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Hamburg to Leipzig by train

The journey from Hamburg to Leipzig by train is 183.76 mi and takes 3 hr 37 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:20 AM and the last at 5:38 PM. It is possible to travel from Hamburg to Leipzig by train for as little as $10.25 or as much as $65.58. The best price for this journey is $10.25.

Lowest Price$10.25
Journey Duration3 hr 37 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$10.25
Highest Price$65.58
First Departure3:20 AM
Last Departure5:38 PM
Distance183.76 mi
DepartureHamburg
ArrivalLeipzig
CarriersEuroCity, DB - InterCity Express (ICE)More

Hamburg to Leipzig Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, May 23, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Hamburg to Leipzig?

Prices will vary when you travel from Hamburg to Leipzig. On average, though, you'll pay about $32.26 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $10.25, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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The prices for train tickets from Hamburg 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. The average train ticket price is approximately $32.26. 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.

How long will it take me to travel from Hamburg to Leipzig by train?

The average journey time is 3 hr 37 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 183.76 mi from Hamburg to Leipzig. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Hamburg to Leipzig to take longer than 3 hr 37 min. The journey from Hamburg to Leipzig covers a distance of 183.76 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 hr 37 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 hr 6 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 Hamburg to Leipzig faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

Which stations are used when traveling from Hamburg to Leipzig?

You will be able to leave Hamburg by using stations such as Hamburg Airport, HAM,Hamburg Hbf ZOB,Hamburg-Altona station,Hamburg - Harburg,Hamburg Dammtor (DE). These connect you to stations including Leipzig HBF,Leipzig , Völkerschlachtdenkmal,Leipzig, Messe Bahnhof 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 Hamburg or in Leipzig, for your convenience while traveling.

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

The route from Hamburg to Leipzig is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Hamburg 6 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Hamburg to Leipzig, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 3 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 3 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Leipzig
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Leipzig.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Hamburg 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 Hamburg 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 $3.47 to $45.12 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 92% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Leipzig

The cheapest Hamburg - Leipzig train tickets can be found for as low as $19.24 if you’re lucky, or $30.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $66.70.

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.

Eurocity (EC) trains are specifically designed for short and long-distance travel, connecting major cities in various European countries as part of the extensive international train services. Eurocity (EC) trains are operated by a range of national railway companies across Europe, including Deutsche Bahn (Germany), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), SBB (Switzerland), and ÖBB (Austria). The Eurocity (EC) service offers regular schedules and convenient connections between prominent cities like Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Vienna.

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.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Hamburg to Leipzig

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and DB - Intercity when traveling from Hamburg to Leipzig.

Second Class

With Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains, a second-class ticket guarantees you a more affordable journey. Throughout your trip, you can access basic facilities like electrical outlets, air conditioning, and a bar carriage.
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First Class

If you wish to elevate your travel experience in a quieter place with additional services such as adjustable seats, more legroom, catering service, and seat selection, you can opt for the first-class tickets on Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains.
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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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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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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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DB's EC trains feature recently updated coaches equipped with power sockets.
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Deutsche Bahn is progressively adding free WiFi to their EC trains.
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On DB Eurocity 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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The Mobility Service assists with boarding, disembarking, and train transitions. Additionally, the staff is ready to address any inquiries or provide support to ensure a smooth journey.
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On EC trains, dine in the onboard restaurant or grab a quick bite from the bistro. First Class passengers receive complimentary meals at their seat. DB provides diverse, locally-sourced food options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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DB's EC trains now boast modernized carriages with air conditioning.
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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.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC 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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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board EuroCity, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and DB - Intercity from Hamburg to Leipzig
Compare services on board when travelling from Hamburg to Leipzig by train.
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Hamburg to Leipzig CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
20.7kg
Bus
22.18kg
Flight
59.15kg
Car
47.32kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Hamburg to Leipzig by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Hamburg and Leipzig are 20.7kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Hamburg and Leipzig? By taking the train between Hamburg and Leipzig you will save 38.45kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.48kg compared to a bus and 26.62kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Hamburg to Leipzig?
A train ticket from Hamburg to Leipzig is $32.26. 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 $10.25.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Hamburg to Leipzig?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Hamburg to Leipzig is $10.25. 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 Hamburg and Leipzig by train?
Hamburg to Leipzig is 183.76 mi.
How long does the train between Hamburg and Leipzig take?
Hamburg to Leipzig is on average 3 hr 37 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 6 min.
Which companies operate from Hamburg to Leipzig?
The train journey from Hamburg to Leipzig is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: EuroCity, DB - InterCity Express (ICE), DB - Intercity, DB - Regional Express and FlixTrain.
How many train connections per day go from Hamburg to Leipzig?
Hamburg to Leipzig has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Hamburg to Leipzig leave?
The earliest train from Hamburg to Leipzig departs at 3:20 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 Hamburg to Leipzig depart?
The latest train from Hamburg to Leipzig departs at 5:38 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 Hamburg 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 $10.25 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 Hamburg to Leipzig?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Hamburg to go to Leipzig.
What's the fastest journey time between Hamburg to Leipzig by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Hamburg and Leipzig is 3 hr 6 min.
Is there a direct train from Hamburg to Leipzig?
Yes, there is a direct train between Hamburg and Leipzig.
What are the CO2 emissions for Hamburg to Leipzig by train?
The train journey from Hamburg to Leipzig creates 20.7kg of CO2 emissions.

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