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There are 10 ways to get from Minsk to Poltava by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Kharkiv, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Kharkiv (HRK) MSQ - HRK
  2. Take the train from Harkov Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja

$87 - $261

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Train  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Darnicsa D
  2. Take the train from Darnicsa to Poltawa Kiewskaja

$8 - $17

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Fly to Kyiv Zhuliany, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) MSQ - IEV
  2. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja

$76 - $172

Fly to Dnipropetrovsk, bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Dnipropetrovsk (DNK) MSQ - DNK
  2. Take the bus from Dnipro to Poltava

$137 - $409

Fly to Boryspil, train  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Boryspil (KBP) MSQ - KBP
  2. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja

$77 - $164

Fly to Belgorod, train  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Belgorod (EGO) MSQ - EGO
  2. Take the train from Belgorod to Harkov Pass
  3. Take the train from Harkov Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja

$131 - $421

Train via Darnicsa  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Darnicsa D
  2. Take the train from Darnicsa to Poltawa Kiewskaja D

$8 - $17

Bus Visit Tour  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Minsk to Poltava

$35 - $55

Bus Minsktrans  •  18 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Minsk Tsentralny to Kiev
  2. Take the bus from Kyiv to Poltava

$26 - $42

Drive  •  11 h

  1. Drive from Minsk to Poltava 556.5 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Minsk to Poltava is to train which costs $8 - $18 and takes 15 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minsk to Poltava is to fly and train which costs $85 - $270 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Minsk and arriving at Poltava. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 17 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Minsk to Poltava. However, there are services departing from Minsk-Passajirskii and arriving at Poltawa Kiewskaja via Darnicsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 22 min.

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The distance between Minsk and Poltava is 677 km. The road distance is 890.4 km.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Poltava without a car is to train which takes 15 h 22 min and costs $8 - $18.

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Minsk to Poltava, including transfers.

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Minsk to Poltava bus services, operated by Visit Tour, depart from Minsk station.

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Minsk to Poltava train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), depart from Minsk-Passajirskii station.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Poltava is to train which takes 15 h 22 min and costs $8 - $18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 17 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Minsk to Poltava.
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  • Distance: 423.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

What companies run services between Minsk, Belarus and Poltava, Ukraine?

You can take a train from Minsk to Poltava via Darnicsa in around 15 h 22 min. Alternatively, Visit Tour operates a bus from Minsk to Poltava twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 17 h 4 min.

Airlines
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Minsk to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Minsk to Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Flights from Minsk to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Minsk to Kharkiv via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Flights from Minsk to Dnipropetrovsk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Minsk to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Minsk to Belgorod via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Minsk to Belgorod via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Minsk to Belgorod via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Minsk to Belgorod via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Yamal Airlines
Website
yamal.aero
Flights from Minsk to Belgorod via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Harkov Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Kiev Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Darnicsa to Poltawa Kiewskaja
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$13 - $19
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Dnipro to Poltava
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Minsk to Poltava
Ave. Duration
17 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vt.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk Tsentralny to Kiev
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Gunsel Group
Phone
0 800 30 30 10
Website
gunsel.ua
Bus from Kyiv to Poltava
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
gunsel.ua

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The quickest flight from Minsk Airport to Kharkiv Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Minsk to Poltava bus services, operated by Visit Tour, arrive at Poltava station.

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Poltava is 1 h behind Minsk. It is currently 7:26 AM in Minsk and 6:26 AM in Poltava.

Minsk to Poltava train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Poltawa Kiewskaja station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minsk to Poltava is 890 km. It takes approximately 11 h to drive from Minsk to Poltava.

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Belavia Belarusian Airlines and Ukraine International Airlines offer flights from Minsk Airport to Kharkiv Airport.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Poltava. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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