Luhansk is located in the eastern part of Ukraine.
This is the administrative center of the Lugansk region. On maps of the Soviet period, it is designated as Voroshilovgrad.
Lugansk is a city with a pronounced industrial bias.
However, it will be interesting for ordinary tourists.
There are many sights and cultural institutions here.
To Lugansk by private transport
The city is a regional road junction. In the future, it is planned to build a district autobahn. On the highway M-04 you can get to Lugansk from Donetsk. In the south-easterly direction this route leads from the city to the border with Russia. On the territory of Donetsk, the Russian route changes its name to M-21. The motorway N-21 runs through Lugansk from south to north. The southern part leads to the city from the Donetsk region. The northern branch of the route allows you to get to Lugansk from Starobelsk. By R-22 you can enter the city from the north-east. The road leads from the Ukrainian-Russian border. On the territory of Russia, the route is called P272.
Lugansk station is on the borderKamennobrodsky, Artemovsky and Leninsky districts of the city. It refers to the Donetsk railway. For many long-distance electric trains, Lugansk is the terminal station. Electric trains arrive at the city train station. On long-distance trains it is possible to come to Lugansk from Moscow, Kiev, Odessa, Kharkov, Simferopol. Suburban electric trains connect the city with the settlements of Lugansk, Donetsk and Rostov regions.
By plane to Lugansk
There is a small international airport in the city. It is the base for the airline "Lugansk Airlines". Since 2009, UTair-Ukraine aircraft are based here. The city aerodrome is capable of accepting Tu-154 and lighter aircraft, as well as helicopters. Lugansk has regular flights with Kiev and Moscow. Also in the warm season, charter flights from Antalya (Turkey) and Thessaloniki (Greece) arrive in the city.
You can get to Lugansk by bus from many localities of Ukraine and Russia. The city has regular communication with Volgograd, Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don and others.