How to travel from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main

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from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main

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

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To get from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main on Aug 09 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Leipzig and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $226
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $32 (€30) • 2 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $226 (€210) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 182 miles (293 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main.

How to get from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main, 85,29% 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 Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main 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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FAQs

You can travel between Leipzig and Frankfurt am Main 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Frankfurt am Main from Leipzig is by taking a train with an average price of $32 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

Taking a train is about $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€30) for this route.

A train is generally $194 (€180) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $226 (€210) from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main.

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

There are alternative travel options to Frankfurt am Main that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 51 min   of travel time.

The Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main distance is around 182 miles (293 km).

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

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

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main 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 when traveling from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Leipzig and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main depart from Leipzig/Halle Airport to Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Frankfurt am Main by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $32 (€30).
  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Frankfurt am Main by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main for $226 (€210) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Frankfurt am Main by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main for $32 (€30) on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You can find around 14 direct trains per day and travel with Deutsche Bahn.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main don't make Frankfurt am Main their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Frankfurt am Main are Berlin, Paris or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Frankfurt am Main to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $32 (€30) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $226 (€210) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $32 (€30) one way.

But we recommend booking Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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