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

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Train, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Przemysl Gl. Ic
  2. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Krakow Glowny Ic
  3. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice, Katowice bus station P12 / ...

$16 - $47

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Rideshare  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lviv to Katowice 252.6 miles

$12

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lviv to Katowice Leo Express / ...

$19 - $40

Train  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Katowice Lvov

$30 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Lviv to Katowice 252.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Katowice  •  3 h 45 min

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

$73 - $198

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  5 h 11 min

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

$94 - $396

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lvov and arriving at Katowice. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 18 min.

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The distance between Lviv and Katowice is 360 km. The road distance is 404.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Katowice without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Lviv to Katowice, including transfers.

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

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Lviv to Katowice train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Lvov station.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Katowice is to bus which takes 9 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 18 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 45 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Lviv to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 224.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

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

Sindbad operates a bus from Lviv to Katowice 4 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min. Nine other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Ukrainian Railways operates a train from Lviv to Katowice once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 12 h 18 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Lviv to Katowice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lviv to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$19 - $170
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Lviv to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lviv to Przemyśl Główny
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
intercity.uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Katowice
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
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 Przemysl Gl. to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
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 Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków dw. aut. to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Bus from Lviv main station to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$14 - $18
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Kraków MDA to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Lviv to Katowice
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $32
Schedules at
agat.eu
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Lvov to Katowice
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Trans Tempo
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Lviv to Katowice
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Lviv Bus Station 8 to Katowice
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
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 Lviv to Katowice
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
visitor.com.pl
Lviv Inturtrans
Website
lviv-inturtrans.com
Bus from Lviv to Katowice
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
lviv-inturtrans.com
Book at
lvivinturtrans.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lviv to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Katowice is 1 h behind Lviv. It is currently 11:54 AM in Lviv and 10:54 AM in Katowice.

Lviv to Katowice train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lviv to Katowice is 404 km. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Lviv to Katowice.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Lviv Airport to Katowice Airport.

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Book your Lviv to Katowice bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 538+ hotels available in Katowice. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lviv and Katowice. 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 Lviv to Lviv Airport is to line 9 Trolleybus which takes 16 min and costs .

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