Khust (Ukrainian and Russian: Хуст, Hungarian: Huszt, Slovak: Chust) is a city in Western Ukraine, in Zakarpatska (Transcarpathia) oblast' (county), with population 31,700 people, it is the third largest city in the county. Completely surrounded by Carpathian mountains.
The nearest airport is in Uzhhorod, which is about 100 km. (about 60 miles) from the city. There are only a few flights from Kiev to Uzhhorod. (A one-way ticket is about $150, operated by Aerosvit Airlines). The nearest big airport is Budapest.
There are two direct trains from Uzhhorod, the so called "Edelveis". One in the morning, another somewhere in the afternoon. The afternoon train arrives to Khust at about 8 p.m. The price of a one-way ticket is about $2.
There is also a direct train from Lviv. It is an overnight train which arrives to Khust at 7 a.m.
The easiest way to get to Khust is by bus. There are several direct buses from Uzhhorod, Lviv, Chernivtsi, Kiev, and other big Ukrainian cities. A one way bus fare from Uzhgorod is about $ 3-4. A bus fare from Kiev is about $20.
The city is comparatively small, and you can usually walk anywhere in less than an hour.
You can catch a taxi either on the bus station or in the city center. It is very easy to catch taxi in Khust. The average fare within the city is about $2.