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There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Lviv by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Mukacheve
  2. Take the train from Mukacheve to Lviv

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Lviv

Train via Chop

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Chop
  2. Take the train from Chop-Pas to Lviv

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Airport to Lviv

Drive

  1. Drive from Budapest to Lviv
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International entry into Ukraine from Hungary

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Ukraine from Hungary

  • There are no current restrictions
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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Ukraine is currently allowed from Hungary.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lviv is 0800602019.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lviv is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Lviv is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800602019.

No, returning to Hungary from Ukraine is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 29 Sep 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Visit Ukraine.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Budapest to Lviv is to rideshare, which costs 4 023 Ft and takes 8h 30m.
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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Lviv is to drive which costs 42 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft and takes 7h 21m.
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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 Стрийський ринок via Budapest Airport and Автовокзал. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 8m.
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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Lviv via Mukacheve. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 40m.
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The distance between Budapest and Lviv is 449 km. The road distance is 572.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Lviv without a car is to train which takes 11h 40m and costs 7 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft.
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It takes approximately 11h 40m to get from Budapest to Lviv, including transfers.
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Budapest to Lviv bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest Airport station.
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Budapest to Lviv train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.
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The best way to get from Budapest to Lviv is to train which takes 11h 40m and costs 7 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft and takes 14h 8m.
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Map of how to get from Budapest to Lviv.
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  • Distance: 448.8 km
  • Duration: 11h 40m

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Lviv via Mukacheve in around 11h 40m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest Airport to Lviv 5 times a week. Tickets cost 1 000 ₴ - 1 300 ₴ and the journey takes 12h 15m.

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Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Mukacheve
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 ₴ - 700 ₴
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Chop
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
500 ₴ - 600 ₴
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Mukacheve to Lviv
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
250 ₴ - 440 ₴
Schedules at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
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Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
1st Class
450 ₴ - 1 100 ₴
3rd Class
130 ₴ - 180 ₴
2nd Class
250 ₴ - 440 ₴
Train from Chop-Pas to Lviv
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
260 ₴ - 460 ₴
Schedules at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
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Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
1st Class
480 ₴ - 1 100 ₴
3rd Class
130 ₴ - 180 ₴
2nd Class
260 ₴ - 460 ₴
Lviv railways
Website
railway.lviv.ua
Train from Mukacheve to Lviv
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 ₴ - 90 ₴
Schedules at
railway.lviv.ua
Train from Chop-Pas to Lviv
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95 ₴ - 110 ₴
Schedules at
railway.lviv.ua
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest Airport to Lviv
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
1 000 ₴ - 1 300 ₴
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Lviv
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
349 ₴
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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Budapest to Lviv bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lviv station.
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Lviv is 1h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 6:17 PM in Budapest and 7:17 PM in Lviv.

Budapest to Lviv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Lviv station.
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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Lviv is 572 km. It takes approximately 7h 21m to drive from Budapest to Lviv.

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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.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar