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There are 8 ways to get from Ostrava to Lviv by train, bus, night train, car, night bus or plane

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Train  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bohumin to Krakow Glowny Ec
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Przemysl Gl. Ic
  3. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Podzamche

$15 - $28

7 alternative options

Bus ContraBUS  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. to Kraków, Kraków MDA 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Lviv Chernivetska Street Bielsko-Biala-Lviv / ...

$26 - $42

Bus LEO Express  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Ostrava-Svinov to Lviv main station Leo Express

$17 - $22

Night train, train  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the night train from Ostrava hl.n. to Krakow Glowny Eic
  2. Take the train from Kraków Główny Station to Lvov Wrocław

$35 - $54

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Ostrava to Lviv 307.9 miles

$55 - $80

Night bus to Krakow, fly  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the night bus from Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. to Kraków Airport
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Lviv (LWO) KRK - LWO

$100 - $405

Train to Katowice, fly  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ostrava hl.n. to Katowice
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Lviv (LWO) KTW - LWO

$79 - $207

Train to Warsaw Chopin, fly  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Ostrava hl.n. to Warszawa Zachodnia
  2. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Lviv (LWO) WAW - LWO

$55 - $155

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ostrava to Lviv is to bus which costs 380 Kč - 490 Kč and takes 11 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ostrava to Lviv is to drive which costs 1 200 Kč - 1 800 Kč and takes 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ostrava to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. and arriving at Lviv Chernivetska Street via Krakow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ostrava to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Ostrava hl.n. and arriving at Podzamche via Bohumin, Krakow Glowny and Przemysl Gl.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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The distance between Ostrava and Lviv is 412 km. The road distance is 492.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ostrava to Lviv without a car is to train which takes 10 h 45 min and costs 330 Kč - 650 Kč.

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It takes approximately 10 h 45 min to get from Ostrava to Lviv, including transfers.

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Ostrava to Lviv bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. station.

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Ostrava to Lviv train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Bohumin station.

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The best way to get from Ostrava to Lviv is to train which takes 10 h 45 min and costs 330 Kč - 650 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 550 Kč - 1 000 Kč and takes 11 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Ostrava to Lviv.
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  • Distance: 257.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 45 min

What companies run services between Ostrava, Czech Republic and Lviv, Ukraine?

You can take a train from Ostrava to Lviv via Bohumin, Krakow Glowny, and Przemysl Gl. in around 10 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ostrava to Lviv via Krakow Central Bus Station in around 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Lviv via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$18 - $160
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Lviv
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$20 - $160
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Ostrava hl.n. to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava hl.n. to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava hl.n. to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
cd.cz
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 Krakow Glowny to Przemysl Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Przemysl Gl. to Podzamche
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kraków Główny Station to Lvov
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
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 Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ContraBUS
Phone
+38 073 100 3004
Email
contrabus@ukr.net
Website
contrabus.com.ua
Bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Lviv Chernivetska Street
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
ContraBUS
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Krakau Zob Mda to Lemberg Chernivetska
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Ostrava-Svinov to Lviv main station
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$17 - $22

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Lviv Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Ostrava to Lviv bus services, operated by ContraBUS, arrive at Lviv Chernivetska Street station.

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Lviv is 1 h ahead of Ostrava. It is currently 1:06 PM in Ostrava and 2:06 PM in Lviv.

Ostrava to Lviv train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Podzamche station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ostrava to Lviv is 493 km. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Ostrava to Lviv.

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Ryanair and LOT offer flights from Krakow Airport to Lviv Airport.

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There are 2180+ hotels available in Lviv. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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