How to travel from Amsterdam to Leipzig

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from Amsterdam to Leipzig

You can get from Amsterdam to Leipzig by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to Leipzig on Aug 16 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:08PMAmsterdam Centraal8h09 09:17PMLeipzig Hbf
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01:00PMAmsterdam Centraal7h15 08:15PMLeipzig Hbf
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11:10AMAmsterdam Centraal7h05 06:15PMLeipzig Hbf
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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Leipzig

distanceDistance326 miles (526 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$50 - $697
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $50 (€46) • 9 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $107 (€99) • 7 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 326 miles (526 km) from Amsterdam to Leipzig. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€46). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Amsterdam to Leipzig.

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FAQs

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Leipzig, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Leipzig from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Leipzig, Germany from Amsterdam?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Leipzig, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 8/8/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Leipzig closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Leipzig restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Leipzig?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 7/28/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Leipzig closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Amsterdam to Leipzig including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Leipzig from Amsterdam is by taking a bus with an average price of $50 (€46).

This is compared to other travel options to Leipzig:

Taking a bus is usually $647 (€599) less than taking a flight to Leipzig, which costs on average $697 (€645) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $57 (€53) less than taking a train, which costs on average $107 (€99) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Leipzig from Amsterdam is by train with an average travel time of 7 h 14 min.

Other travel options to Leipzig can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 16 h 20 min.

Leipzig is approximately 326 miles (526 km) away from Amsterdam.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Leipzig is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Leipzig from Amsterdam as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Leipzig:

  • Buses from Amsterdam to Leipzig most often leave from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Leipzig.
  • Flights mostly leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and tend to arrive in Leipzig/Halle Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Leipzig at Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Leipzig:

  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Leipzig by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $50 (€46) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Leipzig.
  • You can travel by plane between Amsterdam and Leipzig with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Amsterdam to Leipzig tickets for $697 (€645) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $107 (€99) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Leipzig.

Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Leipzig with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Leipzig with Flixbus.

Direct services to Leipzig tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to Leipzig often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Prague or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leipzig and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Leipzig, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $50 (€46) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $697 (€645) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $107 (€99) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Leipzig online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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