There are 8 ways to get from Lviv to Kiev by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Ic

$4 - $11

7 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 24 min

$12 - $14

Bus Trans Tempo  •  11 h 1 min

$34 - $35

Rideshare  •  7 h 40 min

  1. 336.9 miles

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  6 h 54 min

  1. 337.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. 337.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Kiev, subway  •  3 h 26 min

  1. LWO - KBP

$34 - $104

Fly to Kiev Zhulhany  •  3 h 10 min

  1. LWO - IEV

$36 - $311

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

Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Lviv to Kiev 3 times a day. Tickets cost $4 - $11 and the journey takes 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, Ukraine buses operates a bus from Lviv to Kiev once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $13 and the journey takes 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Lviv to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Motor Sich
Website
motorsich.com
Flights from Lviv to Kiev Zhulhany
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
Kiev Metro
Phone
(044) 238-58-98
Email
d@metro.kiev.ua
Website
metro.kiev.ua
Subway from Kharkivska to Zoloti Vorota
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.kiev.ua
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
$11 - $13
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Lviv to Luts’k
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Trans Tempo
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lviv to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Lviv to Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Optima
Phone
+380322428242
Website
optima.fm
Nashe Taxi
Phone
+380322438484
Website
nashetaxi.com
Desyatka
Phone
236
Website
taxi10ka.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lviv and Kiev is 468 km. The road distance is 541 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lviv to Kiev is to train which costs 110 ₴ - 280 ₴ and takes 4 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Lviv to Kiev is to fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 900 ₴ - 8 500 ₴.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Podzamche and arriving at Kiev Pass. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Lviv to Kiev. However, there are services departing from Petra Doroshenko str. and arriving at Kiev via Lviv and Lutsk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 1 min.

The train from Podzamche to Kiev Pass takes 4 h 57 min including transfers and departs three times a day.