How to travel from Leipzig to Magdeburg

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from Leipzig to Magdeburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leipzig to Magdeburg on Aug 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Leipzig and Magdeburg

distanceDistance63 miles (101 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $19 (€18) • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 63 miles (101 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Leipzig and Magdeburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). 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 Magdeburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leipzig to Magdeburg

Travel to Magdeburg 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 Leipzig to Magdeburg.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Leipzig to Magdeburg. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Magdeburg from Leipzig is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Magdeburg:

A bus is generally $11 (€10) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $19 (€18) from Leipzig to Magdeburg.

The fastest way to get to Magdeburg from Leipzig is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 9 min.

Other travel options to Magdeburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Magdeburg by bus can take on average 1 h 35 min.

The distance from Leipzig to Magdeburg is approximately 63 miles (101 km).

The average frequency per day from Leipzig to Magdeburg is:

  • 6 buses a day.
  • Around 31 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Leipzig and Magdeburg 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 from Leipzig to Magdeburg:

  • Buses mostly leave from Leipzig and tend to arrive in Magdeburg, ZOB.
  • Trains mostly depart from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.

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

  • You can go to Magdeburg from Leipzig by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $9 (€8) with Flixbus from Leipzig to Magdeburg on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Leipzig and Magdeburg with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Leipzig to Magdeburg tickets for $19 (€18) on Omio.

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

  • You can find around 6 direct buses per day and travel with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct train with Deutsche Bahn with 30 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg.

Your trip from Leipzig to Magdeburg doesn't have to end in Magdeburg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich or Hamburg. If you’d like to add Berlin, Munich or Hamburg to your Leipzig to Magdeburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Magdeburg today!

When planning your trip from Leipzig to Magdeburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $9 (€8) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $19 (€18) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Leipzig to Magdeburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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