Zaporizhia is a city in Ukraine.
The name Zaporozhia means "beyond the rapids". Before the Dniproges Dam was built, the rapids on the Dniepr river were a notorious impediment to navigation.
Zaporozhia is around 10 hours away from Kiev via train. There are also daily trains from Moscow, Minsk, Simferopol, and Kharkov. The tickets can be acquired from the official Ukrainian railway webpage, which is available in English.
For the adventurous or cash-strapped, there are also several daily marshrutkas departing from outside Kiev train station. Expect to take around 10 hours. There are also many marshrutkas from neighboring cities
Finally, the local airport is one of the biggest in the country and has daily domestic and international flights, including those to Kyiv, Istanbul, and Minsk.
Many marshrutka services operate from the station all over the city. The city also has a good bus and tram network.