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PredecessorKP "Kyivelektrotrans"
Kiev City Territorial-Production Union of Automobile Transport
FormationOctober 2, 2001; 17 years ago (2001-10-02)
FounderKiev City Council
TypeMunicipal organization, Other non-liability limited[1]
HeadquartersKiev, Ukraine
General Director
Mykola Lambutskyi[2]

Kyivpastrans is the municipal company that operates of the public transport in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. Exactly trams, buses and trolleybuses. It is alo operates funicular and urban rail.

Kyivpastrans was established on October 2, 2001 by the Kiev City Council to replace KP "Kyivelektrotrans" and the Kiev City Territorial-Production Union of Automobile Transport.[3]

Rolling stock and depots[edit]

Kyivpastrans have 4 bus depot with 650 buses. It is all operates 107 routes by bus depots #2,5,6 and 8.

Express trams in Kyiv operates routes #1 and 3

Also company have 3 tram depot. One depot (Darnytsia tram depot) on the left bank and 2 depots on the right bank. One of the right-bank depots operates only LRT routes #1 and 3 by new air conditioning trams.

All these depots operates 21 tram routes. The most popular tram model - Tatra t3 with different modifications.

There are 3 trolleybus depots. They are all on the right bank of Kyiv and it is operates 45 trolleybuses routes (and 4 night routes).

The average lifetime of buses and trolleybuses is 7-18 years.

Trolleybus in Kyiv
Buses Trams Trolleybuses
650 335 385 Quantity
7 years 18 years 15 years Average lifetime


There are no tickets for a time in Kyiv. Each ride should be payed in each bus/bus/trolleybus/tram/metro. Passengers can pay for their ride by Kyivsmartcard (e-ticket) or qr-code. It is possible to buy qr-codes in internet and just validate it from smartphone screen or buy it in ticket machine.

In municipal buses, trams and trollebuses operated by Kyivpastrans one ride cost from 6.50 hrivnas to 8.00 hrn. These prices is the same in the metro.

1 ride - 8 hrn. (qr-code or Kyivsmartcard)

10 rides - 7.70 hrn (by Kyivsmartcard)

50 rides - 6.50 hrn (by Kyivsmartcard)

The penalty for a ticketless fare is 160 hrivnas.

One Kyivsmartcard cost 50 hrivnas and should be activated before use it.

Passangers should validate in each ride their qr-code or cards on orange validators inside bus/tram/trolleybus. Passanger can use all the doors to enter.


Passengers can get from Zhuliany (Kyiv airport) by trolleybus #9 to Central railway station and Palats Sportu (center of the city).

One of the most popular and useful routes for a tourists is a bus #24 (24A in weekend and holidays) from Central railway station - Khreshchatyk str - European Square - to Kiev Pechersk Lavra. This route operates by air-conditioning buses.

Passengers can see in online where is their tranport in official site of Kyivpastrans.

The most popular routes operated by Kyivpastrans:
Bus№ Trolleybus№ Tram№
99 30 1
114 18 3
69 50 15

Kyiv is also have night routes. All these routes operated only by Kyivpastrans.

137N (bus) - Central railway station - Kharkisvka metro str.

91N (trolleybus) - Central railway station - Myloslavska str.

92N (trolleybus) - Zhuliany Airport - Central Railway station - Svobody avenue.

93N (trolleybus) - Lva Tolstoho sq. metro st. - Chornobylska str.

94N (trolleybus) - Lva Tolstoho sq. metro st. - Lesya Kurbasa avenue.


  1. ^ "Kyivpastrans (Київпастранс)". Internet Securities, Inc. Retrieved 15 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Lambutskyi Mykola Mykhailovych". Kiev City Council (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 15 April 2014.
  3. ^ Bramskyy, KA. "Коротка історія розвитку в Києві міського наземного транспорту" [Brief history of Kiev urban land transport] (in Ukrainian). Kyivpastrans. Retrieved 20 May 2017.

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