Kyiv to Poltava

Kyiv to Poltava

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Kyiv to Poltava Schedule

Kyiv to Poltava Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Nikolas Transavto Standard AC 00:30 - 04:50UAH 699
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 03:26 - 07:33UAH 1,547
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 05:52 - 09:52UAH 1,617
Local carrier Standard AC 07:45 - 11:44UAH 759
Volyn Ekspres Standard AC 08:15 - 13:40UAH 628
Local carrier Standard AC 10:30 - 15:55UAH 524
Local carrier Standard AC 12:00 - 17:10UAH 756
Local carrier Standard AC 14:20 - 19:10UAH 735
Local carrier Standard AC 16:20 - 21:10UAH 735
Local carrier Standard AC 18:40 - 23:10UAH 410
Denysivka Standard AC 21:00 - 03:00UAH 396
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 22:47 - 03:30UAH 601

Transportation from Kyiv to Poltava

Facts about the transport from Kyiv to Poltava

Cheapest Transport$8
Fastest Transport3h 19m
Earliest Departure12:30 AM
Latest Departure10:50 PM
Departures per day50
Distance166 kilometers
Transport CompaniesLocal carrier, Ukrainian Railways, Volyn Ekspres

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 21.82 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 7.63.

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

It can take you anywhere between 4 and 7 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 19m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 6h 20m 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 7.63 if you opt for a Local carrier bus and as expensive as USD 21.82 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 ?

  • 47 from Kyiv to Poltava starting from 00:30 Kyiv until 22:50 Kyiv
  • 3 from Kyiv to Poltava starting from 06:45 Kyiv Pass until 15:43 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

Local carrier, Volyn Ekspres


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

  • 100% opted for a bus