The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Vienna to Leipzig is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 57 m
8 h 35 m
Trains per day
Of the 20 trains that leave Vienna for Leipzig every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||280 miles (451 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 42 min|
|Average train ticket price||$89 (€76)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Vienna to Leipzig cover the 280 miles (451 km) long route taking on average 7 h 42 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $65 (€56), but the average price of train tickets is $89 (€76). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.
ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet trains will get you between Vienna and Leipzig from $65 (€56). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
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 Vienna to Leipzig train.
ÖBB Nightjet tickets to Leipzig from Vienna are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with ÖBB Nightjet from Vienna to Leipzig all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current ÖBB Nightjet train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 280 miles (451 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the ÖBB Nightjet train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Vienna to Leipzig routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best ÖBB Nightjet Vienna to Leipzig train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the ÖBB Nightjet train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Leipzig with ÖBB Nightjet!
ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip between Vienna and Leipzig by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.
Looking to travel by train to Leipzig from Vienna? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with ÖBB. Check Omio to see current ÖBB train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Vienna to Leipzig train and book ÖBB tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Vienna to Leipzig, you can expect to travel 280 miles (451 km) one-way with ÖBB. If you search for trains between Vienna and Leipzig in the Omio app, you can check if the ÖBB ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with ÖBB, we do the work for you to get you safely to Leipzig from Vienna. Book that perfect Vienna to Leipzig train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with ÖBB!
Travel between Vienna, Austria and Leipzig, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Vienna and Leipzig before traveling.
Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/9/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Vienna from Leipzig.
Some of the Vienna train stations to Leipzig you can start your journey from include Wien Westbahnhof and Wien Hauptbahnhof. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Leipzig include Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Markt and Leipzig Allee-Center.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arriving in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and travel around 4.4 miles (7.1 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.
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