There are 8 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  10 h 56 min

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

$4 - $12

7 alternative options

Bus Günsel Group  •  12 h 25 min

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

$23 - $35

Bus Odessa bus station  •  13 h 49 min

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

$18 - $19

Taxi  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Poltava to Odessa 359.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Poltava to Odessa 359.8 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Kharkiv, fly  •  7 h 44 min

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

$61 - $106

Train to Kiev, fly  •  6 h 29 min

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

$52 - $134

Train to Kiev Zhulhany, fly  •  6 h 31 min

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

$46 - $131

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 - $12 and the journey takes 10 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poltava to Odessa via Boryspil International Airport in around 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Kharkiv to Odesa via Kiev
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Kharkiv to Odesa via Kiev, Vilnius
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Kharkiv to Odesa via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $440
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
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kharkiv to Odesa via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Kharkiv to Odesa via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
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 - $12
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$4 - $7
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$19 - $27
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
$12 - $17
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 - $6
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Günsel Group
Phone
0 800 30 30 10
Website
gunsel.ua
Bus from Poltava to Boryspil International Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
gunsel.ua
Bus from Boryspil International Airport to Odessa Kolontaivska
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
gunsel.ua
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Poltava to Dnipro
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$13
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
$110 - $140
Poltava Taxi
Phone
+380 67 152 4698
Website
poltavatravel.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Poltava to Odessa?

The distance between Poltava and Odessa is 447 km. The road distance is 576 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Poltava to Odessa?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Poltava to Odessa?

The quickest way to get from Poltava to Odessa is to train and fly which takes 6 h 29 min and costs 1 300 ₴ - 3 500 ₴.

Is there a direct train between Poltava and Odessa?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Poltava and Odessa?

No, there is no direct bus from Poltava to Odessa. However, there are services departing from Poltava and arriving at Odessa Kolontaivska via Boryspil International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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

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