Odessa International Airport (ODS) is the international airport of Odessa, Ukraine. Located 7.5 km south-west from the city center, the airport handles 1.5 million passengers annually. It is one of the busiest airports in Ukraine and the main airlines that can be found there are national airlines like Ukraine International Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Austrian Airlines, and low-cost options such as Ryanair and Wizz Air.
How to get from Odessa Airport to Odessa
Bus #117 travels between the airport and the city center, it departs every 20 minutes. It takes about 50 minutes to get to the centre of Odessa, in which bus #117 will make a stop at Odessa-Glavnaya railway station. A ticket costs 5.00 UAH.
Another option is Trolleybus #14, which drives every day from 07:00 until 20:00 from the airport to the train station. The travel time is 35 minutes. A ticket costs 2.00 UAH
If you would like a more comfortable ride, we recommend taking a taxi. They are available around the clock and there is a taxi rank. A fare to the city center is around 300 UAH. Odessa airport offers passengers taxi services upon arrival. You can order a taxi from the operator at a special desk, and the taxi rank can be found near the new terminal. Uber is another reasonably priced option.
Alternatively, you can take a private door-to-door transfer from the airport to wherever you want to go. You can pre-book a transfer and a professional driver will be waiting for you at the airport.
Renting a car at Odessa Airport
For those who prefer to explore on their own, the best option is to rent a car directly at the airport. Several car rental companies operate at Odessa Airport such as: Avis, Budget, Sixt, Europcar.
Or you can rent a car online, as it is usually cheaper than using taxi services if you are staying for a few days.
Renting a bus at Odessa Airport
Larger groups of passengers should consider renting a bus at the airport. However, it is recommended to book it online, so the bus rental companies have enough time to advise you on the meeting point and all other information.
Accommodation near Odessa Airport
Odessa Airport FAQs
- I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?
Not at all, there are three options, a taxi, an uber, or a pre arranged transfer. While an uber is less pricey than a taxi, a transfer is convenient and hassle-free.
- Is there a free Wi-Fi service available at Odessa Airport?
Of course, free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the airport.
- Can I exchange money at the airport to pay for my transfer?
Yes, the money exchange offices are located at the international flights arrival lounge and on the first floor of the old terminal, as well as in the arrival lounge of the new terminal.
- Does Odessa Airport have storage lockers?
Baggage can be left in the baggage room, which is in the departure lounge. It is available 24/7 without a break. The storage charge for one piece of baggage regardless of its size and weight is 133 UAH per day.
- I am continuing my journey outside Odessa. Are there any direct lines to other destinations?
Yes! You will need to make your way to the Central Bus Station of Odessa and check there. Here are some of the most popular bus lines from Odessa:
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