Kherson is a major city in Southern Ukraine. Kherson currently serves as the de facto administrative center for the exiled Crimea autonomous republic government. As well as the administrative center for the Kherson Oblast.
Airport serves scheduled flights to Kyiv (twice daily, operated by Ukraine International Airlines ) and to Istanbul (daily, operated by Turkish Airlines ). Both carriers provide connection flights to wide range of international destinations.
Central bus station (1 Polkovnyka Kedrovskogo st.; old street name: Budionogo st.) serves both domestic and international routes. There are buses from Poland, Germany, Czech Republic, Russia, Moldova. Numerous bus routes connect Kherson with major Ukrainian cities as well as Kherson region destinations. Frequent private owned shuttle buses to Odesa, Mykolayiv, Kahovka, Skadovsk, Zaliznyi Port can be found on the opposite site of bus station in from of gas station. Shuttle buses usually don't have fixed schedule and depart when full.
Suburban bus station (or Kherson-2; 22 Mayakovskogo st.) serves routes around Kherson region, including rural areas.
Kherson railway station is located in the city center and is easily accessible by public transport. There are trains to Kyiv, Odesa, Dnipro, Zaporizhia, Kharkiv, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk and many others. Train from Mykolayiv to Moscow, Russia stops in Kherson and runs on even dates. There are also number of suburban trains to Mykolayiv, Novovesela, Vadym, Brylivka, and Apostolove.
To travel from/to Kherson by train, be sure to buy tickets in advance. All train tickets - inscribed, while boarding the train need to show your ID. The national train company is state-owned Ukrainian Railways "Укрзалізниця/Ukrzaliznytsya". The tickets can be booked online. For more details see Ukraine page.
John Howard's Wiskey Club is very popular among locals and foreignors. Discos such as Millenium, Chocolate, and Amigos are nice as well.
The Diligence Hotel is a Western standard hotel. It has very nice accomodations. It is one block from the main city center street.