How to travel from Vienna to Leipzig

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Travel Information from Vienna to Leipzig

distanceDistance280 miles (451 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$35 - $156
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€30) • 8 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $156 (€135) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Austrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 280 miles (451 km) from Vienna to Leipzig. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Austrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Vienna to Leipzig.

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from Vienna to Leipzig

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

Our recommendation
bus

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

FlixBus
11:30AM8h15
Vienna
07:45PMLeipzig, Hbf
$931One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
05:30PM9h15
Vienna
02:45AMLeipzig, Hbf
$791One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Austrian Airlines
11:20AM3h20
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
02:40PMLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
$6421One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
03:13PM6h57
Vienna Hbf
10:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$1291One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
11:13AM6h57
Vienna Hbf
06:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$1551One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
09:13AM6h57
Vienna Hbf
04:10PMLeipzig Hbf
$1811One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
07:00AM9h15
Vienna
04:15PMLeipzig, Hbf
$951One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
09:35PM8h05
Vienna
05:40AMLeipzig, Hbf
$1021One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
08:45PM8h55
Vienna
05:40AMLeipzig, Hbf
$1051One-way
1 transfer
Austrian Airlines
10:15AM4h25
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
02:40PMLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
$6421One-way
1 transfer
Austrian Airlines
08:50AM5h50
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
02:40PMLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
$6421One-way
1 transfer
Austrian Airlines
06:00AM4h00
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
10:00AMLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)
$6421One-way
1 transfer

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Travel to Leipzig from Vienna on ÖBB Nightjet, FlixBus and Austrian Airlines travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

ÖBB Nightjet is an Austrian train company that offers overnight services across Europe. It has a range of train types, including the EuroNight, CityNightLine and Nightjet, which all offer comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. The EuroNight is the most luxurious option, with private compartments and a restaurant car. The CityNightLine is a more affordable option, with compartments and couchettes, while the Nightjet is the most basic option, with couchettes and reclining seats. Ticket types include Economy, Comfort and Business, with the latter offering the most luxurious experience. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, a restaurant car and a bar. The most popular routes for ÖBB Nightjet are from Vienna to Munich, Berlin, Zurich, Amsterdam, Prague and Budapest.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

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

        FAQs: Travel from Vienna 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 Vienna to Leipzig.
        FAQs

        You can get from Vienna to Leipzig 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Leipzig from Vienna is by taking a bus, which costs on average $35 (€30).

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

        A bus is $121 (€105) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Vienna to Leipzig costing on average $156 (€135).

        A bus is $23 (€20) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Vienna to Leipzig costing on average $58 (€50).

        The fastest way to get to Leipzig from Vienna is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

        Other travel options to Leipzig take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 8 h 5 min of travel time.

        Taking a train requires on average 6 h 57 min of travel time.

        The Vienna to Leipzig distance is around 280 miles (451 km).

        The average frequency per day from Vienna to Leipzig is:

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

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Leipzig from Vienna 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 when traveling from Vienna to Leipzig:

        • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Vienna to Leipzig depart from Vienna, Central Station Südtiroler Platz to Leipzig.
        • Most travelers catch their flight from Vienna International Airport and arrive in Leipzig/Halle Airport.
        • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Vienna to Leipzig depart from Vienna Hbf to Leipzig Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Vienna to Leipzig:

        • Travel with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or Ourbus for buses to Leipzig. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Vienna to Leipzig tickets on Omio for $35 (€30).
        • Travel with Austrian Airlines or Lufthansa to go to Leipzig by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Austrian Airlines Vienna to Leipzig tickets on Omio for $234 (€203).
        • Travel with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight or ÖBB for trains to Leipzig. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Vienna to Leipzig tickets on Omio for $58 (€50).

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

        • You can check for a direct bus to Leipzig with FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.
        • You can find 1 direct train per 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 trip.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Vienna to Leipzig often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague, Frankfurt am Main, Paris or Dresden. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Vienna and Leipzig itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leipzig and any of these top destinations today!
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