +380 44 393 4371). There is a tourist information office in Terminal B

Website:

http://kbp.aero

Driving directions:

From central Kiev follow the Parkova road south – this becomes the Dniprovskyi Descent, and subsequently the Naberezhne Highway. At the roundabout, take the third exit left on to the E40/M03 across the Dnieper River (Pivdennyi Bridge). This road leads directly to the airport.

Transfer between terminals:

Free shuttle buses link the terminals.

Airport Info

Code:
KBP
Address:


Boryspil
Location:

The airport is located 30 km (19 miles) east of central Kiev.

No. of terminals:
3
Telephone:

+380 44 393 4371

Time Zone:
Eastern European Time
GMT +0200

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus:The Skybus service provides regular transfers from the airport to the centre of Kiev, terminating at the city's central railway station and operating from Terminals B and D. It also stops at the Kharkivska Metro station. The fare is UAH 50, and journey time is around 45 minutes.

Taxi:Taxis are available outside Arrivals. Avoid touts, who are common at the airport, and proceed directly to the taxi rank outside. Fares start at around UAH 100-125, and the trip should take between 25-40 minutes depending on traffic.

Terminal facilities

Money:

There are banks, a bureaux de change and ATMs in terminals B and D.

Food:

There is a good choice of restaurants, cafés and snack bars in all terminals, in public areas and airside. However, at Terminal D departures (domestic), hot food is currently restricted.

Shopping:

Large duty free outlets offering a wide variety of goods are available in terminals D and F.

Luggage:

Luggage storage facilities are available in terminals B and D.

Other:

Other facilities at the airport include baby changing rooms, children's play areas, smoking rooms, beauty salons and first aid rooms.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

There are numerous lounges and meeting rooms offering premium services of varying levels in all three terminals. A conference room is also available at the on-site Boryspil Hotel (tel: +380 44 281 7105; kbp.aero).

Disabled facilities:

The airport is fully accessible, with lifts and disabled toilet facilities. Designated disabled parking is available immediately opposite the terminal entrance, and there are special meeting points within the terminals for those requiring help. Passengers are advised to contact their airline in advance of travel should they require special assistance.

Car parking:

Car parking can be booked online via the airport website. Short-term parking is available in P1 close to the terminal, while a shuttle service links car parks P2 and the secure P3 to the terminals.

Car rental:

International car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt are all represented at the airport.