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There are 9 ways to get from Kiev to Lviv by subway, plane, train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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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Subway to Boryspil, fly  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the subway from Zoloti Vorota to Kharkivska
  2. Fly from Boryspil (KBP) to Lviv (LWO) KBP - LWO

$34 - $104

Cheapest option

Train via Darnicsa  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Darnicsa to Podzamche

$4 - $16

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Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) to Lviv (LWO) IEV - LWO

$36 - $311

Train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Lvov Ic / ...

$4 - $10

Bus EuroClub  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiev to Lviv Striyskyi Bus Station Kiev

$35 - $49

Bus Ukraine buses  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiev to Lviv Bus Station 8

$10 - $15

Rideshare  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kyiv to Lviv 336.2 miles

$12

Taxi  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kiev to Lviv 336.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Kiev to Lviv 336.9 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kiev to Lviv is to train which costs 110 ₴ - 280 ₴ and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiev to Lviv is to fly which costs 1 000 ₴ - 9 000 ₴ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kiev and arriving at Lviv Bus Station 8 station. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kiev Pass and arriving at Lvov. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Kiev and Lviv is 468 km. The road distance is 539 km.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Lviv without a car is to train which takes 5 h 6 min and costs 110 ₴ - 280 ₴.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Kiev to Lviv, including transfers.

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Kiev to Lviv bus services, operated by EuroClub, depart from Kiev station.

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Kiev to Lviv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Kiev Pass station.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Lviv is to fly which takes 2 h 59 min and costs 1 000 ₴ - 9 000 ₴. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110 ₴ - 280 ₴ and takes 5 h 6 min, you could also bus, which costs 950 ₴ - 1 400 ₴ and takes 7 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Kiev to Lviv.
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  • Distance: 292.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between Kiev, Ukraine and Lviv, Ukraine?

Motor Sich flies from Kiev to Lviv 6 times a week. Alternatively, Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Kiev to Lviv hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $10 and the journey takes 5 h 6 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Boryspil to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Motor Sich
Website
motorsich.com
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
Kiev Metro
Phone
(044) 238-58-98
Email
d@metro.kiev.ua
Website
metro.kiev.ua
Subway from Zoloti Vorota to Kharkivska
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.kiev.ua
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to Lvov
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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
Bus operators
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Kiev to Lviv Striyskyi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
eclub.kiev.ua
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev to Lviv
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev to Lviv Bus Station 8
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
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 Kyiv to Lviv
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Kiev to Lviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Optima
Phone
+38044499-98-98
Website
optima.fm
Avrora
Phone
+380442271000
Website
avrora-taxi.kiev.ua
Uklon
Website
uklon.com.ua

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The quickest flight from Boryspil Airport to Lviv Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kiev to Lviv bus services, operated by EuroClub, arrive at Lviv Striyskyi Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiev to Lviv is 539 km. It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to drive from Kiev to Lviv.

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Ukraine International Airlines offers flights from Boryspil Airport to Lviv Airport.

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There are 2070+ 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 Kiev 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 Kiev to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport is to line 368 Minibus which takes 16 min and costs 2 ₴ - 4 ₴.

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