Kyiv to Lviv

Kyiv to Lviv

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Transportation from Kyiv to Lviv

How to get from Kyiv to Lviv

When you want to get from Kyiv to Lviv, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about INR 64,369. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as INR 356.

How far is Kyiv from Lviv?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kyiv to Lviv. Your trip will be a total of 404 miles (649 km). The flying distance is 311 miles (499 km).

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

The travel time from Kyiv to Lviv can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 32 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Kyiv to Lviv varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Ukrainian Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as INR 356 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as INR 64,369.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Kyiv to Lviv:

  • Train tickets - INR 372 to INR 6,400;
  • Bus tickets - INR 670 to INR 3,051;
  • Plane tickets - INR 1,935 to INR 18,456;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from INR 21,656 to INR 64,374.

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

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 00:40 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:55. There are 108 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 42 trains per day.
  • Flights from Kyiv to Lviv depart during the day - there are approximately 6 departures a day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Kyiv to Lviv any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Kyiv to Lviv. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is INR 1,935.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Kyiv to Lviv
AirBaltic, Bees Airline, Lot Polish Airlines, Motor Sich, Ryanair, Ukraine International Airlines, Windrose Airlines, Wizz Air


Taking a bus from Kyiv to Lviv is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Kyiv to Lviv. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as INR 21,656.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Kyiv to Lviv

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kyiv to Lviv? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 88% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 12% decided to go for a bus.