There are 8 ways to get from Kiev to Lviv by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car, subway 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  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Podzamche Ic

$16 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 21 min

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

$9 - $15

6 alternative options

Bus EuroClub  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiev to Luts’k
  2. Take the bus from Luts’k to Lviv

$17 - $92

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

Subway to Kiev, fly  •  3 h 29 min

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

$34 - $104

Fly from Kiev Zhulhany  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Kiev Zhulhany (IEV) to Lviv (LWO) IEV - LWO

$36 - $311

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kiev to Lviv is to rideshare which costs 319 ₴ and takes 7 h 42 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 Podzamche. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 56 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 4 h 56 min and costs 450 ₴ - 650 ₴.

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The train from Kiev Pass to Podzamche takes 4 h 56 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Map of how to get from Kiev to Lviv.
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  • Distance: 292.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

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

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Kiev to Lviv once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 56 min. Alternatively, Ukraine buses operates a bus from Kiev to Lviv twice a week. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 9 h 21 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Kiev to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Motor Sich
Website
motorsich.com
Flights from Kiev Zhulhany to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
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 Kiev Pass to Podzamche
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$22 - $35
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
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev to Lviv Bus Station 8
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Luts’k to Lviv
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Kiev to Luts’k
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $90
Schedules at
eclub.kiev.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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