Kiev to Poltava

Kiev to Poltava

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Transportation from Kiev to Poltava

How to get from Kiev to Poltava

Travelling between Kiev 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 UAH 890 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere UAH 168.

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

It can take you anywhere between 4 and 7 hours to travel between Kiev and Poltava depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Kiev and Poltava. Train will bring you to your destination in 3h 7m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 6h 5m to reach Poltava.

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

Travelling between Kiev and Poltava can be as cheap as UAH 168 if you opt for a Local Carrier bus and as expensive as UAH 890 if you buy a Local Carrier Bus 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 Kiev and Poltava ?

  • 1 from Kiev to Poltava starting from 01:00 Poltava until 23:59 Poltava
  • 1 from Kiev to Poltava starting from 01:56 Poltava Kyivska until 22:20 Poltava Kyivska

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

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


Travelling from Kiev 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 Kiev and Poltava

Cazna Trans, Local Carrier, Poliakh O M, Polishchuk O M, Tov Gunsel, TOV Yunas, Yakovlev M Iu, 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 Kiev 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

  • 100% opted for a bus