There are 8 ways to get from Odessa to Poltava by train, bus, taxi, 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  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Poltawa-Jushnaja Express

$4 - $12

7 alternative options

Bus Günsel Group  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Odessa Kolontaivska to Boryspil International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Boryspil International Airport to Poltava

$23 - $34

Bus Odessa bus station  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Odessa to Dnepropetrovsk
  2. Take the bus from Dnipro to Poltava

$19 - $21

Taxi  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Odessa to Poltava 359.6 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Odessa to Poltava 359.6 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Kharkiv, train  •  8 h 18 min

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

$60 - $105

Fly to Kiev Zhulhany, train  •  7 h

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

$44 - $130

Fly to Kiev, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Odesa (ODS) to Kiev (KBP) ODS - KBP
  2. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja

$50 - $133

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Odessa to Poltava is to train which costs 120 ₴ - 290 ₴ and takes 10 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Odessa to Poltava is to fly and train which costs 1 100 ₴ - 3 500 ₴ and takes 7 h.

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The distance between Odessa and Poltava is 447 km. The road distance is 575.4 km.

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The train from Odessa Gl. to Poltawa-Jushnaja takes 10 h 53 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Odessa to Poltava. However, there are services departing from Odessa Kolontaivska and arriving at Poltava via Boryspil International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Odessa Gl. and arriving at Poltawa-Jushnaja. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 53 min.

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

Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Odessa to Poltava once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $12 and the journey takes 10 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Odessa to Poltava via Boryspil International Airport in around 11 h 55 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Odesa to Kharkiv via Kiev
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Odesa to Kharkiv via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Odesa to Kharkiv via Vienna, Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Odesa to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Motor Sich
Website
motorsich.com
Flights from Odesa to Kiev Zhulhany
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Odesa to Kharkiv via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Odesa to Kharkiv via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Odessa Gl. to Poltawa-Jushnaja
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$4 - $7
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$19 - $26
Train from Harkov Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$12 - $17
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 - $6
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Günsel Group
Phone
0 800 30 30 10
Website
gunsel.ua
Bus from Odessa Kolontaivska to Boryspil International Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
gunsel.ua
Bus from Boryspil International Airport to Poltava
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
gunsel.ua
Odessa bus station
Website
odessabus.com
Bus from Odessa to Dnepropetrovsk
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
odessabus.com
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua
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
Other operators
Taxi from Odessa to Poltava
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Pantera
Phone
+38048234-2000
Website
pantera.od.ua
Optima Odessa
Phone
+38048734-47-34
Website
od.optima.fm
Bond
Phone
+380487007007
Website
bond.od.ua

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