How to travel from Hamburg to Leipzig

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Travel Information from Hamburg to Leipzig

distanceDistance183 miles (295 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$15 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€13) • 3 h 34 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€17) • 3 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 183 miles (295 km) by train or bus to Leipzig from Hamburg. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Hamburg to Leipzig.

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from Hamburg to Leipzig

How to get from Hamburg to Leipzig by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
train

The best way to travel from Hamburg to Leipzig is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixTrain
11:48AM3h34
Hamburg Hbf
03:22PMLeipzig Hbf
$271One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
06:45AM6h10
Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
12:55PMLeipzig, Hbf
$261One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
09:36AM3h06
Hamburg Hbf
12:42PMLeipzig Hbf
$1101One-way
1 transfer
Other options
FlixTrain
05:38PM3h52
Hamburg Hbf
09:30PMLeipzig Hbf
$371One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:34AM3h08
Hamburg Hbf
11:42AMLeipzig Hbf
$1101One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:36AM3h06
Hamburg Hbf
02:42PMLeipzig Hbf
$1101One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
04:35PM6h40
Hamburg
11:15PMLeipzig, Hbf
$311One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:30AM6h15
Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
03:45PMLeipzig, Hbf
$471One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
04:00PM7h15
Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
11:15PMLeipzig, Hbf
$311One-way
0 transfers

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Hamburg to Leipzig

Find the best trip from Hamburg to Leipzig with Omio's travel partners BlaBlaCar Bus, Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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 Hamburg 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.

      FAQs: Travel from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Leipzig.
      FAQs

      There are 2 travel options from Hamburg to Leipzig. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel to Leipzig from Hamburg is a bus with an average price of $15 (€13).

      This is compared to other travel options from Hamburg to Leipzig:

      A bus is $5 (€4) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Hamburg to Leipzig costing on average $20 (€17).

      The quickest way to travel between Hamburg and Leipzig is by train, which takes on average 3 h 6 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 3 h 34 min.

      The distance from Hamburg to Leipzig is approximately 183 miles (295 km).

      The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Leipzig is:

      • 6 buses a day.
      • 3 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses from Hamburg to Leipzig most often leave from Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Leipzig.
      • Trains mostly leave from Hamburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Leipzig Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Hamburg to Leipzig:

      • BlaBlaCar, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Leipzig by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Hamburg to Leipzig for $15 (€13) on Omio.
      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain for trains to Leipzig. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixTrain Hamburg to Leipzig tickets on Omio for $20 (€17).

      Yes, there are direct services available from Hamburg to Leipzig with the following travel companies:

      • Direct buses with FlixBus with 2 direct buses per day.
      • Direct trains with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain with 3 direct trains per day.

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

      Looking to extend your trip from Hamburg to Leipzig? Many Omio customers who go from Hamburg to Leipzig usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague, Frankfurt am Main, Paris or Dresden. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Prague, Frankfurt am Main, Paris or Dresden from Leipzig, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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