How to get from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||182 miles (293 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$29 - $136|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $29 (€26) • 8 h 7 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $136 (€121) • 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 182 miles (293 km) by bus, flight or train to Frankfurt am Main from Leipzig. 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 $29 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $27 (€24). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Leipzig and Frankfurt am Main. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly to Frankfurt am Main from 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.
There are 3 options to travel from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main including taking a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $29 (€26) compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:
Taking a train costs $20 (€18) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $49 (€44) for the same trip.
A train is $107 (€96) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $136 (€121) from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main.
The quickest way to travel from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main is by flight, which takes on average 55 min compared to other travel options that take longer:
Taking a bus requires on average 9 h 30 min of travel time.
Getting to Frankfurt am Main by train takes 8 h 7 min on average.
Frankfurt am Main is approximately 182 miles (293 km) away from Leipzig.
The average frequency per day from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Frankfurt am Main from Leipzig as scheduled services by bus, flight 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:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main with the following travel companies:
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 from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main.
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