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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Leipzig

distanceDistance611 miles (985 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Birmingham to Leipzig cover the 611 miles (985 km) long trip taking on average 16 h 41 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Leipzig

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Leipzig, Germany allowed?

Travel by train between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Leipzig, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Leipzig from Birmingham restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Birmingham?

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Leipzig, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 5/18/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Birmingham to Leipzig closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Leipzig, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Leipzig to Birmingham is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Leipzig?

What are the requirements?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 5/18/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Birmingham from Leipzig here.

How many miles is it from Birmingham to Leipzig by train?

The distance to Leipzig from Birmingham by train is approximately 611 miles (985 km).

How many hours is the train time between Birmingham and Leipzig?

On average the Birmingham to Leipzig train travel time is 16 h 41 min  for the 611 miles (985 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Birmingham goes to Leipzig? What train station do I come into Leipzig from Birmingham?

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your route from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. 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 Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Where is the train station in Birmingham? Where is the train station in Leipzig?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Birmingham New Street, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Leipzig.

How many trains per day are there from Birmingham to Leipzig?

The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Leipzig is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Leipzig
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham 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 Birmingham for your trip to Leipzig.
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Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales