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There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Lviv by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Lviv, Lviv bus station N3300

$32 - $57

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Lviv 359 miles

$12

4 alternative options

Train Hungarian Railways (MÁV)  •  12 h 57 min

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

$21 - $36

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  •  6 h 56 min

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

$92 - $292

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Lviv is to rideshare which costs 3 118 Ft and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Lviv is to fly which costs 25 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 6 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Shukhevycha str. via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Lviv Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Lvov. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. 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 bus which takes 11 h 51 min and costs 9 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 11 h 51 min to get from Budapest to Lviv, including transfers.

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Budapest to Lviv bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget 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 bus which takes 11 h 51 min and costs 9 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 5 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft and takes 12 h 57 min, you could also fly, which costs 25 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 6 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Lviv.
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  • Distance: 280.6 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 51 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Lviv 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 10 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Lviv via Zahony, Chop, Lvov, and Lviv station in around 12 h 57 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Warsaw Chopin, Poznan
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Krakow, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Lviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Train operators
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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Lviv, Lviv bus station
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Budapest to Lviv
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Lviv Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Lviv is 1 h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 9:03 PM in Budapest and 10:03 PM in Lviv.

Budapest to Lviv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Lvov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Lviv is 574 km. It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to drive from Budapest to Lviv.

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Ukraine International Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Lviv Airport.

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There are 2013+ hotels available in Lviv. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Budapest and Lviv. 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 Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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