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There are 7 ways to get from Katowice to Lviv by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Katowice  •  3h 9m

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Lviv (LWO) KTW - LWO

$73 - $198

Cheapest option

Train via Przemysl Gl.  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Przemysl Gl. Ic
  3. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Podzamche

$16 - $29

5 alternative options

Bus to Krakow, fly  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Lviv (LWO) KRK - LWO

$95 - $397

Train to Warsaw Chopin, fly  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
  2. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Lviv (LWO) WAW - LWO

$52 - $151

Bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Lviv Zielona Gora-Lviv / ...

$19 - $35

Train Ukrainian Railways  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R / ...
  2. Take the train from Kraków Główny Station to Lvov Wrocław

$33 - $53

Drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Katowice to Lviv 252.8 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Lviv is to train which costs 60 zł - 110 zł and takes 8h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Lviv is to fly which costs 270 zł - 750 zł and takes 3h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Katowice and arriving at Lviv. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Katowice to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Podzamche via Krakow Glowny and Przemysl Gl.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 44m.

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The distance between Katowice and Lviv is 360 km. The road distance is 404.5 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Lviv without a car is to train which takes 8h 44m and costs 60 zł - 110 zł.

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It takes approximately 3h 9m to get from Katowice to Lviv, including transfers.

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Katowice to Lviv bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Katowice station.

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Katowice to Lviv train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Katowice station.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Lviv is to fly which takes 3h 9m and costs 270 zł - 750 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60 zł - 110 zł and takes 8h 44m, you could also bus, which costs 70 zł - 130 zł and takes 9h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Lviv.
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  • Distance: 224.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 9m

What companies run services between Katowice, Poland and Lviv, Ukraine?

Wizz Air flies from Katowice to Lviv 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Katowice to Lviv via Krakow Glowny and Przemysl Gl. in around 8h 44m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Lviv via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Lviv
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$20 - $160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$18 - $160
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Krakow Glowny to Przemysl Gl.
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Przemysl Gl. to Podzamche
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kraków Główny Station to Lvov
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Lviv main station
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$14 - $18
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 Katowice, Katowice bus station to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
AGAT
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Katowice to Lviv
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $32
Schedules at
agat.eu
ContraBUS
Phone
+38 073 100 3004
Email
contrabus@ukr.net
Website
contrabus.com.ua
Bus from Katowice Central Bus Station to Lviv Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
ContraBUS
Prykarparskyi Express
Phone
+38 096 1200 900
Website
prex.com.ua
Bus from Katowice to Lviv Dvirtseva
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
prex.com.ua
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Katowice Zob to Lemberg Chernivetska
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Katowice to Lvov
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Trans Tempo
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Katowice to Lviv Bus Station 8
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com
Visitor Travel
Phone
+48 695 114 112
Email
rezerwacje@visitor.com.pl
Website
visitor.com.pl
Bus from Katowice to Lviv
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
visitor.com.pl
Lviv Inturtrans
Website
lviv-inturtrans.com
Bus from Katowice to Lviv
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
lvivinturtrans.com
Book at
lvivinturtrans.com

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Katowice Airport to Lviv Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Katowice to Lviv bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Lviv station.

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Lviv is 1h ahead of Katowice. It is currently 8:45 AM in Katowice and 9:45 AM in Lviv.

Katowice to Lviv train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Podzamche station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Lviv is 405 km. It takes approximately 3h 51m to drive from Katowice to Lviv.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Katowice Airport to Lviv Airport.

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Book your Katowice to Lviv bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 2207+ hotels available in Lviv. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Katowice Airport is to shuttle which takes 46m and costs 27 zł.

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