How to travel from Leipzig to Zurich

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Travel Information to Zurich from Leipzig

distanceDistance323 miles (521 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$46 - $129
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $46 (€40) • 7 h 12 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $129 (€112) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 323 miles (521 km) by train, bus or flight between Leipzig and Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Leipzig to Zurich.

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from Leipzig to Zurich

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

Our recommendation

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

Leipzig, Hbf
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Leipzig, Hbf
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Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
02:00PMZurich Airport (ZRH)
1 transfer
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Deutsche Bahn
Leipzig Hbf
04:00PMZürich Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
Leipzig Hbf
07:00PMZürich Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
Leipzig Hbf
07:51PMZürich Hbf
3 transfers
Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
02:20PMZurich Airport (ZRH)
1 transfer
Lufthansa Cityline
Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
09:55PMZurich Airport (ZRH)
1 transfer
Lufthansa Cityline
Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
07:20PMZurich Airport (ZRH)
1 transfer

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best route to Zurich from Leipzig with FlixBus, Austrian Airlines and Deutsche Bahn. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

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 Leipzig to Zurich. 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.

    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.

      Austrian Airlines is Austria’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy Class or Business Class for your next travel to Zurich from Leipzig.

        FAQs: Travel from Leipzig to Zurich

        FAQs: Travel to Zurich 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 Zurich.

        There are 3 travel options from Leipzig to Zurich: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Zurich is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $46 (€40) compared to other travel options to Zurich:

        A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $46 (€40) from Leipzig to Zurich.

        Taking a train costs $83 (€72) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $129 (€112).

        The fastest way from Leipzig to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Zurich that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 9 h 55 min.

        Train takes 7 h 12 min on average.

        The distance is approximately 323 miles (521 km) from Leipzig to Zurich.

        The average frequency per day from Leipzig to Zurich is:

        • 1 bus per day.
        • Around 4 trains per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Leipzig and Zurich as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

        • Flights from Leipzig to Zurich most often leave from Leipzig/Halle Airport and arrive in Zurich Airport.
        • Trains most often depart from Leipzig at Leipzig Hbf and arrive in Zurich at Zürich Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Leipzig to Zurich:

        • Travel with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus for buses to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Leipzig to Zurich tickets on Omio for $46 (€40).
        • Lufthansa Cityline (2), Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa or SWISS can get you to Zurich by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Austrian Airlines from Leipzig to Zurich for $129 (€112) on Omio.
        • Travel with Deutsche Bahn or EuroNight for trains to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Leipzig to Zurich tickets on Omio for $46 (€40).

        Yes, there are direct routes from Leipzig to Zurich with the following travel companies:

        • You can check for a direct bus to Zurich with FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.

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

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