Kyiv to Poltava

Kyiv to Poltava

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Kyiv to Poltava Schedule

Kyiv to Poltava Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 03:58 - 09:12€ 35.16
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 04:36 - 08:34$ 45.73
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 06:45 - 09:55$ 14.33
Brintsov Standard AC 08:15 - 13:30$ 21.25
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 10:00 - 15:30$ 25.44
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 13:20 - 16:40$ 14.33
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 15:00 - 20:30$ 25.36
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 17:00 - 22:10$ 25.44
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 21:54 - 03:34$ 17.82
Osypa Standard AC 23:55 - 04:40$ 11.76

Transportation from Kyiv to Poltava

How to get from Kyiv to Poltava

Travelling between Kyiv 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 USD 46.00 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 7.00.

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

It can take you anywhere between 4 and 6 hours to travel between Kyiv and Poltava depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Kyiv and Poltava. Train will bring you to your destination in 3h 10m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 6h to reach Poltava.

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

Travelling between Kyiv and Poltava can be as cheap as USD 7.00 if you opt for a Ukrainian Railways train and as expensive as USD 46.00 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 Kyiv and Poltava ?

  • 7 from Kyiv to Poltava starting from 08:00 Kyiv until 22:00 Kyiv

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?

Bus

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

Local carrier, Z Time Kovelske ATP, Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov

Train

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 Train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 96% took a train
  • 4% opted for a bus