Kharkiv to Poltava

Kharkiv to Poltava

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Kharkiv to Poltava Schedule

Kharkiv to Poltava Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Malofeiev Standard AC 06:50 - 08:50$ 8.54
Local Carrier Standard AC 08:20 - 11:40$ 14.31
Z Time Kovelske ATP Standard AC 10:30 - 12:55$ 10.85
Ukrainian Railways 3rd Class Sleeper 13:55 - 16:29$ 6.11
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 14:00 - 16:15$ 13.72
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 16:00 - 18:00$ 13.67
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 18:53 - 21:38$ 16.77
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 21:16 - 23:44$ 32.15
Local Carrier Standard AC 23:00 - 01:25$ 9.77

Transportation from Kharkiv to Poltava

How to get from Kharkiv to Poltava

Travelling between Kharkiv and Poltava is possible by Bus and train. Train guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you CNY 255 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere CNY 40.

How long does it take to get from Kharkiv to Poltava?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 4 hours to travel between Kharkiv and Poltava depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Kharkiv and Poltava. Train will bring you to your destination in 1h 38m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 3h 20m to reach Poltava.

How much does it cost to get from Kharkiv to Poltava?

Travelling between Kharkiv and Poltava can be as cheap as CNY 40 if you opt for a Ukrainian Railways train and as expensive as CNY 255 if you buy a Ukrainian Railways Train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Kharkiv and Poltava ?

  • 11 from Kharkiv to Poltava starting from 06:50 Kharkiv until 23:00 Kharkiv

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Kharkiv to Poltava.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Travelling from Kharkiv to Poltava overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Kharkiv and Poltava

Brintsov, Local carrier, Local Carrier, Malofeiev, Z Time Kovelske ATP, Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Kharkiv to Poltava?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 64% opted for a bus
  • 36% took a train