Lviv to Kyiv

Lviv to Kyiv

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Lviv to Kyiv Schedule

Lviv to Kyiv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ukrainian Railways 3rd Class Sleeper 01:48 - 10:44$ 8.59
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 03:13 - 10:11$ 65.45
Local Carrier Standard AC 05:30 - 14:50$ 29.36
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 06:02 - 11:17$ 20.55
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 11:26 - 17:22$ 17.85
Pavluk LV Standard AC 12:50 - 21:00$ 27.68
Pavljuk Standard AC 15:00 - 23:00$ 27.68
Pavluk LV Standard AC 17:00 - 01:00$ 33.16
Ukrainian Railways 3rd Class Sleeper 19:11 - 05:26$ 9.04
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 21:05 - 06:40$ 17.20
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 23:08 - 07:54$ 24.67

Transportation from Lviv to Kyiv

How to get from Lviv to Kyiv

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 854.13 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 8.78.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 23 hours to travel between Lviv and Kyiv depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Lviv and Kyiv. Flight will bring you to your destination in 55m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 22h 20m 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 8.78 if you opt for a Ukrainian Railways train and as expensive as USD 854.13 if you buy a Tranigo taxi 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 ?

  • 1 from Lviv to Kyiv starting from 05:30 Lviv until 05:30 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?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Lviv to Kyiv, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 29.49.

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 Lviv and Kyiv

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


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

Local carrier


Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Lviv and Kyiv



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

  • 100% took a train
  • 1% Other