There are 7 ways to get from Poltava to Odessa 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 56 min

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

$4 - $11

6 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 49 min

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

$19 - $20

Taxi  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Poltava to Odessa 359.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Poltava to Odessa 359.8 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Kharkiv, fly  •  6 h 53 min

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

$61 - $105

Train to Kiev Zhulhany, fly  •  6 h 19 min

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

$46 - $130

Train to Kiev, fly  •  6 h 38 min

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

$52 - $132

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poltava to Odessa is to train which costs 120 ₴ - 290 ₴ and takes 10 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poltava to Odessa is to train and fly which costs 1 200 ₴ - 3 700 ₴ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The distance between Poltava and Odessa is 447 km. The road distance is 575.6 km.

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The train from Poltawa-Jushnaja to Odessa Gl. takes 10 h 56 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poltava to Odessa. However, there are services departing from Poltava and arriving at Odessa via Dnepropetrovsk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Poltawa-Jushnaja and arriving at Odessa Gl.. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 56 min.

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The best way to get from Poltava to Odessa is to train which takes 10 h 56 min and costs 120 ₴ - 290 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 530 ₴ - 560 ₴ and takes 13 h 49 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Poltava to Odessa.
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  • Distance: 279.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 56 min

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

Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Poltava to Odessa twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $11 and the journey takes 10 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poltava to Odessa via Dnipro and Dnepropetrovsk in around 13 h 49 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Kharkiv to Odesa via Kiev
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Kharkiv to Odesa via Kiev, Vilnius
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Kiev to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Motor Sich
Website
motorsich.com
Flights from Kiev Zhulhany to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Kharkiv to Odesa via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kharkiv to Odesa via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Poltawa-Jushnaja to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
10 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$4 - $6
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$18 - $25
Train from Poltawa Kiewskaja to Harkov Pass
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
$11 - $16
Train from Poltawa Kiewskaja to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 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
$14 - $20
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Poltava to Dnipro
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Odessa bus station
Website
odessabus.com
Bus from Dnepropetrovsk to Odessa
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
odessabus.com
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Other operators
Taxi from Poltava to Odessa
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Poltava Taxi
Phone
+380 67 152 4698
Website
poltavatravel.com

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