There are 5 ways to get from Lviv to Kharkiv by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Lviv  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Kharkiv (HRK) LWO - HRK

$30 - $96

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Train  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Podzamche to Kiev Pass Ic
  2. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Harkov Pass

$19 - $33

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Train to Ivano-Frankivsk, fly  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Ivano-Frankovsk
  2. Fly from Ivano-Frankivsk (IFO) to Kharkiv (HRK) IFO - HRK

$206 - $661

Bus  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lviv Bus Station 8 to Kiev Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Boryspil International Airport to Kharkiv

$21 - $34

Drive  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Lviv to Kharkiv 632.5 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Lviv to Kharkiv is to train which costs 500 ₴ - 950 ₴ and takes 10 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lviv to Kharkiv is to fly which costs 850 ₴ - 2 700 ₴ and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lviv station to Kharkiv. However, there are services departing from Lviv Bus Station 8 and arriving at Kharkiv via Kiev Central Bus Station and Boryspil International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lviv to Kharkiv. However, there are services departing from Podzamche and arriving at Harkov Pass via Kiev Pass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 32 min.

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The distance between Lviv and Kharkiv is 875 km. The road distance is 1012.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Kharkiv without a car is to train which takes 10 h 32 min and costs 500 ₴ - 950 ₴.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Lviv to Kharkiv, including transfers.

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Lviv to Kharkiv bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, arrive at Lviv Bus Station 8.

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

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The best way to get from Lviv to Kharkiv is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs 850 ₴ - 2 700 ₴. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 500 ₴ - 950 ₴ and takes 10 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs 550 ₴ - 1 000 ₴ and takes 19 h 5 min.

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  • Distance: 546.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

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

Ukraine International Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and three other airlines fly from Lviv to Kharkiv 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lviv to Kharkiv via Kiev Pass in around 10 h 32 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Lviv to Kharkiv via Kiev
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Flights from Ivano-Frankivsk to Kharkiv via Kiev
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Lviv to Kharkiv via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Lviv to Kharkiv via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Lviv to Kharkiv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Ivano-Frankovsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $4
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Kiev Pass to Harkov Pass
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $6
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$15 - $22
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 Podzamche to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Lviv Bus Station 8 to Kiev Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Günsel Group
Phone
0 800 30 30 10
Website
gunsel.ua
Bus from Boryspil International Airport to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
gunsel.ua

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There is no direct flight from Lviv Airport to Kharkiv Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Lviv to Kharkiv bus services, operated by Günsel Group, arrive at Kharkiv station.

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Lviv to Kharkiv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Harkov Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lviv to Kharkiv is 1012 km. It takes approximately 12 h 48 min to drive from Lviv to Kharkiv.

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Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air, Pegasus Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Lviv Airport to Kharkiv Airport.

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There are 396+ hotels available in Kharkiv. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Lviv Airport is to Trolleybus which takes 22 min and costs 5 ₴.

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