Ukraine international travel guide

Ukraine

Ukraine is part of Europe with main city at Kyiv. It's usually 🌤️ -3.74 °C in Ukraine with a rainfall of 🌧 31.39 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Ukraine. Internet speed in Ukraine is on average 11.2 Mbps. In Ukraine you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a population of 43M people. The main currency is Hryvnia. The languages spoken are Ukrainian. Automatic teller machines are very common in Ukraine. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed   🌤️ ~-3.74 °C   🌧 ~31.39 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 43M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution

We've reviewed our travel advice for Ukraine. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise a high degree of caution in Ukraine overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

issued date: October 18, 2019

General

🔌 Sockets

Ukraine uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Ukrainian

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Ukraine uses the Ukrainian hryvnia (symbol: ?), code UAH.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 hryvnias. Hryvnia is subdivided into 100 kopiykas. Coins come in denominations of 1 hryvnia and 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1 kopiykas.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are very common in Ukraine. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Ukraine. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Ukraine is on average 11.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Ukraine is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

📞 Calling

To call Ukraine, dial +, then 380 (the country code for Ukraine), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Ukraine, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 3112 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Ukraine you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways. Right turn on red lights is strictly forbidden unless an additional green semaphore arrow allows it. It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.02%.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

911, 919

Police

911, 919

Ambulance

911, 919

Fire department

911, 919

Last updated: February 12, 2020