Bukovel Express and a Special train to Slavske. Extra Trains for Christmas and Skiing

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During the winter holidays, Ukraine’s railway company Ukrzaliznytsia launched several additional routes to Lviv, Slavske, and Bukovel.
Photo: from the open sources

Photo: from the open sources

Ukrzaliznytsia has launched additional trains from Kyiv to Lviv during the holiday period of New Year and 7 January Christmas. They will run on two routes: Kyiv – Uzhhorod and Kyiv – Lviv. Also, the company launched the Bukovel Express and a special train to Slavske.

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Read also: ​​«Bukovel express» train will bring skiers from Lviv to Bukovel and Vorokhta

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Kyiv – Lviv 

Train №239 / 240 from Kyiv to Uzhhorod via Lviv is running from 24 December to 8 January every other day. Departure from the capital will be at 19:25 and will arrive in Uzhgorod at 12:09 the following day. In the opposite direction, the train will depart at 22:26 and arrive at the final station at 14:45.

Train №173 / 192 connecting Kyiv – Lviv will be launched 31 December. It will leave Kyiv at 6:57 am and arrive in Lviv at 4:58 pm. The train will depart from Lviv 31 December at 11:19 p.m. and arrive in the capital at 6:26 a.m.

The overnight trains offer sleeping compartments including private two-bed first-class accommodation with shared bathroom.

Bukovel Express

The Bukovel Express will run on the route from Lviv to Vorokhta, a popular spot for skiing. Also, the train will have a stop in the village of Tatariv, from where the skiers can take a taxi to the mountain resort Bukovel, located 15 km from there. Read more here.

Ski express 

The Intercity + Ski Express train from Kyiv to Slavske will run 30 December this year, as well as 2, 6 and 8 January 2022. 

Train №745 / 746 Kyiv – Slavske will depart from Kyiv at 06:02 and arrive in Slavske at 13:54. In the opposite direction, the train will depart from the ski resort at 16:20, and arrive at the final station at 23:50.

The Ski Express will stop at Sviatoshyn, Korosten, Lviv, Stryy and Skole stations. Ukrzaliznytsia adds that the Hyundai Rotem high-speed train will run on the route.

We will add that earlier, the company launched a number of trains to Tatariv. For the convenience of passengers, bus transfers are possible from the station to Bukovel at a fixed price – 50 UAH. Also this year, during the New Year holidays, Ukrainian ski resorts will work only for the visitors vaccinated against Covid-19. 

Intercity Kyiv – Lviv 

Intercity from Kyiv to Lviv will depart from 15 to 31 March daily, except for days 2, 3 and 6. The train departs from Kyiv at 17.24 and arrives in Lviv at 22.53. The Kyiv-Przemysl train, which runs through Lviv, departs at 06.50, and in Lviv – at 13.45. The train Kyiv – Slavske departs from Kyiv at 06.02, and in Lviv – at 11.42.

Intercity departs from Lviv to Kyiv at 02.00, and arrives in Kyiv at 10.02. There is also a flight Przemysl – Kyiv, which runs through Lviv. The train departs from Lviv at 4:10 p.m. and arrives in Kyiv at 11:08 p.m. The Slavske-Kyiv train departs at 4.20 pm, in Lviv at 6.25 pm, and arrives in Kyiv at 11.50 pm. It will run on Tuesday, 26 and 30 December, as well as 2, 6, 8 January 2022. 

Translated by Vitalii Holich

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