The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Leipzig to Hamburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 6 m
5 h 7 m
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Of the 6 trains that leave Leipzig for Hamburg every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
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|Distance||183 miles (295 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 6 min|
|Average train ticket price||$29 (€25)|
|Train frequency||9 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 9 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain|
Trains from Leipzig to Hamburg cover the 183 miles (295 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $12 (€10), but the average price of train tickets is $29 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
You can travel by train from Leipzig to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $12 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Leipzig to Hamburg train.
Leipzig to Hamburg train information with Deutsche Bahn:
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
When departing from Leipzig, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Leipzig Hauptbahnhof, Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and Leipzig/Halle Flughafen. When arriving in Hamburg, you can end your trip in train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg Airport and Hamburg Dammtor.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.
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