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Train Information from Budapest to Leipzig

distanceDistance399 miles (643 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$64 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Budapest to Leipzig cover the 399 miles (643 km) long route taking on average 10 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $64 (€52), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $58 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

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Deutsche Bahn Budapest – Leipzig

Travel between Budapest and Leipzig from $58 (€47) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect journey between Budapest and Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules from Budapest to Leipzig and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance from Budapest to Leipzig by DB is 399 miles (643 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Budapest to Leipzig is $58 (€47).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Budapest and Leipzig:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Budapest 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 Budapest to Leipzig.
Is cross-border travel by train between Budapest, Hungary and Leipzig, Germany allowed?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Leipzig, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Hungary?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Budapest?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/19/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Leipzig from Budapest before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Budapest, Hungary from Leipzig, Germany?

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

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

Reentry to Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Leipzig?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

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

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

Last checked on 10/17/21. 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 Budapest from Leipzig here.

How much does a cheap train from Budapest to Leipzig cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Budapest to Leipzig trains for as little as $58 (€47)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Leipzig from Budapest?
The Budapest to Leipzig train ticket price is on average $64 (€52)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
How many miles is it from Budapest to Leipzig by train?
The train distance from Budapest to Leipzig is around 399 miles (643 km).
How long is the train ride between Budapest and Leipzig?
While the time it takes to travel 399 miles (643 km) from Budapest to Leipzig can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Budapest to Leipzig train journey time is on average 10 h 30 min.
What train station in Budapest goes to Leipzig? What train station do I come into Leipzig from Budapest?

Omio customers book a train from Budapest-Déli   to Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Budapest to go to Leipzig? Where is the train station in Leipzig located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Budapest-Déli, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Budapest. The most popular arrival train station in Leipzig, called Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train providers can get me from Budapest to Leipzig?
When taking a train from Budapest to Leipzig, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Leipzig. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Budapest and Leipzig and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there between Budapest and Leipzig a day?
The average number of trains departing Budapest for Leipzig is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Budapest to Leipzig? When does the last train depart from Budapest to Leipzig?
You can take the earliest train from Budapest to Leipzig at 4: 40 AM   or take the last train from Budapest to Leipzig leaving at 9: 20 PM. Look for the latest Budapest to Leipzig train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Budapest and Leipzig for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Budapest to Leipzig within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $64 (€52) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Budapest to Leipzig are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Budapest is Budapest-Déli. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Budapest-Déli for your journey to Leipzig from Budapest.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00-10: 00, 10: 20-14: 00, 14: 25- 17: 35
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 21A, 39, 102, 139, 140, 140A, N960, N990
Metro lines: M2 (red)
Train lines: IC, IR, S (10, 12, 30, 34, 35, 40, 42), Z30
Tram lines: 17, 56, 56A, 59, 59A, 59B, 61