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$77Deutsche Bahn
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$24Deutsche Bahn
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$33Deutsche Bahn
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$24Deutsche Bahn
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$24Deutsche Bahn
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$33Deutsche Bahn
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Train Information between Zurich and Leipzig

distanceDistance323 miles (521 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price$36 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Leipzig cover the 323 miles (521 km) long route taking on average 7 h 52 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $36 (€29), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn trains from Zurich to Leipzig

Find the best trains between Zurich and Leipzig with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $24 (€19). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Zurich to Leipzig in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your route between Zurich and Leipzig on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Zurich to Leipzig is 323 miles (521 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Zurich and Leipzig start at $24 (€19).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Zurich 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 Zurich to Leipzig.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Leipzig from Zurich?

Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Leipzig, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Leipzig from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to Leipzig closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Leipzig, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Leipzig is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Zurich from Leipzig restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Leipzig?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Leipzig closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Zurich to Leipzig?
Train tickets between Zurich and Leipzig for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $24 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Zurich and Leipzig?
The train price to Leipzig from Zurich is on average $36 (€29)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Zurich to Leipzig by train?
The Zurich to Leipzig train distance is approximately 323 miles (521 km).
How many hours is the train time between Zurich and Leipzig?
On average the Zurich to Leipzig train time is 7 h 52 min  covering the 323 miles (521 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Zurich to Leipzig depart from? Which Leipzig train station do I come into from Zurich?

Some of the Zurich train stations to Leipzig you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Leipzig include Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Where is the departure train station in Zurich located? Where is the arrival train station in Leipzig located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1 mile (s) / 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 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Leipzig.

What train companies go from Zurich to Leipzig?
If you're looking for trains from Zurich to Leipzig, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Leipzig. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Zurich to Leipzig journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from Zurich to Leipzig?
The average number of trains departing Zurich for Leipzig is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Zurich to Leipzig?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Zurich at 11: 59 AM. The last train leaves from Zurich at 10: 08 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Zurich to Leipzig and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Zurich to Leipzig train for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy a train ticket from Zurich to Leipzig within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $36 (€29) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Leipzig from Zurich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Leipzig
Zürich HB
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