How to travel from Nuremberg to Leipzig

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from Nuremberg to Leipzig

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

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

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Travel Information between Nuremberg and Leipzig

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$22 - $53
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€19) • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $53 (€46) • 2 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 142 miles (229 km) from Nuremberg to Leipzig. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Nuremberg to Leipzig.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Nuremberg to Leipzig

Find the best journey to Leipzig from Nuremberg with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Nuremberg and Leipzig. 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.

    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.

      FAQs: Travel from Nuremberg 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 Nuremberg to Leipzig.

      You can get to Leipzig from Nuremberg 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Leipzig is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $22 (€19) compared to other travel options to Leipzig:

      A bus is $31 (€27) less than a train with an average ticket price of $53 (€46) from Nuremberg to Leipzig.

      The fastest way to get to Leipzig from Nuremberg is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 4 min.

      Other travel options to Leipzig take longer:

      Getting to Leipzig by bus takes 3 h 25 min on average.

      Leipzig is approximately 142 miles (229 km) away from Nuremberg.

      The average frequency per day from Nuremberg to Leipzig is:

      • Around 2 buses per day.
      • 1 train a day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Nuremberg to Leipzig:

      • Most travelers take a bus from Nuremberg to Leipzig, Merkurpromenade (Messe).
      • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Nuremberg to Leipzig depart from Nuremberg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf.

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

      • You can travel to Leipzig from Nuremberg by bus with BlaBlaCar, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $22 (€19) with FlixBus from Nuremberg to Leipzig.
      • You can travel from Nuremberg to Leipzig by train with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or ÖBB | InterCity. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $53 (€46) with Deutsche Bahn from Nuremberg to Leipzig.

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

      • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Leipzig with FlixBus.
      • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Leipzig with ÖBB | InterCity.

      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 route.

      Omio customers who travel from Nuremberg to Leipzig often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Prague, Frankfurt am Main, Paris or Dresden. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leipzig and these popular destinations at a great price.

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