Lviv to Kyiv

Lviv to Kyiv

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Lviv to Kyiv Schedule

Lviv to Kyiv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 01:04 - 08:52UAH 1,315
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 02:56 - 11:04UAH 440
Local carrier Standard AC 05:30 - 14:50UAH 808
Local Carrier Standard AC 07:00 - 20:00€ 19.64
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 09:47 - 16:12UAH 321
Local carrier Standard AC 11:30 - 21:00UAH 841
Pass Trans Standard AC 12:40 - 20:30€ 19.47
Pavluk LV Standard AC 15:00 - 23:00€ 26.55
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 17:50 - 02:38UAH 403
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 18:35 - 03:02UAH 2,214
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 21:40 - 06:45€ 21.22
Ukrainian Railways 3rd Class Sleeper 23:45 - 09:28UAH 253

Transportation from Lviv to Kyiv

Facts about the transport from Lviv to Kyiv

Cheapest Transport$6
Fastest Transport3h
Earliest Departure1:00 AM
Latest Departure11:30 PM
Departures per day20
Distance150 kilometers
Transport CompaniesKLR Bus, Local carrier, Ukrainian Railways

How to get from Lviv to Kyiv

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 41.40 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 Lviv to Kyiv?

It can take you anywhere between 3 and 16 hours to travel between Lviv and Kyiv depending on the means of transport you choose.

Bus is the fastest way to travel between Lviv and Kyiv. Bus will bring you to your destination in 3h. Train does a much slower job and take about 15h 21m 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 14.86 if you opt for a KLR Bus bus and as expensive as USD 41.40 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 ?

  • 20 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?


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

KLR Bus, Local carrier


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

  • 85% took a train
  • 15% opted for a bus