Kyiv to Lviv

Kyiv to Lviv

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Kyiv to Lviv Schedule

Kyiv to Lviv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 03:17 - 10:08UAH 643
Local carrier Standard AC 05:30 - 15:20UAH 854
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 06:35 - 13:45UAH 649
Local carrier Standard AC 09:20 - 21:00UAH 1,521
Local carrier Standard AC 10:40 - 21:00UAH 1,521
Local carrier Standard AC 12:30 - 21:00UAH 740
Ukrainian Railways 3rd Class Sleeper 15:58 - 01:17UAH 259
Local carrier Standard AC 16:40 - 02:40UAH 759
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 19:19 - 01:56UAH 793
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 21:42 - 05:06UAH 437
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 22:14 - 08:14UAH 637

Transportation from Kyiv to Lviv

Facts about the transport from Kyiv to Lviv

Cheapest Transport$12
Fastest Transport5h 35m
Earliest Departure5:30 AM
Latest Departure10:57 PM
Departures per day34
Distance280 kilometers
Transport CompaniesLocal carrier, Menyok, Pan Bus Sumy, Ukrainian Railways

How to get from Kyiv to Lviv

Travelling between Kyiv and Lviv is possible by Bus and train. Train guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 36.59 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 11.29.

How long does it take to get from Kyiv to Lviv?

It can take you anywhere between 6 and 16 hours to travel between Kyiv and Lviv depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Kyiv and Lviv. Train will bring you to your destination in 5h 35m. Train does a much slower job and take about 15h 13m to reach Lviv.

How much does it cost to get from Kyiv to Lviv?

Travelling between Kyiv and Lviv can be as cheap as USD 11.29 if you opt for a Local carrier bus and as expensive as USD 36.59 if you buy a Local carrier Bus ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Kyiv and Lviv ?

  • 34 from Kyiv to Lviv starting from 05:30 Kyiv until 22:30 Kyiv

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Kyiv to Lviv.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Travelling from Kyiv to Lviv overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Kyiv and Lviv

Local carrier, Menyok, Pan Bus Sumy


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Kyiv to Lviv?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 91% took a train
  • 9% opted for a bus