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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Lviv by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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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Fly from Zurich  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lviv (LWO) ZRH - LWO

3 123 ₴ - 7 566 ₴

Cheapest option

Bus via Nuremberg  •  25h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Nuremberg N184 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Lviv, Lviv bus station N3203 / ...

1 983 ₴ - 5 735 ₴

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Train to Basel, fly  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Lviv (LWO) BSL - LWO

3 928 ₴ - 9 121 ₴

Train  •  25h 9m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov Wien

5 715 ₴ - 10 282 ₴

Night train, train  •  26h 9m

  1. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Keleti En
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov Wien

4 556 ₴ - 8 457 ₴

Bus  •  29h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Przemyśl
  2. Take the bus from Przemyśl to Lviv 580

2 037 ₴ - 2 800 ₴

Drive  •  14h 14m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lviv 982.4 miles

5 500 ₴ - 8 500 ₴

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Lviv is to bus which costs SFr 70 - SFr 100 and takes 29h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Lviv is to fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 270 and takes 6h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Стрийський ринок via Nuremberg and Автовокзал. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Lvov via Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 9m.

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The distance between Zürich and Lviv is 1168 km. The road distance is 1571.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lviv without a car is to bus via Nuremberg which takes 25h 7m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Zürich to Lviv, including transfers.

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Zürich to Lviv bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich to Lviv train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lviv is to fly which takes 6h 13m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can bus via Nuremberg, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 210 and takes 25h 7m, you could also train, which costs SFr 200 - SFr 370 and takes 25h 9m.

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  • Distance: 730.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 13m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Lviv, Ukraine?

LOT, Austrian Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Zürich to Lviv every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Lviv via Nuremberg, Lviv, Lviv bus station, and Автовокзал in around 25h 7m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Lviv via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
5 000 ₴ - 15 000 ₴
Flights from Basel to Lviv via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2 000 ₴ - 10 000 ₴
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Lviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
8 000 ₴ - 21 000 ₴
Flights from Basel to Lviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
4 900 ₴ - 22 000 ₴
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Zurich to Lviv via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
3 500 ₴ - 12 000 ₴
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Zurich to Lviv via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
5 500 ₴ - 9 000 ₴
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Zurich to Lviv via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 300 ₴ - 14 000 ₴
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Lviv via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
10 000 ₴ - 21 000 ₴
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Lviv via Krakow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2 300 ₴ - 11 000 ₴
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
700 ₴ - 1 000 ₴
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
900 ₴ - 1 700 ₴
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4 800 ₴ - 7 500 ₴
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5 000 ₴ - 8 000 ₴
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
600 ₴ - 800 ₴
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
600 ₴ - 800 ₴
1st Class
1 140 ₴ - 1 143 ₴
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
420 ₴ - 700 ₴
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3 600 ₴ - 6 000 ₴
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
900 ₴ - 2 800 ₴
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
900 ₴ - 1 300 ₴
2nd class
1 200 ₴ - 1 800 ₴
1st class
2 000 ₴ - 2 800 ₴
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
650 ₴ - 1 200 ₴
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nuremberg to Lviv, Lviv bus station
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
1 800 ₴ - 3 100 ₴
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Nurnberg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1 800 ₴ - 2 700 ₴
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Przemyśl to Lviv, Vokzal
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 100 ₴ - 1 600 ₴
Website
Eurolines FR
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Nürnberg Zob to Lviv Striyskyi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
1 300 ₴ - 1 900 ₴
Schedules at
eclub.kiev.ua
Benz Express
Phone
+38 044 360 3405
Email
mail@busreisen.com.ua
Website
busreisen.com.ua
Bus from Nuremberg to Lviv Striyskyi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
busreisen.com.ua
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Zurich to Przemyśl
Ave. Duration
24h 54m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
1 800 ₴ - 2 500 ₴
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Sindbad
Prykarparskyi Express
Phone
+38 096 1200 900
Website
prex.com.ua
Bus from Przemysl to Lviv Dvirtseva
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
prex.com.ua
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Przemyśl to Lviv
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
200 ₴ - 300 ₴
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Lviv Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Zürich to Lviv bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lviv, Lviv bus station.

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Lviv is 1h ahead of Zürich. It is currently 8:51 AM in Zürich and 9:51 AM in Lviv.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Lviv is 1572 km. It takes approximately 14h 14m to drive from Zürich to Lviv.

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Swiss, Air Baltic, Ukraine International Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Lviv Airport.

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There are 1083+ hotels available in Lviv. Prices start at 620 ₴ per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 18m and costs SFr 11 - SFr 20.

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