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Berlin to Leipzig by train

The journey from Berlin to Leipzig by train is 93.17 mi and takes 1 hr 27 min. There are 17 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:20 AM and the last at 8:04 PM. It is possible to travel from Berlin to Leipzig by train for as little as $3.96 or as much as $59.43. The best price for this journey is $3.96.

Lowest Price$3.96
Journey Duration1 hr 27 min
Connection per Day17
Lowest Price$3.96
Highest Price$59.43
First Departure12:20 AM
Last Departure8:04 PM
Distance93.17 mi
DepartureBerlin
ArrivalLeipzig
CarriersFlixTrain, DB - InterCity Express (ICE)

Berlin to Leipzig Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024

Traveling from Berlin to Leipzig with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Berlin to Leipzig. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Berlin to Leipzig by train?

The prices for train tickets from Berlin to Leipzig vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Berlin to Leipzig will cost $3.96. The average train ticket price is approximately $12.13. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $12.13 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Berlin to Leipzig.

How long does the journey from Berlin to Leipzig take by train?

Traveling from Berlin to Leipzig by train will usually take 1 hr 27 min. This journey covers a distance of 93.17 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 1 hr 27 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Berlin to Leipzig covers a distance of 93.17 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 hr 27 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 hr 12 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Berlin to Leipzig faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

Which stations can I use on the Berlin to Leipzig route?

You will be able to leave Berlin by using stations such as Berlin Zoologischer Garten (S),Berlin, Ostbahnhof,Berlin Potsdamer Platz (S),Berlin Ostkreuz station,Berlin Friedrichstraße,Berlin Tegel Airport, TXL,Berlin, Alexanderplatz,Berlin Hbf (tief),Berlin - Spandau,Berlin, ZOB. These connect you to stations including Leipzig HBF,Leipzig, Messe Bahnhof,Leipzig , Völkerschlachtdenkmal in Leipzig. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Berlin or in Leipzig, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Berlin to Leipzig are there every day?

On average, there are 17 daily departures from Berlin to Leipzig. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 16 departures from Berlin which travel directly to Leipzig. There are 1 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Berlin to Leipzig. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Leipzig
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Berlin to Leipzig.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Berlin to Leipzig, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Berlin to Leipzig.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $4.10 to $23.04 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 82% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Berlin to Leipzig

The cheapest Berlin - Leipzig train tickets can be found for as low as $5.45 if you’re lucky, or $12.50 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $16.65.

Find the best day to travel to Leipzig by train

When travelling to Leipzig by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

Express InterCity is a type of train service that operates in many countries around the world. It is designed to provide fast and efficient transportation between major cities, with limited stops along the way. Express InterCity trains typically offer amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning, and onboard food and beverage service. They may also have first-class or business-class seating options for passengers who want extra comfort and amenities. Express InterCity trains are often a popular choice for business travelers, tourists, and commuters who need to travel between cities quickly and conveniently.

Ticket types and facilities from Berlin to Leipzig

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) when traveling from Berlin to Leipzig.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Second Class

Deutshce Bahn's second class ensures a comfortable journey with standard seating arrangements with free Wi-Fi, power socket, and. Second class passengers can buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car or restaurant car.
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First Class

First Class travel with Deutsche Bahn provides a luxurious experience with comfortable seats and many amenities such as spacious seating with personalized on-seat service and exclusive lounge access at major stations. First-class passengers can have their orders delivered to their seats, but if you do not want to wait, you can also dine in the restaurant car or buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
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On ICE trains, enjoy free WiFi and access the ICE portal for movies, TV shows, audiobooks, games, and reading material.
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Seek tranquillity on ICE Frankfurt in Coach 21 (second class) and Coach 28/29 (first class). On ICE 104/105 Basel, it's Coach 31 (second class) and Coach 38/39 (first class).
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Stay charged with a power socket available for every two seats on the train.
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On ICE-trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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For assistance in boarding, changing trains, or other queries, reach out to DB’s Mobility Service. The staff is always ready to assist and ensure a smooth journey.
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With ICE, choose between a full menu at the onboard restaurant or quick snacks at the bistro. For First Class passengers, complimentary food and drinks are served directly to your seat. DB's diverse menu, updated quarterly, features local and vegetarian/vegan options.
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ICE trains not only offer air conditioning but are also innovating with eco-friendly systems that both cool and heat using natural refrigerants.
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On Deutsche Bahn trains, make sure it's disassembled and snugly packed in a case or cover with your name labeled on it, and you can bring it on board for free. You're also allowed one regular and one hand luggage item. Just ensure your bike doesn't get in the way of other travelers or block aisles. Note: Special bikes aren't permitted, but if you're an international traveler, there's no need to worry about peak-time restrictions.
Services on board FlixTrain, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and DB - Regional Express from Berlin to Leipzig
Compare services on board when travelling from Berlin to Leipzig by train.
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Berlin to Leipzig CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
10.5kg
Bus
11.25kg
Flight
29.99kg
Car
23.99kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Berlin to Leipzig by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Berlin and Leipzig are 10.5kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Berlin and Leipzig? By taking the train between Berlin and Leipzig you will save 19.49kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.75kg compared to a bus and 13.49kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Berlin to Leipzig?
A train ticket from Berlin to Leipzig is $12.13. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $3.96.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Berlin to Leipzig?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Berlin to Leipzig is $3.96. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Berlin and Leipzig by train?
Berlin to Leipzig is 93.17 mi.
How long does the train between Berlin and Leipzig take?
Berlin to Leipzig is on average 1 hr 27 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 12 min.
Which companies operate from Berlin to Leipzig?
The train journey from Berlin to Leipzig is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixTrain, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and DB - Regional Express.
How many train connections per day go from Berlin to Leipzig?
Berlin to Leipzig has 17 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Berlin to Leipzig leave?
The earliest train from Berlin to Leipzig departs at 12:20 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Berlin to Leipzig depart?
The latest train from Berlin to Leipzig departs at 8:04 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Berlin to Leipzig in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $3.96 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Berlin to Leipzig?
There are on average 16 direct connection(s) from Berlin to go to Leipzig.
What's the fastest journey time between Berlin to Leipzig by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Berlin and Leipzig is 1 hr 12 min.
Is there a direct train from Berlin to Leipzig?
Yes, there is a direct train between Berlin and Leipzig.
What are the CO2 emissions for Berlin to Leipzig by train?
The train journey from Berlin to Leipzig creates 10.5kg of CO2 emissions.

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