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Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$22 - $99
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€19) • 3 h 38 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $99 (€86) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 182 miles (293 km) to Leipzig from Frankfurt am Main. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig.

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from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
08:15AM5h05
Frankfurt am Main
01:20PMLeipzig, Hbf
$381One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
08:15AM5h05
Frankfurt am Main
01:20PMLeipzig, Hbf
$381One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Cityjet
09:05AM0h55
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
10:00AMLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
$2041One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
08:14AM2h56
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
11:10AMLeipzig Hbf
$701One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:14AM2h56
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
01:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$701One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
09:12AM6h10
Frankfurt South station
03:22PMLeipzig Hbf
$621One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
07:45AM5h35
Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
01:20PMLeipzig, Hbf
$381One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
12:40AM4h40
Frankfurt am Main
05:20AMLeipzig, Hbf
$411One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
12:15AM5h05
Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
05:20AMLeipzig, Hbf
$421One-way
0 transfers
Lufthansa Cityline
01:45PM0h55
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
02:40PMLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
$2041One-way
0 transfers
Lufthansa
07:15AM0h55
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
08:10AMLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
$2041One-way
0 transfers
Lufthansa Cityline
10:15PM0h55
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
11:10PMLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
$2041One-way
0 transfers

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How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig, 85,93% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Find the best trip between Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Lufthansa. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig. DB uses different types of travel such as 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 required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig

        FAQs: Travel 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 Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig.
        FAQs

        There are 3 options to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig including taking a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $22 (€19) compared to other travel options to Leipzig:

        Taking a bus costs $77 (€67) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $99 (€86) for the same trip.

        A bus is $9 (€8) less than a train with an average ticket price of $31 (€27) from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig.

        The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Leipzig that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 3 h 38 min of travel time.

        Train takes on average 2 h 57 min.

        Leipzig is approximately 182 miles (293 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.

        The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig is:

        • Around 1 bus per day.
        • Around 6 trains per day.

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

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig:

        • Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig most often leave from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Frankfurt (Terminal 1 - Busparkplatz P36) and arrive in Leipzig.
        • Flights most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Leipzig at Leipzig/Halle Airport.
        • Trains most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main Flughafen and arrive in Leipzig at Leipzig Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig:

        • FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Infobus can get you to Leipzig by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig for $22 (€19) on Omio.
        • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Lufthansa for flights to Leipzig. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Cityline (2) Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig tickets on Omio for $111 (€96).
        • Deutsche Bahn or České dráhy can take you to Leipzig by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig for $41 (€36).

        Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig with the following travel companies:

        • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Leipzig with FlixBus.
        • You can find 6 direct trains per day to Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn or České dráhy.

        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 trip.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague, Paris or Dresden. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leipzig and any of these top destinations today!
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