Krakow to Lviv
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Transportation from Krakow to Lviv

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How to get from Krakow to Lviv

Travelling between Krakow and Lviv is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 37.08 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 5.84.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 13 hours to travel between Krakow and Lviv depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Krakow and Lviv. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h. Bus does a much slower job and take about 13h to reach Lviv.

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

Travelling between Krakow and Lviv can be as cheap as USD 5.84 if you opt for a Sindbad (Sindbad) bus and as expensive as USD 37.08 if you buy a Ryanair flight 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 Krakow and Lviv ?

  • 5 from Krakow to Lviv starting from 00:45 Krakow Bus Station until 23:50 Krakow Bus Station
  • 2 from Krakow to Lviv starting from 07:10 Krakow Airport until 12:45 Krakow Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Krakow 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 Krakow to Lviv, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 37.08.

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 Krakow and Lviv



Travelling from Krakow 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 Krakow and Lviv

ContraBus (ContraBus), Sindbad (Sindbad)

What is the most popular transport to get from Krakow to Lviv?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with avia remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% decided to fly