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Communication in Kiev

Post Office

Every town in Ukraine has a developed network of post-offices. The main post-office is usually located in the central part of the city and offers nearly all existing types of communication services. The Kyiv Central Post Office is at 22 Khreschatyk vul. and works from 8 am till 9 pm on Monday through Saturday and from 9 am till 7 pm on Sunday. Here you can buy stamps, post cards, use fax machines, send letters or packages, and make international calls. If you have any questions, call the Central Post Office information service at 065 or 228-1793.


For calls around Kyiv, you can use public telephones located all over the city. You need a phone card which you can buy at any post office. Long distance phone services in Ukraine are operated by Utel (Ukrainian Telecomunications). The rates for calls to Europe are about $0.60-1.50 per minute. Calls to the United States are about $2.00 per minute (see Utel guide to telephone services).

Mobile communication providers

DCC Mobile operator DCC
Golden Telecom Golden Telecom
Kyivstar GSM Kyivstar GSM
beeline beeline


The time in Ukraine is set two hours ahead of the Universal time in Greenwich. To save electric power, it is altered twice a year. The watches are set one hour forward in the last week of March and one hour backward in the last week of October.
For exact time information, dial 060.