Poltava to Kyiv

Poltava to Kyiv

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Poltava to Kyiv Schedule

Poltava to Kyiv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 00:15 - 05:10€ 18.57
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 02:39 - 07:53UAH 1,622
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 04:00 - 09:10€ 18.57
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 06:00 - 11:10€ 18.57
KLR Bus Standard AC 08:20 - 13:10UAH 462
Local carrier Standard AC 11:30 - 16:15UAH 580
Local carrier Standard AC 12:40 - 17:50€ 18.08
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 15:09 - 20:30UAH 316
Local carrier Standard AC 16:30 - 21:10UAH 770
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 18:43 - 22:07UAH 396
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 22:52 - 02:57UAH 1,388

Transportation from Poltava to Kyiv

Facts about the transport from Poltava to Kyiv

Cheapest Transport$16
Fastest Transport3h 24m
Earliest Departure10:00 AM
Latest Departure6:44 PM
Departures per day2
Distance170 kilometers
Transport CompaniesPyvovarov OO, Ukrainian Railways, Volyn Ekspres

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. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 16.64 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 15.13.

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

It can take you anywhere between 4 and 5 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 24m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 4h 40m 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 15.13 if you opt for a Pyvovarov OO bus and as expensive as USD 16.64 if you buy a Volyn Ekspres 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 Kyiv ?

  • 2 from Poltava to Kyiv starting from 10:00 Poltava until 11:50 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

Pyvovarov OO, 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 Poltava to Kyiv?

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