There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Lviv 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 Hungarian Railways (MÁV)  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Chop Ic
  2. Take the train from Chop to Lvov D

$20 - $32

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Rideshare  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Lviv 359 miles

$12

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Bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Rzeszow
  2. Take the bus from Rzeszów to Lviv Szczecin / ...

$69 - $89

Train Ukrainian Railways  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov Wien

$35 - $55

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Lviv 358.7 miles

$60 - $95

Fly from Budapest  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Lviv (LWO) BUD - LWO

$92 - $292

Train to Vienna, fly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Lviv (LWO) VIE - LWO

$158 - $304

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Lviv is to rideshare which costs 3 137 Ft and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Lviv is to train and fly which costs 43 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 6 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Lviv via Rzeszów. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Lvov. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Lviv is 449 km. The road distance is 573.9 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Lviv without a car is to train which takes 12 h 59 min and costs 5 500 Ft - 9 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 12 h 59 min to get from Budapest to Lviv, including transfers.

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Budapest to Lviv bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Budapest station.

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Budapest to Lviv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Budapest-Keleti station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Lviv is to train which takes 12 h 59 min and costs 5 500 Ft - 9 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft and takes 13 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs 25 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 6 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Lviv Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Lviv bus services, operated by Agat, arrive at Lviv station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Lviv.
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  • Distance: 280.6 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 59 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Lviv, Ukraine?

You can take a train from Budapest to Lviv via Chop, Lvov, and Lviv station in around 12 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Lviv via Rzeszow and Rzeszów in around 13 h 10 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Warsaw, Poznan
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Krakow, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Lviv via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Vienna to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Budapest to Rzeszow
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Rzeszów to Lviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
agat.eu
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Rzeszów to Lviv Bus Station 8
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com
Trans Tempo
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Rzeszow to Lvov
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
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 Budapest to Lviv
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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