Lviv to Kyiv

Lviv to Kyiv

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Lviv to Kyiv Schedule

Lviv to Kyiv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 00:41 - 08:10UAH 378
Local carrier Standard AC 03:30 - 11:30UAH 744
Pan Bus Sumy Standard AC 04:10 - 11:20UAH 723
Local Carrier Standard AC 07:00 - 20:00UAH 1,019
Pavluk LV Standard AC 08:30 - 16:30UAH 992
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 11:23 - 18:30UAH 476
Local carrier Standard AC 12:40 - 21:10UAH 927
Pavluk LV Standard AC 15:00 - 23:00UAH 992
Ukrainian Railways 3rd Class Sleeper 17:40 - 03:35UAH 230
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 18:35 - 03:02UAH 724
Ukrainian Railways 3rd Class Sleeper 21:05 - 07:48UAH 259
Ukrainian Railways 3rd Class Sleeper 22:44 - 08:36UAH 353

Transportation from Lviv to Kyiv

Facts about the transport from Lviv to Kyiv

Cheapest Transport$6
Fastest Transport5h 50m
Earliest Departure12:12 AM
Latest Departure11:30 PM
Departures per day15
Distance292 kilometers
Transport CompaniesLocal carrier, Ukrainian Railways

How to get from Lviv to Kyiv

Travelling between Lviv and Kyiv 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 37.43 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 12.95.

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

It can take you anywhere between 6 and 18 hours to travel between Lviv and Kyiv depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Lviv and Kyiv. Train will bring you to your destination in 5h 50m. Train does a much slower job and take about 17h 24m to reach Kyiv.

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

Travelling between Lviv and Kyiv can be as cheap as USD 12.95 if you opt for a Local carrier bus and as expensive as USD 37.43 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 Lviv and Kyiv ?

  • 15 from Lviv to Kyiv starting from 01:00 Lviv until 23:30 Lviv

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

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

Bus

Travelling from Lviv to Kyiv 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 Lviv and Kyiv

Local carrier

Train

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 Lviv to Kyiv?

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

  • 92% took a train
  • 8% opted for a bus