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from Poltava to Kyiv

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Travel Information from Poltava to Kyiv

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $7
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€4) • 2 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $5 (€4) • 2 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesInfobus or Ukrainian railways

Take a bus or train to travel 187 miles (302 km) to Kyiv from Poltava. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Infobus or Ukrainian railways among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Poltava to Kyiv.

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Travel from Poltava to Kyiv
Travel to Kyiv easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Poltava to Kyiv.
What are the ways to get from Poltava to Kyiv?

You can travel to Kyiv from Poltava 2 different ways: bus or train.

How do I get from Poltava to Kyiv the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Kyiv from Poltava is by taking a train with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Kyiv:

Taking a train is about $2 (€2) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $7 (€6) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Poltava to Kyiv?

The fastest way from Poltava to Kyiv is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 3 min.

There are alternative travel options to Kyiv that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 20 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Poltava to Kyiv?

The distance from Poltava to Kyiv is approximately 187 miles (302 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Poltava to Kyiv?

The average frequency per day from Poltava to Kyiv is:

  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Poltava and Kyiv as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Poltava and Kyiv, where do I depart from Poltava and where do I arrive in Kyiv?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Poltava to Kyiv:

  • Buses mostly leave from Poltava, Автотраса and tend to arrive in Kyiv, Tsentralʹnyy Avtovokzal (Київ, Центральний Автовокзал).
  • Trains most often depart from Poltava at Poltava Kyivska and arrive in Kyiv at Kyiv-Pasazhyrsky.
Which travel operators can get me to Kyiv from Poltava?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Poltava to Kyiv, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Infobus can get you to Kyiv by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Infobus from Poltava to Kyiv for $7 (€6) on Omio.
  • Ukrainian railways can take you to Kyiv by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Ukrainian railways from Poltava to Kyiv for $5 (€4).
Can I find a direct route from Poltava to Kyiv?

Yes, there are direct services available from Poltava to Kyiv with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with Ecolines or Autolux.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Kyiv as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Poltava to Kyiv.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Poltava to Kyiv?
Looking to extend your trip from Poltava to Kyiv? Many Omio customers who go from Poltava to Kyiv usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Warsaw, Prague or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Warsaw, Prague or Berlin from Kyiv, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase Poltava to Kyiv tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Poltava to Kyiv, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $7 (€6) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $5 (€4) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Poltava to Kyiv online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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