Poltava to Kyiv

Poltava to Kyiv

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Poltava to Kyiv Schedule

Poltava to Kyiv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Local Carrier Standard AC 01:30 - 07:30$ 22.66
Local Carrier Standard AC 02:00 - 07:45$ 19.71
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 05:00 - 10:10$ 25.64
Local carrier Standard AC 06:00 - 10:30€ 22.50
Brintsov Standard AC 09:00 - 14:00$ 21.53
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 11:45 - 18:30€ 21.74
Local Carrier Standard AC 13:15 - 19:00€ 32.95
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 15:00 - 21:30$ 25.45
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 16:15 - 21:10$ 25.64
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 19:25 - 01:26€ 38.37
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 22:00 - 02:56€ 17.52

Transportation from Poltava to Kyiv

How to get from Poltava to Kyiv

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 53.00 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 4.00.

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

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

Train is the fastest way to travel between Poltava and Kyiv. Train will bring you to your destination in 3h 10m. Train does a much slower job and take about 6h 1m to reach Kyiv.

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

Travelling between Poltava and Kyiv can be as cheap as USD 4.00 if you opt for a Ukrainian Railways train and as expensive as USD 53.00 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 Poltava and Kyiv ?

  • 10 from Poltava to Kyiv starting from 00:20 Poltava until 16:15 Poltava

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

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


Travelling from Poltava to Kyiv 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 Poltava and Kyiv

Brintsov, Local Carrier, 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 Poltava to Kyiv?

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

  • 100% took a train
  • 1% Other