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Overview: Train from London to Leipzig

distanceDistance536 miles (865 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from London to Leipzig cover the 536 miles (865 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from London to Leipzig trains

Travel from London to Leipzig on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your train between London and Leipzig. 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 to Leipzig from London:

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


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


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    Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Leipzig.
    FAQs

    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between London and Leipzig?

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

    Can I enter Germany from United Kingdom?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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?

    All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 5/21/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Leipzig from London as this information can change.

    What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Leipzig, Germany?

    Return travel from Germany to United Kingdom is: Fully open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Leipzig?

    Entry into 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?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine required

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

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

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

    Last checked on 5/21/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Leipzig.

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

    The train distance from London to Leipzig is around 536 miles (865 km).

    How many hours is the train time from London to Leipzig?

    On average the London to Leipzig train travel time is 12 h 59 min  for the 536 miles (865 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    Which train station from London to Leipzig do I depart from? Which Leipzig train station from London do I arrive in?

    When taking the train to Leipzig from London, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. 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 London Victoria   and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

    Where is the London train station located? Where is the Leipzig train station located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Leipzig.

    Which train providers can take me between London and Leipzig?

    If you're looking for trains from London to Leipzig, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Leipzig. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Leipzig journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many train services are there to Leipzig from London a day?

    The average number of trains departing London for Leipzig is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Leipzig
    London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Leipzig.
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    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
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    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transit options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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    ParkingParking
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    +44 3457114141
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transit options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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    ParkingParking
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    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    24/7
    Public transit options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
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    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 2078437688
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transit options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139