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Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Leipzig

Showing times and prices for Jun 14

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Zurich to Leipzig is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
07:59AM7h11
Zürich Hbf
03:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$1641One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:09AM8h01
Zürich Hbf
04:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$1741One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:59AM7h11
Zürich Hbf
05:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$2581One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:59AM7h25
Zürich Hbf
06:24PMLeipzig Hbf
$2581One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:59AM7h25
Zürich Hbf
04:24PMLeipzig Hbf
$2581One-way
2 transfers

Train schedule from Zurich to Leipzig

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, June 14
Deutsche Bahn
07:59AM7h11
Zürich Hbf
03:10PMLeipzig Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:09AM8h01
Zürich Hbf
04:10PMLeipzig Hbf
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:59AM7h25
Zürich Hbf
04:24PMLeipzig Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:59AM7h11
Zürich Hbf
05:10PMLeipzig Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:59AM7h25
Zürich Hbf
06:24PMLeipzig Hbf
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Zurich to Leipzig

Showing times and prices for Jun 14

Fastest Journey

7 h 11 m

Average

7 h 26 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

521 km

It's difficult to get from Zurich to Leipzig without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
09:59AM7h11
Zürich Hbf
05:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$2581One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
07:59AM7h11
Zürich Hbf
03:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$1641One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:59AM7h25
Zürich Hbf
06:24PMLeipzig Hbf
$2581One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:59AM7h25
Zürich Hbf
04:24PMLeipzig Hbf
$2581One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:09AM8h01
Zürich Hbf
04:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$1741One-way
3 transfers

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Leipzig

distanceDistance323 miles (521 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$140 (€122)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB Nightjet

Trains from Zurich to Leipzig cover the 323 miles (521 km) long route taking on average 7 h 11 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Nightjet. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $140 (€122), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $42 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Leipzig Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet from Zurich to Leipzig trains

You can travel by train between Zurich and Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet for as low as $23 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

ÖBB Nightjet is an Austrian train company that offers overnight services across Europe. It has a range of train types, including the EuroNight, CityNightLine and Nightjet, which all offer comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. The EuroNight is the most luxurious option, with private compartments and a restaurant car. The CityNightLine is a more affordable option, with compartments and couchettes, while the Nightjet is the most basic option, with couchettes and reclining seats. Ticket types include Economy, Comfort and Business, with the latter offering the most luxurious experience. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, a restaurant car and a bar. The most popular routes for ÖBB Nightjet are from Vienna to Munich, Berlin, Zurich, Amsterdam, Prague and Budapest.

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

    Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Zurich 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 Zurich to Leipzig

    FAQs: Travel by train from Zurich 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
    Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Leipzig can start from as little as $42 (€37) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Zurich to Leipzig is $140 (€122); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The train time to Leipzig from Zurich is on average 7 h 11 min   for the 323 mile (521 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Zurich to Leipzig by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Zurich to Leipzig leaves at 5: 59 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Zurich to Leipzig leaves at 8: 16 PM.
    Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day from Zurich to Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
    Take the Zurich to Leipzig train with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Nightjet. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Zurich to Leipzig as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, you can take a night train from Zurich to Leipzig with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

    When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your route from including Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen. 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 Zürich Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 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 Zurich to Leipzig is September.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Leipzig from Zurich including taking a train, bus or flight.

    Important Stations and Airports in Zurich and Leipzig

    Zurich
    Leipzig
    Zürich Hbf is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Leipzig.
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