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There are 4 ways to get from Riga to Lviv by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Lviv (LWO) RIX - LWO

$98 - $144

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Lviv

$52 - $75

2 alternative options

Train  •  26 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Riga Pass to Kiev Pass Riga - Kyiv
  2. Take the train from Darnicsa to Podzamche

$67 - $104

Drive  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Lviv 611.6 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Lviv is to bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 23 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Lviv is to fly which costs $95 - $150 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Shukhevycha str. via Lviv Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Riga Pass and arriving at Podzamche via Kiev Pass and Darnicsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 15 min.

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The distance between Riga and Lviv is 790 km. The road distance is 978.5 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Lviv without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 12 min and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Riga to Lviv, including transfers.

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Riga to Lviv bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Rīga station.

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Riga to Lviv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Riga Pass station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Lviv is to fly which takes 6 h 35 min and costs $95 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 23 h 12 min, you could also train, which costs $65 - $110 and takes 26 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 494 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Lviv, Ukraine?

Belavia Belarusian Airlines, LOT and six other airlines fly from Riga to Lviv every 4 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Lviv twice a week. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 22 h 44 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Lviv via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $380
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Riga to Lviv via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Riga to Lviv via Minsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Lviv via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Riga to Lviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Riga Pass to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Darnicsa to Podzamche
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$4 - $6
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$17 - $24
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There is no direct flight from Riga Airport to Lviv Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Riga to Lviv bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Lviv station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Lviv is 979 km. It takes approximately 12 h 31 min to drive from Riga to Lviv.

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Austrian Airlines, Belavia Belarusian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Lviv Airport.

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There are 2016+ hotels available in Lviv. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to line 22 bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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