Buses from Kiev to Lviv

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Kiev - Lviv Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Kiev to Lviv. Traveling by bus from Kiev to Lviv usually takes around 8 hours and 28 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance291 mi (468 km)
Shortest duration8h 20m
Cheapest price$14.31
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Kiev to Lviv?

Typically $16.98 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Lviv. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $11 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Kiev to Lviv in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $17 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Kiev to Lviv?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Kiev to Lviv. FlixBus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus28h 28m$18.32
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 2 trips from Kyiv to Lviv, and usually makes the trip in about 8 hours and 28 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Kyiv to Lviv during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Kyiv to Lviv?

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 28 minutes to cover the 291 miles from Kiev to Lviv. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 20 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Kiev to Lviv for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Lviv, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Kiev?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Kiev to Lviv, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Kiev to Lviv. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

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 does the bus leave from in Kiev?

Main departure station: Kyiv Bus Station Tsentralnyi

Most buses depart from the main station in Kyiv.

All bus stations in Kiev:

  • Kyiv Bus Station Tsentralnyi

Where does the bus arrive in Lviv?

Main arrival 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 bus stations in Lviv:

  • Bus Station

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