Poltava to Kharkiv

Poltava to Kharkiv

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Poltava to Kharkiv Schedule

Poltava to Kharkiv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Local Carrier Standard AC 03:10 - 06:30UAH 213
KLR Bus Standard AC 05:30 - 07:30UAH 226
Local carrier Standard AC 07:00 - 09:15UAH 493
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 08:15 - 10:30UAH 359
Local carrier Standard AC 11:00 - 13:00UAH 489
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 12:35 - 14:59€ 26.94
Local carrier Standard AC 14:55 - 16:50UAH 320
Local carrier Standard AC 17:50 - 21:30UAH 423
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 19:12 - 20:50UAH 325
Local carrier Standard AC 20:15 - 22:45UAH 291
Local carrier Standard AC 23:25 - 01:15UAH 114

Transportation from Poltava to Kharkiv

Facts about the transport from Poltava to Kharkiv

Cheapest Transport$6
Fastest Transport1h 38m
Earliest Departure2:00 AM
Latest Departure8:15 PM
Departures per day38
Distance82 kilometers
Transport CompaniesDenysivka, KLR Bus, Local carrier, 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. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 13.48 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 5.04.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 5 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 38m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 5h 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 5.04 if you opt for a Denysivka bus and as expensive as USD 13.48 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 Poltava and Kharkiv ?

  • 38 from Poltava to Kharkiv starting from 02:00 Poltava until 20:15 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

Denysivka, KLR Bus, Local carrier


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