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There are 5 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

$4 - $11

Cheapest option

Train  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Sumi to Poltawa Kiewskaja AVE

$3 - $9

3 alternative options

Train via Ljubotin  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Sumi to Ljubotin D
  2. Take the train from Ljubotin to Poltawa Kiewskaja D

$5 - $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

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The cheapest way to get from Sumy to Poltava is to train which costs 95 ₴ - 240 ₴ and takes 13 h 26 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sumi and arriving at Poltawa Kiewskaja. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 26 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 110 ₴ - 290 ₴.

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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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Sumy to Poltava train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Sumi station.

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The best way to get from Sumy to Poltava is to bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs 110 ₴ - 290 ₴. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140 ₴ - 400 ₴ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Sumy to Poltava.
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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 $4 - $11 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sumy to Poltava via Ljubotin in around 5 h 52 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 Ljubotin
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 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 Ljubotin to Poltawa Kiewskaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$11 - $15
Train from Sumi to Poltawa Kiewskaja
Ave. Duration
13 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
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
$4 - $11
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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Sumy to Poltava bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, arrive at Poltava station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sumy to Poltava is 178 km. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Sumy to Poltava.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Poltava. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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