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Trip Summary

There is usually just one train option from Lviv to Krakow per day. The average train journey from Lviv to Krakow takes 8 hours and 35 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance182 mi (293 km)
Fastest train8h 35m
Lowest price€21.95
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceLeo Express
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Lviv to Krakow?

Leo Express is the one and only train line which connects Lviv to Krakow. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Leo Express18h 35m€21.95
  • Leo Express is a prominent private train company based in Czechia, offering seamless connections between multiple cities across four countries. With a dedicated team of 320 professionals managing an extensive network of routes, Leo Express provides a multitude of daily trips. The company serves various destinations within the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, and Poland. Passengers can enjoy onboard amenities such as air conditioning, restrooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, power outlets, and complimentary refreshments for select ticket holders across different travel classes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Lviv and Krakow is approximately 182 miles, or 293 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 35 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

Trains from Lviv to Krakow are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Lviv at 20:00 and arrives in Krakow around 8 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Krakow with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Krakow to Lviv.

City Information

Lviv

Lviv, Ukraine - UALVV-0

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Lviv, Ukraine - UALVV-1

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Lviv, Ukraine - UALVV-2

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Lviv is one of the largest cities in Ukraine, and it is rich in cultural heritage and fun activities to enjoy. At the heart of the city is Rynok Square, a quarter with plenty of architectural wonders and vibrant street life. The square also houses some of the most famous shops in the city, so be sure to snag some souvenirs to bring home. While strolling around the quarter, don't miss out on the chance to climb up the Town Hall for some magnificent views. If you wish to enjoy some high culture activities, head to the Opera House to take in the opulent furniture and decor, and even an opera performance!

Traditional Ukrainian cuisine might be a bit heavy, but it is incredibly delicious once you get used to it. For the best traditional restaurants, you could check out the Old Town quarter establishments, including Meat and Justice and At Arsenal. If you want to enjoy a sumptuous buffet, check out Puzata Khata.

Lviv is easy to access whether you're backpacking through Europe or jetsetting in luxury. Buses and trains arrive downtown, and international flights go through Danylo Halytskyi International Airport, located 6 kilometers from central Lviv.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Lviv?

Main departure station: Bus Station

Lviv's primary bus station is at 109 Stryiska Street, located south of the city center. The station was constructed from 1976 to 1980 and is notable for its modernist Soviet architecture. It features a large waiting area with seats and other amenities such as food stalls, vending machines, and public restrooms. The station is near a busy residential area, so additional amenities like restaurants, pharmacies, and retail stores are just a short walk away. Most of Lviv's intercity buses stop at this Stryiskyi station, including FlixBus and Sindbad, on routes to destinations like Warsaw, Bratislava, or Budapest.

All train stations in Lviv:

  • Bus Station

Where is the train station in Krakow?

Main arrival station: ul. Bosacka 18

Krakow has one train station.

Train stations in Krakow:

  • ul. Bosacka 18

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