There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Lviv by plane, train, night train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6 h 3 min

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

$104 - $261

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Bus Autokar Polska  •  28 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Jarosław
  2. Take the bus from Jarosław to Lviv

$80 - $109

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Train  •  25 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Lvov Wien

$172 - $275

Night train, train  •  26 h 14 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti En
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov Wien

$223 - $348

Bus AS Karpaten & Krim Tours (East West Eurolines)  •  30 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Ulm 124 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ulm Böfingen to Lviv

Drive  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lviv 975.6 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Lviv is to bus which costs SFr 75 - SFr 110 and takes 28 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Lviv is to fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 260 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Lviv. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Lviv via Jarosław. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 10 min.

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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 Wien Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 18 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Lviv is 1168 km. The road distance is 1560.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lviv without a car is to train which takes 25 h 18 min and costs SFr 160 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Zürich to Lviv, including transfers.

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Zürich to Lviv bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, 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 6 h 3 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 160 - SFr 270 and takes 25 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 110 and takes 28 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 730.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

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

LOT, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Zürich to Lviv every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Lviv via Wien Hbf and Wien Hauptbahnhof in around 25 h 18 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Lviv via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Lviv via Krakow, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Lviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Zurich to Lviv via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Lvov
Ave. Duration
16 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Zurich to Jarosław
Ave. Duration
24 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Lux Reisen
Phone
+38 068 77 060 30
Website
lux-reisen.com
Bus from Jarosław to Lviv
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Book at
kasa.lux-reisen.com
Lviv Inturtrans
Website
lviv-inturtrans.com
Bus from Jarosław to Lviv
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
lviv-inturtrans.com
Book at
lvivinturtrans.com
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 Zurich to Ulm
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
AS Karpaten & Krim Tours (East West Eurolines)
Phone
0541 120778
Email
karpatentour@mail.ru
Website
kurortplus.de
Bus from Ulm Böfingen to Lviv
Ave. Duration
23 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
kurortplus.de

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

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

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Lviv is 1 h ahead of Zürich. It is currently 2:43 PM in Zürich and 3:43 PM 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 1561 km. It takes approximately 14 h 5 min to drive from Zürich to Lviv.

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Ukraine International Airlines, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Zurich Airport to Lviv Airport.

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There are 1879+ hotels available in Lviv. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 19.

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