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from Poltava to Kyiv

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Travel Information to Kyiv from Poltava

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

Take a coach 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 £4. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Infobus or Ukrainian railways among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Poltava to Kyiv.

Travel Tips

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.
How do I travel between Poltava and Kyiv?

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

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

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Poltava to Kyiv, which costs on average £4.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Kyiv:

A train is about £1 less than a coach, which costs on average £5 for this route.

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

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

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 20 min.

How far is Kyiv from Poltava?

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:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Poltava to Kyiv?

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

  • Coaches 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 companies can help me find a way to get from Poltava to Kyiv?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Poltava to Kyiv:

  • You can take a coach from Poltava to Kyiv with Infobus. Cheap tickets can be found for £5 with Infobus from Poltava to Kyiv.
  • You can go to Kyiv from Poltava by train with Ukrainian railways. You'll see cheap train tickets for £4 with Ukrainian railways from Poltava to Kyiv on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Poltava to Kyiv?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Kyiv with Ecolines or Autolux.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Kyiv tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling 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 holiday 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 far in advance should I book tickets between Poltava and Kyiv online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Poltava to Kyiv, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £5 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £4 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Poltava to Kyiv tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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