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Cheap train tickets and times from Vienna to Leipzig

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

7 h 42 m

Average

8 h 9 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

451 km

Cheap train tickets from Vienna to start from $63 with an average ticket price of $218.

The fastest train from Vienna to takes 7h 42m in comparison to an average duration of 8h 9m and covers a distance of 451 km.

5 trains that leave Vienna for every day with It's difficult to get from Vienna to Leipzig without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

Cheapest
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
06:10AM8h11
Vienna Hbf
02:21PMLeipzig Hbf
$631One-way
3 transfers
ÖBB
06:28AM7h42
Vienna Hbf
02:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$2551One-way
1 transfer
ÖBB | ICE
05:28AM7h42
Vienna Hbf
01:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$2551One-way
3 transfers
ÖBB | InterCity
05:03AM8h07
Vienna Hbf
01:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$2551One-way
3 transfers
ÖBB | InterCity
05:03AM9h07
Vienna Hbf
02:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$2591One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Vienna to Leipzig

distanceDistance280 miles (451 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$145 (€127)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight or ÖBB

Trains from Vienna to Leipzig cover the 280 miles (451 km) long route taking on average 6 h 57 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight or ÖBB. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $145 (€127), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $57 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Vienna Hbf and arrive in Leipzig Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and ÖBB | InterCity from Vienna to Leipzig trains

For as little as $59 (€52) you can travel by train from Vienna to Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and ÖBB | InterCity. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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.

Vienna to Leipzig train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 57 min
  • Cheapest Price: $80

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Vienna to Leipzig

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Vienna to Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Vienna to Leipzig

FAQs: Travel by train from Vienna 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 Vienna to Leipzig.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Leipzig can start from as little as $57 (€50) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Vienna to Leipzig is $145 (€127); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Vienna to Leipzig train time is 6 h 57 min   covering the 280 mile (451 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Vienna to Leipzig leaves at 5: 13 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Vienna to Leipzig leaves at 10: 28 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Vienna to Leipzig without having to change trains with ÖBB | InterCity. There is 1 direct train from Vienna to Leipzig each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Vienna to Leipzig with ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB | Railjet. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight or ÖBB.
When taking a train from Vienna to Leipzig, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight or ÖBB for the best way to get you to Leipzig. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Vienna to Leipzig and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are night trains available from Vienna to Leipzig with ÖBB Nightjet or EuroNight. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Vienna, you have various train station options to start your route from including Vienna Hbf, Vienna Airport and Vienna Westbahnhof. When arriving in Leipzig, you can end your route in train stations like Leipzig Hbf, Leipzig/Halle Airport station and Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Vienna Hbf, which is located around 2.9 miles (4.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leipzig Hbf, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Vienna to Leipzig is August.
You have options as you can travel from Vienna to Leipzig 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Vienna and Leipzig

Vienna
Leipzig
Vienna Hbf is the most popular Vienna 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 Vienna for your trip to Leipzig.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+43 51717
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 09: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat: 09: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Vienna Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S60, S80
Tram lines: 18, D, O
Bus lines: 13A, 69A, N66, VAL
Train lines: R, RJ, RJX, REX, EC, NJ, EN, ICE, IC

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