There are 7 ways to get from Lviv to Poltava by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Podzamche to Kiev Pass Ic
  2. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja

$19 - $32

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Lviv Bus Station 8 to Kiev Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Kiev to Poltava

$16 - $20

5 alternative options

Drive  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Lviv to Poltava 549.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Kharkiv, train  •  8 h 24 min

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

$34 - $104

Fly to Dnipropetrovsk, bus  •  14 h 14 min

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

$80 - $147

Fly to Kiev, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Kiev (KBP) LWO - KBP
  2. Take the train from Darnicsa to Poltawa Kiewskaja

$38 - $114

Fly to Kiev Zhulhany, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Kiev Zhulhany (IEV) LWO - IEV
  2. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja

$39 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lviv to Poltava is to bus which costs 450 ₴ - 600 ₴ and takes 16 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lviv to Poltava is to fly and train which costs 1 100 ₴ - 9 000 ₴ and takes 7 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lviv station to Poltava. However, there are services departing from Lviv Bus Station 8 and arriving at Poltava via Kiev. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lviv to Poltava. However, there are services departing from Podzamche and arriving at Poltawa Kiewskaja via Kiev Pass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 56 min.

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The distance between Lviv and Poltava is 756 km. The road distance is 879.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Poltava without a car is to train which takes 8 h 56 min and costs 500 ₴ - 900 ₴.

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It takes approximately 8 h 56 min to get from Lviv to Poltava, including transfers.

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Lviv to Poltava bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, arrive at Lviv Bus Station 8.

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Lviv to Poltava train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Podzamche station.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Poltava is to train which takes 8 h 56 min and costs 500 ₴ - 900 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 450 ₴ - 600 ₴ and takes 16 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Lviv to Poltava.
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  • Distance: 472.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 56 min

What companies run services between Lviv, Ukraine and Poltava, Ukraine?

You can take a train from Lviv to Poltava via Kiev Pass in around 8 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lviv to Poltava via Kiev Central Bus Station and Kiev in around 16 h 14 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Lviv to Kharkiv via Kiev
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Flights from Lviv to Dnipropetrovsk via Kiev
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Lviv to Dnipropetrovsk via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Lviv to Dnipropetrovsk via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Lviv to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Lviv to Kharkiv via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Lviv to Kharkiv via Katowice
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Lviv to Kharkiv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lviv to Dnipropetrovsk via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Lviv to Dnipropetrovsk via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Motor Sich
Website
motorsich.com
Flights from Lviv to Kiev Zhulhany
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Lviv to Kharkiv via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Podzamche to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$22 - $35
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 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
Train from Harkov Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 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
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Lviv Bus Station 8 to Kiev Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev to Poltava
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
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

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