Edinburgh to Leipzig train

Compare prices and tickets by train, bus or flight

Tue
Jun 28
Wed
Jun 29
Thu
Jun 30
Fri
Jul 01
Sat
Jul 02
Sun
Jul 03
Mon
Jul 04

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa

Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Leipzig

distanceDistance709 miles (1143 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLNER

Trains from Edinburgh to Leipzig cover the 709 miles (1143 km) long journey taking on average 20 h 6 min with our travel partners like LNER. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Leipzig.
FAQs

Travel by train between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Leipzig, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Leipzig from Edinburgh restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 6/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Edinburgh to Leipzig closer to your date of departure here

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Leipzig to Edinburgh 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?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, 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 6/26/22. 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 Edinburgh from Leipzig here.

The distance to Leipzig from Edinburgh by train is approximately 709 miles (1143 km).
The Edinburgh to Leipzig train duration is on average 20 h 6 min, which is to be expected when traveling 709 miles (1143 km) between Edinburgh and Leipzig. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. 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 Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) 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.

Take the Edinburgh to Leipzig train with LNER. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Leipzig from Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Leipzig is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Leipzig
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your trip to Leipzig.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

More options for your journey from Edinburgh to Leipzig

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
Currency
Language