There are 7 ways to get from Warsaw to Lviv by plane, bus, train, rideshare or car

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Fly  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Lviv (LWO) WAW - LWO

$42 - $137

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Rideshare  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Warsaw to Lviv 244.5 miles

$12

5 alternative options

Bus Odri  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa Aleje Jerozolimskie to Lviv Bus Station 8 Słupsk

Train via Krakow Glowny  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Przemysl Gl. Ic
  3. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Podzamche Ic

$21 - $35

Bus Mądeltrans Eurolines  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Lviv

$21 - $31

Train Ukrainian Railways  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Lvov Gdynia

$40 - $65

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Lviv 244.1 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Lviv station. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Lviv Bus Station 8 via Warszawa Aleje Jerozolimskie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Lvov. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Lviv is 339 km. The road distance is 390.5 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Lviv without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Warsaw to Lviv, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Lviv bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, depart from Warszawa station.

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Warsaw to Lviv train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Lviv is to fly which takes 3 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 21 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 9 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Lviv Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Warsaw to Lviv bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, arrive at Lviv station.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Lviv.
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  • Distance: 212 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Lviv, Ukraine?

LOT flies from Warsaw to Lviv 3 times a day. Alternatively, Odri operates a bus from Warsaw to Lviv twice a week, and the journey takes 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Krakow Glowny to Przemysl Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Przemysl Gl. to Podzamche
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Lvov
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Warszawa Aleje Jerozolimskie to Lviv Bus Station 8
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Lviv
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Warsaw to Lviv
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Lviv is 1 h ahead of Warsaw. It is currently 10:35 AM in Warsaw and 11:35 AM in Lviv.

Warsaw to Lviv train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Podzamche station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Lviv is 391 km. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to drive from Warsaw to Lviv.

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LOT offers flights from Warsaw Airport to Lviv Airport.

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There are 1887+ hotels available in Lviv. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Warsaw and Lviv. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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