FlixBus announced the resumption of routes to Kyiv, Zhitomir, Rivne, Vinnitsa, Uman, Khmelnitsky, Ternopil, Ivano-Frankivsk and a number of other Ukrainian cities from Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic (and back). These flights were suspended due to the war. Also, from April 28, a new FlixBus line from Kyiv to Budapest will be launched. flixbus ukraine
“One of the important decisions we made was not to raise ticket prices despite the increased demand. Together with our carrier partners, we believe in the successful development of the Ukrainian market, and we have many more plans to develop convenient and affordable bus transportation for Ukrainians,” said Michal Leman, Director of FlixBus in Ukraine, Poland and the Baltic States.
💙💛Ми відновили рейси до Києва та ряда українських міст! У мережу повернулися #Житомир, #Рівне, #Вінниця, #Умань, #Хмельницький, #Тернопіль. А ще нова лінія 🇺🇦🇭🇺Київ-Будапешт! Загалом з/до України вже доступні 8 міжнародних маршрутів #FlixBus #StandWithUkraine pic.twitter.com/GEQZWSzJOg
— FlixBus Ukraine (@FlixbusUA) April 14, 2022
In total, 8 direct international FlixBus routes are available for travelers to/from Ukraine as of April 14:
From Poland to Ukraine and back:
No. 3222 Warsaw – Lublin – Lutsk – Rivne – Zhytomyr – Kyiv, daily from April 18. No. 3241 Warsaw – Lublin – Lviv – Ivano-Frankivsk – Kolomyia – Chernivtsi, daily. No. 3231 Wroclaw – Opole – Katowice – Krakow – Lviv, 3 times a week from April 28. No. 3232 Krakow – Lviv – Ivano-Frankivsk, daily.
From Hungary to Ukraine and back:
No. 3280 Budapest – Uzhgorod – Mukachevo – Lviv – Rivne – Zhytomyr – Kyiv, 2 times a week from April 28 – a new line. No. 3285 Budapest – Nyiregygaza – Uzhgorod – Mukachevo – Lviv, 3 times a week.
From the Czech Republic to Ukraine and back:
No. 3270 Prague – Brno – Olomouc – Ostrava – Katowice – Krakow – Lviv – Rivne – Zhytomyr – Kyiv, 4 times a week, from April 18. No. 3277 Pilsen – Prague – Brno – Olomouc – Ostrava – Katowice – Krakow – Lviv – Ternopil – Khmelnitsky – Vinnitsa – Uman, 5 times a week, from April 20.
FlixBus provides humanitarian aid for Ukraine
FlixBus and its bus partners have been providing humanitarian aid since the attack on Ukraine. In addition to offering more connections and free rides for refugees, FlixBus also transports relief supplies for people in need. The green long-distance bus provider is urging politicians to include FlixBus in the planning for government-organized relief rides in order to work together to help refugees.
Uncomplicated and immediate help
FlixBus its employees and partners have been working continuously for Ukraine since February 25th. In total, FlixBus has already brought more than 20,000 refugees to destinations all over Europe – including Poland, Romania, and Germany. Within a few hours, the company offered additional connections from the Polish-Ukrainian and Romanian-Ukrainian borders, which are still in use today. For refugees from Przemyśl and Rzeszów in Poland and from Suceava and Tulcea in Romania, FlixBus offers free rides, which were collected through an employee initiative and doubled by the management. In the meantime, 6,500 free rides for refugees have been collected. In addition, private individuals, companies, aid organizations and the embassies of various countries have supported FlixBus in transporting relief supplies and refugees.
” We stand ready to support the governments in their efforts to provide safe transport to refugees,” says Daniel Krauss, CIO at FlixMobility. “With our large network and our hundreds of bus partners, we are able to mobilize up to 1,000 buses that can take people to places with enough housing.”
No empty ride – FlixBus transports relief supplies
FlixBus also transports relief supplies to the people in need. Together with its partners, the company has delivered a total of 20 tons of relief goods to and across the Ukrainian border. The green buses bring urgently needed goods as well as medicine, baby food, water and groceries to those who have been waiting there for days. “I am particularly proud of our team in these times. Whether it is the initiative to donate free tickets, to actively help on site or to collect relief supplies in our offices: Our team is showing full commitment,” says Daniel Kraus.