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There are 9 ways to get from Lviv to Katowice by train, bus, rideshare, 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, bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Przemysl Gl. Ic
  2. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Krakow Glowny Ic
  3. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice, Katowice bus station P12

$16 - $28

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the rideshare from Lviv to Katowice 252.6 miles

$12

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Bus ContraBUS  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Lviv Chernivetska Street to Katowice Central Bus Station Lviv-Bielsko-Biala / ...

$19 - $35

Bus Sindbad  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Lviv to Chorzów

$20 - $36

Train  •  12h 16m

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Kraków Główny Station Lvov
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice R / ...

$33 - $48

Drive  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Lviv to Katowice 252.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Katowice  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Katowice (KTW) LWO - KTW

$73 - $198

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Krakow (KRK) LWO - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$93 - $397

Fly to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  6h 13m

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

$51 - $151

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lviv to Katowice is to rideshare which costs 312 ₴ and takes 5h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Lviv to Katowice is to fly which costs 2 000 ₴ - 6 000 ₴ and takes 3h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lviv Chernivetska Street and arriving at Katowice Central Bus Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lviv to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Lvov and arriving at Katowice via Krakow Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 16m.

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The distance between Lviv and Katowice is 360 km. The road distance is 404.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Katowice without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 33m and costs 450 ₴ - 800 ₴.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m to get from Lviv to Katowice, including transfers.

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

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Lviv to Katowice train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Lvov station.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Katowice is to bus which takes 7h 45m and costs 500 ₴ - 950 ₴. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 900 ₴ - 1 400 ₴ and takes 12h 16m, you could also fly, which costs 2 000 ₴ - 6 000 ₴ and takes 3h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Lviv to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 224.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 33m

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

ContraBUS operates a bus from Lviv to Katowice 3 times a day, and the journey takes 7h 45m. Nine other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lviv to Katowice via Krakow Glowny in around 12h 16m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
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
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 Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Kraków Główny Station
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
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
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków dw. aut. to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Bus from Lviv main station to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$14 - $18
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Kraków MDA to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Krakau Zob Mda to Katowice Zob
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Lemberg Chernivetska to Katowice Zob
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Lviv to Chorzów
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
ContraBUS
Phone
+38 073 100 3004
Email
contrabus@ukr.net
Website
contrabus.com.ua
Bus from Lviv Chernivetska Street to Katowice Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
ContraBUS
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Lviv to Katowice
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Lviv to Chorzów
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
AGAT
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Lviv to Katowice
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $32
Schedules at
agat.eu
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Lvov to Katowice
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Trans Tempo
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Lviv Bus Station 8 to Katowice
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com
Visitor Travel
Phone
+48 695 114 112
Email
rezerwacje@visitor.com.pl
Website
visitor.com.pl
Bus from Lviv to Katowice
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
visitor.com.pl
Lviv Inturtrans
Website
lviv-inturtrans.com
Bus from Lviv to Katowice
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
lvivinturtrans.com
Book at
lvivinturtrans.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lviv to Katowice
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Lviv Airport to Katowice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Lviv to Katowice bus services, operated by ContraBUS, arrive at Katowice Central Bus Station.

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Katowice is 1h behind Lviv. It is currently 3:12 AM in Lviv and 2:12 AM in Katowice.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lviv to Katowice is 404 km. It takes approximately 3h 53m to drive from Lviv to Katowice.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Lviv Airport to Katowice Airport.

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Book your Lviv to Katowice bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 692+ hotels available in Katowice. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lviv and Katowice. 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 Lviv to Lviv Airport is to Trolleybus which takes 22m and costs 5 ₴.

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