How to travel from Munich to Leipzig

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from Munich to Leipzig

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

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

Deutsche Bahn
08:50AM3h20
Munich Hbf
12:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$1211One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:50AM3h20
Munich Hbf
12:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$1211One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Lufthansa
07:00AM3h00
Munich Airport (MUC)
10:00AMLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
$3821One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
10:57AM3h13
Munich Hbf
02:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$1211One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:55AM3h15
Munich Hbf
01:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$1211One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
11:14AM3h56
Munich Hbf
03:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$1211One-way
1 transfer
Lufthansa
02:00PM4h00
Munich Airport (MUC)
06:00PMLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
$3061One-way
1 transfer
Eurowings
09:35AM5h10
Munich Airport (MUC)
02:45PMLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
$3471One-way
1 transfer
Lufthansa
10:00AM4h30
Munich Airport (MUC)
02:30PMLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
$5391One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Munich and Leipzig

distanceDistance223 miles (360 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$29 - $111
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€25) • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $111 (€97) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 223 miles (360 km) between Munich and Leipzig. 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 Munich to Leipzig.

How to get from Munich to Leipzig

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Munich to Leipzig, 80,18% 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 Munich to Leipzig 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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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Munich to Leipzig

Find the best route to Leipzig from Munich with BlaBlaCar Bus, Deutsche Bahn and Eurowings. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient journey 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 to Leipzig from Munich. 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.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel between Munich and Leipzig.

        FAQs: Travel from Munich to Leipzig

        FAQs: Travel to Leipzig 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 Munich to Leipzig.
        FAQs

        There are 3 travel options between Munich and Leipzig. You can take a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Leipzig from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $29 (€25).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Munich to Leipzig:

        Taking a bus costs $82 (€72) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $111 (€97) for the same trip.

        A bus is $22 (€19) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Munich to Leipzig costing on average $50 (€44).

        The quickest way to travel between Munich and Leipzig is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 5 h 20 min of travel time.

        Getting to Leipzig by train takes 3 h 13 min on average.

        The Munich to Leipzig distance is around 223 miles (360 km).

        The average frequency per day from Munich to Leipzig is:

        • Around 3 buses per day.
        • 1 train per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Munich to Leipzig 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 Munich to Leipzig:

        • Buses mostly depart from Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB) and arrive in Leipzig, Merkurpromenade (Messe).
        • Flights most often depart from Munich at Munich Airport and arrive in Leipzig at Leipzig/Halle Airport.
        • Trains from Munich to Leipzig most often leave from Munich Hbf and arrive in Leipzig Hbf.

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

        • You can go to Leipzig from Munich by bus with BlaBlaCar, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Infobus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $29 (€25) with FlixBus from Munich to Leipzig on Omio.
        • You can go to Leipzig from Munich by plane with Lufthansa Cityline (2). You'll see cheap plane tickets for $111 (€97) with Lufthansa Cityline (2) from Munich to Leipzig on Omio.
        • You can go to Leipzig from Munich by train with Deutsche Bahn, Alex or FlixTrain. You'll see cheap train tickets for $50 (€44) with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Leipzig on Omio.

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

        • You can find 2 direct buses per day to take to Leipzig with FlixBus.
        • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn.

        Direct services to Leipzig 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 trip.

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