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Leipzig to Frankfurt by train

The journey from Leipzig to Frankfurt by train is 182.27 mi and takes 4 hr 26 min. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:35 AM and the last at 1:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Leipzig to Frankfurt by train for as little as $13.32 or as much as $74.37. The best price for this journey is $13.32.

Lowest Price$13.32
Journey Duration4 hr 26 min
Connection per Day9
Lowest Price$13.32
Highest Price$74.37
First Departure12:35 AM
Last Departure1:00 PM
Distance182.27 mi
DepartureLeipzig
ArrivalFrankfurt
CarriersDB - Regional Express, FlixTrainMore

Leipzig to Frankfurt Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, May 30, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Leipzig to Frankfurt?

The cheapest train tickets from Leipzig to Frankfurt cost $13.32. On average, you can expect to spend around $43.83 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 Leipzig to Frankfurt.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Leipzig to Frankfurt. On average, though, you'll pay about $43.83 for a train ticket. 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.

How long is the journey from Leipzig to Frankfurt by train?

The average journey time is 4 hr 26 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 182.27 mi from Leipzig to Frankfurt. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Leipzig to Frankfurt to take longer than 4 hr 26 min. The journey between Leipzig and Frankfurt runs for about 182.27 mi and usually takes approximately 4 hr 26 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 hr 56 min. If you are trying to get from Leipzig to Frankfurt as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

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

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Leipzig and Frankfurt. You can start your journey in Leipzig at stations such as Leipzig HBF,Leipzig, Messe Bahnhof,Leipzig , Völkerschlachtdenkmal. These connect to stations including Falkstraße, Frankfurt a.M.,Brauerei, Frankfurt a.M.,Frankfurt am Main Hbf in Frankfurt. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Leipzig to Frankfurt.

How many journeys from Leipzig to Frankfurt take place each day?

On average, there are 9 daily departures from Leipzig to Frankfurt. 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 4 departures from Leipzig which travel directly to Frankfurt. There are 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Leipzig to Frankfurt. 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 Leipzig to Frankfurt
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Leipzig to Frankfurt.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Leipzig to Frankfurt, 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 Leipzig to Frankfurt.

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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Find the best day to travel to Frankfurt by train

When travelling to Frankfurt 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.

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 Leipzig to Frankfurt

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

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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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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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.
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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 DB - Regional Express, FlixTrain and DB - Intercity from Leipzig to Frankfurt
Compare services on board when travelling from Leipzig to Frankfurt by train.
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Leipzig to Frankfurt CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
20.53kg
Bus
22kg
Flight
58.67kg
Car
46.93kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Leipzig to Frankfurt by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Leipzig and Frankfurt are 20.53kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Leipzig and Frankfurt? By taking the train between Leipzig and Frankfurt you will save 38.14kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.47kg compared to a bus and 26.4kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Leipzig to Frankfurt?
A train ticket from Leipzig to Frankfurt is $43.83. 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 $13.32.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Leipzig to Frankfurt?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Leipzig to Frankfurt is $13.32. 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 Leipzig and Frankfurt by train?
Leipzig to Frankfurt is 182.27 mi.
How long does the train between Leipzig and Frankfurt take?
Leipzig to Frankfurt is on average 4 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 56 min.
Which companies operate from Leipzig to Frankfurt?
The train journey from Leipzig to Frankfurt is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Regional Express, FlixTrain, DB - Intercity, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and FlixBus.
How many train connections per day go from Leipzig to Frankfurt?
Leipzig to Frankfurt has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Leipzig to Frankfurt leave?
The earliest train from Leipzig to Frankfurt departs at 12:35 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 Leipzig to Frankfurt depart?
The latest train from Leipzig to Frankfurt departs at 1:00 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 Leipzig to Frankfurt 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 $13.32 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 Leipzig to Frankfurt?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Leipzig to go to Frankfurt.
What's the fastest journey time between Leipzig to Frankfurt by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Leipzig and Frankfurt is 2 hr 56 min.
Is there a direct train from Leipzig to Frankfurt?
Yes, there is a direct train between Leipzig and Frankfurt.
What are the CO2 emissions for Leipzig to Frankfurt by train?
The train journey from Leipzig to Frankfurt creates 20.53kg of CO2 emissions.

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