Poltava to Kharkiv

Poltava to Kharkiv

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Poltava to Kharkiv Schedule

Poltava to Kharkiv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 03:27 - 05:46UAH 1,195
KLR Bus Standard AC 05:30 - 07:30UAH 218
Local carrier Standard AC 06:25 - 08:30UAH 234
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 08:00 - 10:18UAH 1,054
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 10:14 - 11:58UAH 303
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 12:38 - 14:55UAH 379
Local carrier Standard AC 15:40 - 18:00UAH 355
Local carrier Standard AC 17:00 - 19:00UAH 355
Local carrier Standard AC 18:00 - 20:00UAH 409
Local carrier Standard AC 20:05 - 22:45UAH 293
Local carrier Standard AC 23:25 - 01:15UAH 114

Transportation from Poltava to Kharkiv

Facts about the transport from Poltava to Kharkiv

Cheapest Transport$8
Fastest Transport1h 37m
Earliest Departure3:39 AM
Latest Departure7:10 PM
Departures per day1
Distance81 kilometers
Transport CompaniesPyvovarov OO, Ukrainian Railways

How to get from Poltava to Kharkiv

Travelling between Poltava and Kharkiv 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 7.56 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 7.56.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 3 hours to travel between Poltava and Kharkiv depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Poltava and Kharkiv. Train will bring you to your destination in 1h 37m. Train does a much slower job and take about 2h 17m to reach Kharkiv.

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

Travelling between Poltava and Kharkiv can be as cheap as USD 7.56 if you opt for a Pyvovarov OO bus and as expensive as USD 7.56 if you buy a Pyvovarov OO 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 Poltava and Kharkiv ?

  • 1 from Poltava to Kharkiv starting from 13:50 Poltava until 13:50 Poltava

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

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


Travelling from Poltava to Kharkiv 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 Kharkiv

Pyvovarov OO


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 Kharkiv?

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