Kyiv to Poltava

Kyiv to Poltava

0 trips (UAH 146 – UAH 1,981)  

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Transportation from Kyiv to Poltava

How to get from Kyiv to Poltava

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you UAH 1,981 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere UAH 146.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 7 hours to travel between Kyiv and Poltava depending on the means of transport you choose.

Bus is the fastest way to travel between Kyiv and Poltava. Bus will bring you to your destination in 1h 20m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 7h to reach Poltava.

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

Travelling between Kyiv and Poltava can be as cheap as UAH 146 if you opt for a Ukrainian Railways train and as expensive as UAH 1,981 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 Kyiv and Poltava ?

  • 140 from Kyiv to Poltava starting from 00:00 Kyiv until 23:59 Kyiv
  • 17 from Kyiv to Poltava starting from 01:56 Kyiv Pass until 23:18 Kyiv Pass

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

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


Travelling from Kyiv 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 Kyiv and Poltava

Cazna Trans, Dentrans, East West Eurolines, Ecolines, Elit Bus Trans, Fomenko K A Interliner, Kramatorske Atp 11410, Local carrier, Local Carrier, Lys Avto Trans, Malofeiev, Ogurtsov D O, Osypa, Pass Trans, Poliakh I A, Poliakh O M, Polishchuk O M, Tov Gunsel, TOV Yunas, VasilkivTransAvto, 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 Kyiv 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

  • 80% opted for a bus
  • 20% took a train