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There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Lviv by plane, train, night train, bus or car

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Fly  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Lviv (LWO) OTP - LWO

$102 - $243

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Bus  •  23 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
  2. Take the bus from Chernivtsi to Lwiw Stryiskyi bus station

$17 - $29

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Train  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Chernivtsi Bucharest
  2. Take the train from Chernovcy to Lvov D

$40 - $60

Train, night train  •  19 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Chernivtsi Bucharest
  2. Take the night train from Chernovcy to Lvov

$40 - $61

Bus S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A.  •  22 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Suceava
  2. Take the bus from Suceava to Chernivci
  3. Take the bus from Chernivtsi to Lwiw Stryiskyi bus station

$18 - $26

Drive  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Lviv 492.4 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Lviv is to bus which costs $17 - $26 and takes 22 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Lviv is to fly which costs $100 - $250 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Bucharest - Gară Filaret and arriving at Shukhevycha str. via Suceava, Chernivtsi and Lviv Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Bucharest - Gara de Nord and arriving at Lvov via Chernovcy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 39 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Lviv is 621 km. The road distance is 787.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Lviv without a car is to train which takes 17 h 39 min and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Bucharest to Lviv, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Lviv bus services, operated by S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A., depart from Bucharest - Gară Filaret station.

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Bucharest to Lviv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Bucharest - Gara de Nord station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Lviv is to fly which takes 7 h 2 min and costs $100 - $250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 17 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs $17 - $26 and takes 22 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Lviv.
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  • Distance: 388.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 2 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Lviv, Ukraine?

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines fly from Bucharest to Lviv every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Lviv via Chernivtsi and Chernovcy in around 17 h 39 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $410
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A.
Phone
021.335.32.90
Email
agentia.filaret@acfilaret.ro
Website
acfilaret.ro
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Suceava
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
acfilaret.ro
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Suceava to Chernivci
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Chernivtsi to Lwiw Stryiskyi bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Lviv Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Bucharest to Lviv bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, arrive at Lwiw Stryiskyi bus station.

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Bucharest to Lviv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Lvov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Lviv is 788 km. It takes approximately 12 h 9 min to drive from Bucharest to Lviv.

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Wizz Air, Tarom, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Lviv Airport.

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There are 1935+ hotels available in Lviv. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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