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There are 10 ways to get from Lviv to Žilina by train, bus, night bus, 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.

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Train  •  11h 54m

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Przemysl Gl. Ic
  2. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Krakow Glowny Ic
  3. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Bohumin Ec
  4. Take the train from Bohumin to Zilina R / ...

$22 - $37

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Bus ContraBUS, night bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Lviv Chernivetska Street to Bielsko-Biala Central Bus Station Lviv-Bielsko-Biala
  2. Take the night bus from Bielsko-Biała, Bielsko-Biala to Žilina N1291

$29 - $46

Train Ukrainian Railways  •  15h 7m

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Kosice Kyiv
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Zilina R / ...

$38 - $56

Bus Sindbad, night bus  •  15h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Lviv to Bielsko-Biała
  2. Take the night bus from Bielsko-Biała, Bielsko-Biala to Žilina N1291

$27 - $45

Drive  •  5h 52m

  1. Drive from Lviv to Žilina 309.4 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Vienna, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Vienna (VIE) LWO - VIE
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina

$120 - $244

Fly to Krakow, bus, train  •  8h 58m

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Krakow (KRK) LWO - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Bohumín
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Zilina

$100 - $406

Fly to Katowice, train  •  8h 53m

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Katowice (KTW) LWO - KTW
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Bohumin
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Zilina

$82 - $213

Fly to Bratislava, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Bratislava (BTS) LWO - BTS
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina

$45 - $264

Fly to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  10h 37m

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) LWO - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Bohumin
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Zilina

$57 - $161

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lviv to Žilina is to train which costs 600 ₴ - 1 100 ₴ and takes 11h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Lviv to Žilina is to drive which costs 1 700 ₴ - 2 600 ₴ and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lviv to Žilina. However, there are services departing from Lviv Chernivetska Street and arriving at Žilina via Bielsko-Biała, Bielsko-Biala. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lviv to Žilina. However, there are services departing from Lvov and arriving at Zilina via Przemysl Gl., Krakow Glowny and Bohumin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 54m.

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The distance between Lviv and Žilina is 387 km. The road distance is 495 km.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Žilina without a car is to train which takes 11h 54m and costs 600 ₴ - 1 100 ₴.

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It takes approximately 11h 54m to get from Lviv to Žilina, including transfers.

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Lviv to Žilina bus services, operated by ContraBUS, depart from Lviv Chernivetska Street station.

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Lviv to Žilina train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Lvov station.

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The quickest flight from Lviv Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Lviv to Žilina.
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  • Distance: 242.1 miles
  • Duration: 11h 54m

What companies run services between Lviv, Ukraine and Žilina, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Lviv to Žilina via Przemysl Gl., Krakow Glowny, and Bohumin in around 11h 54m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Lviv to Vienna via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Lviv to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Lviv to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Lviv to Katowice
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$25 - $200
Flights from Lviv to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lviv to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lviv to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$19 - $170
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 Przemysl Gl. to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
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2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Krakow Glowny to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Katowice to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bohumín to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Bohumín to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$11 - $15
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Kosice
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Kosice to Zilina
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
slovakrail.sk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Košice, žel. st. to Žilina, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
regiojet.com
Bus operators
ContraBUS
Phone
+38 073 100 3004
Email
contrabus@ukr.net
Website
contrabus.com.ua
Bus from Lviv Chernivetska Street to Bielsko-Biala Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
ContraBUS
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Lemberg Chernivetska to Bielsko-Biala Zob
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bielsko-Biała, Bielsko-Biala to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $9

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Lviv to Žilina bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Žilina station.

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Žilina is 1h behind Lviv. It is currently 1:21 PM in Lviv and 12:21 PM in Žilina.

Lviv to Žilina train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Zilina station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lviv to Žilina is 495 km. It takes approximately 5h 52m to drive from Lviv to Žilina.

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Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Lviv Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Žilina. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Lviv Airport is to Trolleybus which takes 22m and costs 5 ₴.

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