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from Leipzig to Hamburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leipzig to Hamburg on Oct 17 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:18PMLeipzig Hbf4h17 01:35AMHamburg Hbf
2 changes
$291One-way
Cheapest
09:18PMLeipzig Hbf4h17 01:35AMHamburg Hbf
2 changes
$291One-way
Other options
07:42AMLeipzig Hbf4h50 12:32PMHamburg Hbf
2 changes
$291One-way
08:38AMLeipzig Hbf4h54 01:32PMHamburg Hbf
2 changes
$381One-way
09:42AMLeipzig Hbf4h49 02:31PMHamburg Hbf
2 changes
$451One-way

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Sat
Oct 16
$50Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Oct 17
$29Deutsche Bahn
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Oct 18
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Oct 19
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Oct 20
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Oct 21
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Oct 22
$29Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Oct 23
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Oct 24
$29Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Oct 25
$22Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Oct 26
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Oct 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Oct 28
$12FlixTrain
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Oct 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Oct 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Oct 31
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Nov 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Nov 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Nov 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Nov 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Nov 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel Information between Leipzig and Hamburg

distanceDistance183 miles (295 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 4 h 12 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $22 (€18) • 4 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 183 miles (295 km) by bus or train between Leipzig and Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leipzig to Hamburg.

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FAQs
How do I go from Leipzig to Hamburg?

There are 2 ways to travel to Hamburg from Leipzig including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Hamburg?

The cheapest way to travel from Leipzig to Hamburg is by taking a train with an average price of $22 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A train is generally $1 (€1) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $22 (€18) from Leipzig to Hamburg.

What is the quickest way from Leipzig to Hamburg?

The fastest way from Leipzig to Hamburg is by bus with an average journey time of 4 h 12 min.

There are alternative travel options to Hamburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by train can take on average 4 h 12 min.

What is the distance between Leipzig and Hamburg?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Leipzig to Hamburg?

The average frequency per day from Leipzig to Hamburg is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Leipzig and Hamburg, what are the departure and arrival points in Leipzig and Hamburg?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Leipzig, Fernbus-Terminal Hbf and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Trains mostly leave from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and tend to arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Leipzig to Hamburg?

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

  • You can travel between Leipzig and Hamburg by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $22 (€18) with Flixbus from Leipzig to Hamburg.
  • You can travel between Leipzig and Hamburg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $22 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Leipzig to Hamburg.
Is there a way to travel directly from Leipzig to Hamburg?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 10 direct trains per day.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Leipzig to Hamburg?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Leipzig to Hamburg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Leipzig and Hamburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Hamburg and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets from Leipzig to Hamburg online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Leipzig to Hamburg, 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 trip costs on average $22 (€18) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $22 (€18) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Leipzig to Hamburg 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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