There are 4 ways to get from Sumy to Poltava by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sumy to Poltava

$5 - $10

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Sumi to Harkov Pass Express
  2. Take the train from Harkov Pass to Poltawa Kiewskaja

$6 - $14

Taxi  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sumy to Poltava 111.2 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Sumy to Poltava 111.2 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sumy to Poltava is to bus which costs 150 ₴ - 280 ₴ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sumy to Poltava is to taxi which costs 900 ₴ - 1 100 ₴ and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sumy and arriving at Poltava. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sumy to Poltava. However, there are services departing from Sumi and arriving at Poltawa Kiewskaja via Harkov Pass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Sumy and Poltava is 149 km. The road distance is 177.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sumy to Poltava without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs 150 ₴ - 280 ₴.

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The bus from Sumy to Poltava takes 4 h 25 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Sumy to Poltava bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, depart from Sumy station.

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  • Distance: 93 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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

Avtovokzaly.ru operates a bus from Sumy to Poltava 4 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sumy to Poltava via Harkov Pass in around 5 h 39 min.

Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Sumi to Harkov Pass
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 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
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Sumy to Poltava
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Other operators
Taxi from Sumy to Poltava
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Taxi Sumy
Phone
+380 66 208 9379
Website
taxi-sumy.in.ua

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