Lviv to Odessa

Lviv to Odessa

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Transportation from Lviv to Odessa

How to get from Lviv to Odessa

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

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 Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about UAH 4,144. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as UAH 246.

How far is Lviv from Odessa?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Lviv to Odessa. Your trip will be a total of 506 miles (813 km). The flying distance is 389 miles (625 km).

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

The travel time from Lviv to Odessa can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 5 to 23 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Lviv to Odessa 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 UAH 246 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as UAH 4,144.

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

  • Train tickets - UAH 246 to UAH 1,747;
  • Bus tickets - UAH 437 to UAH 928;
  • Plane tickets - UAH 2,565 to UAH 4,148;

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 03:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:10. There are 39 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 8 trains per day.
  • Flights from Lviv to Odessa depart during the day - there are approximately 3 departures a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Lviv to Odessa. 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 UAH 2,565.

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 Lviv to Odessa
Motor Sich, Windrose Airlines


Taking a bus from Lviv to Odessa 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.


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 Lviv to Odessa

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Lviv to Odessa? 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:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.