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There are 6 ways to get from Lviv to Chernivtsi by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lviv Dvirtseva to Chernivci

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Chernovcy D

$3 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Lviv Dvirtseva to Ivano-Frankovsk
  2. Take the train from Ivano-Frankovsk to Chernovcy Express / ...

$5 - $11

Rideshare  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lviv to Chernivtsi 165 miles

$12

Taxi  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lviv to Chernivtsi 164.3 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Lviv to Chernivtsi 164.3 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lviv to Chernivtsi is to train which costs 95 ₴ - 230 ₴ and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lviv to Chernivtsi is to taxi which costs 1 800 ₴ - 2 300 ₴ and takes 4 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lviv Dvirtseva and arriving at Chernivci. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lvov and arriving at Chernovcy. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 41 min.

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The distance between Lviv and Chernivtsi is 222 km. The road distance is 262.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Chernivtsi without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 160 ₴ - 270 ₴.

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The bus from Lviv Dvirtseva to Chernivci takes 6 h 30 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Lviv to Chernivtsi bus services, operated by Prykarparskyi Express, depart from Lviv Dvirtseva station.

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

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The best way to get from Lviv to Chernivtsi is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 160 ₴ - 270 ₴. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95 ₴ - 230 ₴ and takes 6 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Lviv to Chernivtsi.
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  • Distance: 138.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Lviv, Ukraine and Chernivtsi, Ukraine?

Prykarparskyi Express operates a bus from Lviv to Chernivtsi twice daily, and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Ukraine buses also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Lviv to Chernivtsi 3 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $9 and the journey takes 6 h 41 min.

Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 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
$5 - $9
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Ivano-Frankovsk to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
5 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 - $16
Bus operators
Prykarparskyi Express
Phone
+38 096 1200 900
Website
prex.com.ua
Bus from Lviv Dvirtseva to Chernivci
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
prex.com.ua
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Lviv Bus Station 8 to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Lviv Dvirtseva to Ivano-Frankovsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
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 Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Lviv to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Optima
Phone
+380322428242
Website
optima.fm
Nashe Taxi
Phone
+380322438484
Website
nashetaxi.com
Desyatka
Phone
236
Website
taxi10ka.com

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Lviv to Chernivtsi bus services, operated by Prykarparskyi Express, arrive at Chernivci station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lviv to Chernivtsi is 263 km. It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to drive from Lviv to Chernivtsi.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Chernivtsi. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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

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