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Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Leipzig

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

$28

Average

$46

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Berlin to Leipzig will cost around $ 46 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 28.

08:30PMBerlin Hbf1h12 09:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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$281One-way
09:28PMBerlin Hbf1h19 10:47PMLeipzig Hbf
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$301One-way
05:28AMBerlin Hbf1h14 06:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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$301One-way
07:26PMBerlin Hbf1h17 08:43PMLeipzig Hbf
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$331One-way
04:30AMBerlin Hbf1h12 05:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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$381One-way

Train schedule from Berlin to Leipzig

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12:27AMBerlin Hbf1h46 02:13AMLeipzig Hbf
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04:30AMBerlin Hbf1h12 05:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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05:28AMBerlin Hbf1h14 06:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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06:30AMBerlin Hbf1h12 07:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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07:28AMBerlin Hbf1h14 08:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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07:37AMBerlin Hbf1h36 09:13AMLeipzig Hbf
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08:30AMBerlin Hbf1h12 09:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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09:28AMBerlin Hbf1h14 10:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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09:37AMBerlin Hbf1h36 11:13AMLeipzig Hbf
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10:30AMBerlin Hbf1h12 11:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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11:28AMBerlin Hbf1h14 12:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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11:37AMBerlin Hbf1h36 01:13PMLeipzig Hbf
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12:30PMBerlin Hbf1h12 01:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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01:28PMBerlin Hbf1h14 02:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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01:37PMBerlin Hbf1h36 03:13PMLeipzig Hbf
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02:30PMBerlin Hbf1h12 03:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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03:28PMBerlin Hbf1h14 04:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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03:37PMBerlin Hbf1h36 05:13PMLeipzig Hbf
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04:30PMBerlin Hbf1h12 05:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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05:28PMBerlin Hbf1h14 06:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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05:36PMBerlin Hbf1h37 07:13PMLeipzig Hbf
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06:30PMBerlin Hbf1h12 07:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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07:26PMBerlin Hbf1h17 08:43PMLeipzig Hbf
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08:30PMBerlin Hbf1h12 09:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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09:28PMBerlin Hbf1h19 10:47PMLeipzig Hbf
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10:29PMBerlin Hbf2h09 12:38AMLeipzig Hbf
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May 23
$25Deutsche Bahn
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May 24
$20Deutsche Bahn
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May 25
$27Deutsche Bahn
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May 26
$11FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
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May 27
$6FlixTrain
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May 28
$20Deutsche Bahn
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$17FlixTrain
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$9FlixTrain
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$6FlixTrain
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Jun 6
$11FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
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$20Deutsche Bahn
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$6FlixTrain
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Fastest train times from Berlin to Leipzig

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

1 h 12 m

Average

1 h 22 m

Trains per day

26

Distance

150 km

Of the 26 trains that leave Berlin for Leipzig every day 20 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 150 km distance in an average of 1 h 22 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 12 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 9 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

2nd Fastest
06:30AMBerlin Hbf1h12 07:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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$501One-way
2nd Fastest
10:30AMBerlin Hbf1h12 11:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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$501One-way
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06:30PMBerlin Hbf1h12 07:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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$431One-way
2nd Fastest
08:30PMBerlin Hbf1h12 09:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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$281One-way
2nd Fastest
08:30AMBerlin Hbf1h12 09:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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$551One-way

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Overview: Train from Berlin to Leipzig

distanceDistance92 miles (149 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFlixTrain, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Berlin to Leipzig cover the 92 miles (149 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 9 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of train tickets is $20 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Train providers: FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Leipzig trains

Find the best trains from Berlin to Leipzig with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn from $6 (€5). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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Deutsche Bahn

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost train companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance train at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    Trains from Berlin to Leipzig

    Taking a train is a reliable and effective way of commuting from Berlin to Leipzig. The trip between these two cities is short, lasting just over an hour. About 26 trains leave Berlin for Leipzig per day. While most of the connections along this route are direct, some make one change in Bitterfeld.

    Berlin to Leipzig Train Time: Daily Departures

    Around 26 trains leave Berlin for Leipzig per day, covering the 93 mile (150 km) journey in an average of one hour 35 minutes. Direct connections complete the trip in approximately one hour 12 minutes, while those that require a change at Bitterfeld cover the journey in about one hour 12 minutes. The first train leaves Berlin Central Station at around 4:30 a.m. while the final departure is at 11:15 p.m.

    How long is the journey by train from Berlin to Leipzig?

    The train from Berlin to Leipzig varies in duration depending on the service and time of departure. On average, it takes a train one hour 35 minutes to complete the trip. However, the direct connections are faster and last approximately one hour 12 minutes. The duration could be longer on weekends and public holidays.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Berlin to Leipzig?

    Departure train station: All trains commuting along the Berlin-Leipzig route depart from the Berlin Central Station. The station lies just under a mile from the city center, and a bus gets there in five minutes. Facilities at the station include luggage stores, ticket offices, and free Wi-Fi.

    Arrival train station: A train from Berlin to Leipzig stops at the Leipzig Central Station, which lies about three quarters of a mile from the city center. Trams and local buses connect to the city in about five minutes. The station has shops, cafes, baggage lockers, and an information desk.

    Which train companies travel from Berlin to Leipzig?

    Deutsche Bahn, German's national carrier runs every train from Berlin to Leipzig. The operator offers direct connections every day of the week. Deutsche Bahn trains are distinct due to the signature white and red color.

    Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Leipzig

    A Deutsche Bahn train from Berlin to Leipzig takes an average of one hour 35 minutes. However, high-speed trains on direct connections take around one hour 12 minutes to complete the trip, while the slowest train that involves changes along the may take over six hours. Deutsche Bahn trains are known for their reliability and strict schedules, leading to the company being the largest provider of German travel across the rail network.

    Berlin to Leipzig Trains: Services on Board

    First class service on a train from Berlin to Leipzig offers passengers a little extra luxury during their journey. The carriage is spacious, and travelers enjoy more legroom. The seats are comfortable, the aisles are wider, and passengers have more luggage allowance than other classes. Other crucial essentials include power sockets on each seat to keep the gadgets charged, free Wi-Fi, in-seat food and drink service. Moreover, first class ticket holders have access to the Deutsche Bahn lounges. Second class carriages have cheaper tickets, passengers in this class do not enjoy the complimentary service offered in the first class. The legroom is smaller but still ample and passengers can access free Wi-Fi, though it may not be as fast as that in first class. All classes allow passengers to bring their pets such as guide dogs, cats, and birds provided that they are in cages and do not disturb other customers. While small pets travel for free, bigger ones must have tickets. The operator allows passengers to board with their bicycles as long as they are easily disassembled or are foldable. Deutsche Bahn minds the welfare of customers with disabilities and limited mobility. It helps them to search and make connections, and there are hoists and ramps at the stations to help aid them when boarding. However, to enjoy these services, passengers with disabilities must book before the departure date.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Berlin to Leipzig?

    There are several ways of finding cheaper tickets, particularly for passengers traveling on a budget. The first tip on cutting costs is to book early. Deutsche Bahn releases its tickets at least three months before the departure date to give their clients an easy time to search and plan their travel dates. Traveling on slower connections that involve transfers along the way is another effective way of making savings. Lastly, avoid traveling during rush hour since tickets are the most expensive at this time.

    Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Leipzig

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    Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Berlin to Leipzig. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

    DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Berlin to Leipzig and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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    Travel Tips: Trains from Berlin to Leipzig

    Travel by train to Leipzig easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Leipzig.
    FAQs

    What is the price of the cheapest train from Berlin to Leipzig?

    Train tickets from Berlin to Leipzig for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $6 (€5)  one way in the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket to Leipzig from Berlin?

    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Berlin to Leipzig train price to come in at an average of $20 (€17)  one way.

    How far is Leipzig from Berlin by train?

    The Berlin to Leipzig train distance is approximately 92 miles (149 km).

    What is the Berlin to Leipzig train travel time?

    The train time between Berlin and Leipzig is on average 1 h 9 min  for the 92 miles (149 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Berlin to Leipzig by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When traveling by train from Berlin to Leipzig, which train station in Berlin do I depart from and which train station in Leipzig do I arrive in?

    There are a few train stations in Berlin to start your trip from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. In Leipzig you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

    Where is the Berlin train station located? Where is the Leipzig train station located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center.

    What train companies offer a service from Berlin to Leipzig?

    If you're looking for trains from Berlin to Leipzig, you can rely on FlixTrain, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Leipzig. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Berlin to Leipzig route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Are there any nonstop train services from Berlin to Leipzig?

    Yes, there are 12 direct trains from Berlin to Leipzig per day with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

    How many train services are there from Berlin to Leipzig a day?

    The average number of trains departing Berlin for Leipzig is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    What time is the earliest train from Berlin to Leipzig? What time is the last train from Berlin to Leipzig?

    The first Berlin to Leipzig train departs at 6: 47 AM   and the last train from Berlin to Leipzig leaves at 10: 54 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Berlin to Leipzig on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Berlin to Leipzig to get the best deals?

    If you purchase the Berlin to Leipzig train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $20 (€17). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Berlin and Leipzig. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Berlin
    Leipzig
    Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your trip to Leipzig.
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
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    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
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    Phone Number
    +49 302971055
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
    Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
    U-Bahn lines: U5
    S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
    Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
    Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
    Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7