Kyiv to Lviv

Kyiv to Lviv

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Kyiv to Lviv Schedule

Kyiv to Lviv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ukrainian Railways 3rd Class Sleeper 01:06 - 10:38UAH 228
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 03:17 - 10:10UAH 1,837
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 05:59 - 11:43UAH 703
Local Carrier Standard AC 07:00 - 18:05€ 22.45
Local carrier Standard AC 08:30 - 15:15UAH 985
Local carrier Standard AC 11:00 - 07:30UAH 787
KLR Bus Standard AC 13:00 - 21:45UAH 636
Local carrier Standard AC 15:00 - 02:20UAH 583
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 17:12 - 02:16€ 43.32
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 18:30 - 04:33€ 18.95
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 20:21 - 03:27UAH 1,870
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 23:08 - 06:35UAH 772

Transportation from Kyiv to Lviv

Facts about the transport from Kyiv to Lviv

Cheapest Transport$7
Fastest Transport1h
Earliest Departure2:57 AM
Latest Departure11:00 PM
Departures per day39
Distance851 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAirBaltic, Bees Airline, KLR Bus, Local carrier, Lot Polish Airlines, Menyok, Motor Sich, Ryanair, TransTempo, Ukraine International Airlines, Ukrainian Railways, Windrose Airlines, Wizz Air

How to get from Kyiv to Lviv

Travelling between Kyiv and Lviv is possible by Flight, bus and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 41.30 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 14.86.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 27 hours to travel between Kyiv and Lviv depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Kyiv and Lviv. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 2h 35m 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 14.86 if you opt for a Menyok bus and as expensive as USD 41.30 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 ?

  • 39 from Kyiv to Lviv starting from 06:30 Kyiv until 22:15 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?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Kyiv to Lviv, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 27.86.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Kyiv and Lviv

AirBaltic, Bees Airline, Lot Polish Airlines, Motor Sich, Ryanair, Ukraine International Airlines, Windrose Airlines, Wizz Air


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

KLR Bus, Local carrier, Menyok, TransTempo


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