The cheapest trains from Dortmund to Leipzig

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Cheapest

$53

Average

$73

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 Dortmund to Leipzig will cost around $ 73 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 53.

Cheapest
06:55PMDortmund Hbf6h07 01:02AMLeipzig Hbf
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$531One-way
Cheapest
05:04PMDortmund Hbf6h25 11:29PMLeipzig Hbf
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$531One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:24AMDortmund Hbf4h53 01:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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$571One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:24PMDortmund Hbf4h53 09:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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$571One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:46AMDortmund Hbf4h30 10:16AMLeipzig Hbf
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$571One-way

Timetable Dortmund to Leipzig

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12:38AMDortmund Hbf5h35 06:13AMLeipzig Hbf
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12:38AMDortmund Hbf5h20 05:58AMLeipzig Hbf
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01:45AMDortmund Hbf7h25 09:10AMLeipzig Hbf
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04:33AMDortmund Hbf5h37 10:10AMLeipzig Hbf
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04:55AMDortmund Hbf5h21 10:16AMLeipzig Hbf
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05:46AMDortmund Hbf4h30 10:16AMLeipzig Hbf
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06:24AMDortmund Hbf4h53 11:17AMLeipzig Hbf
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06:47AMDortmund Hbf4h30 11:17AMLeipzig Hbf
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06:55AMDortmund Hbf5h21 12:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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07:48AMDortmund Hbf4h28 12:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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08:24AMDortmund Hbf4h53 01:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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08:48AMDortmund Hbf4h29 01:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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08:55AMDortmund Hbf5h21 02:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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09:48AMDortmund Hbf4h28 02:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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10:24AMDortmund Hbf4h53 03:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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10:24AMDortmund Hbf4h46 03:10PMLeipzig Hbf
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10:48AMDortmund Hbf4h29 03:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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10:55AMDortmund Hbf5h21 04:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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11:04AMDortmund Hbf6h06 05:10PMLeipzig Hbf
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11:48AMDortmund Hbf4h28 04:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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12:24PMDortmund Hbf4h53 05:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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12:48PMDortmund Hbf4h29 05:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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12:55PMDortmund Hbf5h23 06:18PMLeipzig Hbf
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01:04PMDortmund Hbf6h06 07:10PMLeipzig Hbf
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01:48PMDortmund Hbf4h54 06:42PMLeipzig Hbf
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01:48PMDortmund Hbf4h30 06:18PMLeipzig Hbf
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02:24PMDortmund Hbf4h53 07:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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02:48PMDortmund Hbf4h29 07:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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02:55PMDortmund Hbf5h21 08:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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03:48PMDortmund Hbf4h28 08:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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04:24PMDortmund Hbf4h53 09:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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04:24PMDortmund Hbf4h46 09:10PMLeipzig Hbf
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04:48PMDortmund Hbf4h29 09:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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04:55PMDortmund Hbf5h21 10:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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05:04PMDortmund Hbf6h25 11:29PMLeipzig Hbf
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05:48PMDortmund Hbf4h28 10:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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06:24PMDortmund Hbf5h21 11:45PMLeipzig Hbf
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06:48PMDortmund Hbf4h57 11:45PMLeipzig Hbf
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06:55PMDortmund Hbf6h07 01:02AMLeipzig Hbf
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07:48PMDortmund Hbf5h14 01:02AMLeipzig Hbf
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08:48PMDortmund Hbf8h54 05:42AMLeipzig Hbf
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Mon
Oct 25
$53Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$29Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
$29Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Oct 29
$29Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$22Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
Wed
Nov 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
Fri
Nov 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$21FlixTrain
$26Flixbus

The fastest trains from Dortmund to Leipzig

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Fastest Journey

4 h 28 m

Average

5 h 11 m

Trains per day

41

Distance

341 km

Of the 41 trains that leave Dortmund for Leipzig every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 341 km distance in an average of 5 h 11 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 28 m .

The slowest trains will take 8 h 54 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.

Fastest
07:48AMDortmund Hbf4h28 12:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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$741One-way
Fastest
05:48PMDortmund Hbf4h28 10:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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$741One-way
Fastest
11:48AMDortmund Hbf4h28 04:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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$741One-way
Fastest
03:48PMDortmund Hbf4h28 08:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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$741One-way
Fastest
09:48AMDortmund Hbf4h28 02:16PMLeipzig Hbf
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$1361One-way

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Train Information to Leipzig from Dortmund

distanceDistance211 miles (340 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price$33 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Dortmund to Leipzig cover the 211 miles (340 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 43 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $33 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

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Dortmund to Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Dortmund to Leipzig from $22 (€18) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect trip from Dortmund to Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Dortmund and Leipzig and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Dortmund and Leipzig by DB is 211 miles (340 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Dortmund to Leipzig is $22 (€18).

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.

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Deutsche Bahn trains from Dortmund 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 Dortmund 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 Dortmund to Leipzig and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Dortmund 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 Dortmund to Leipzig.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Dortmund to Leipzig cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Leipzig from Dortmund for as low as $22 (€18)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Leipzig from Dortmund on average?
The train price from Dortmund to Leipzig is on average $33 (€26)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Dortmund to Leipzig by train?
The distance from Dortmund to Leipzig by train is approximately 211 miles (340 km).
How long is the train ride from Dortmund to Leipzig?
The train time to Leipzig from Dortmund is on average 4 h 43 min  for the 211 miles (340 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Leipzig from Dortmund by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Dortmund to Leipzig do I depart from? Which Leipzig train station from Dortmund do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Dortmund to Leipzig, you can choose to depart from train stations like Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. Your route can end in train stations such as Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Dortmund Hbf   and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Where do I find the Dortmund train station to Leipzig? Where is the Leipzig train station?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Dortmund Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Leipzig most often arrive at Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train companies go from Dortmund to Leipzig?
If you're looking for trains from Dortmund to Leipzig, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Leipzig. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Dortmund to Leipzig route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Dortmund to Leipzig a day?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Dortmund to Leipzig. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Dortmund to Leipzig? When does the last train depart from Dortmund to Leipzig?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Dortmund at 6: 48 AM. The last train leaves from Dortmund at 3: 55 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Dortmund to Leipzig and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to Leipzig from Dortmund for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Dortmund to Leipzig within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $33 (€26) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Dortmund and Leipzig are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund
Leipzig
Dortmund Hbf is the most popular Dortmund 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 Dortmund for your trip to Leipzig.