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Trip Summary

There are 29 daily trains from Berlin to Leipzig. Traveling by train from Berlin to Leipzig usually takes around 2 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in one hour and 12 minutes.

Distance93 mi (149 km)
Fastest train1h 12m
Lowest price£15.40
Trains per day17
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines4

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Which train should you take from Berlin to Leipzig?

There are 4 train lines with service from Berlin, Berlin to Leipzig, Saxony. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 26 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity11h 29m£18.96
DB Intercity-Express61h 50m£32.72
Deutsche Bahn262h 11m£29.42
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company43h 50m£18.49

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Berlin to Leipzig during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Berlin to Leipzig?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Berlin to Leipzig. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Berlin to Leipzig?

The distance between Berlin and Leipzig is approximately 93 miles, or 149 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 12 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Berlin to Leipzig are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Berlin at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Berlin to Leipzig?

There are 29 scheduled trains on most days. 17 of these are direct connections to Leipzig. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Leipzig to Berlin. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Berlin to Leipzig for £6.01.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Berlin?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Berlin where you can board the train to Leipzig.

Train stations in Berlin:

  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Leipzig than most cities. Most trains from Berlin will stop at one (or more) of the 13 following stations in Leipzig:

Train stations in Leipzig:

  • Leipzig-Miltitz

  • Train Station

  • Leipzig Karlsruher Str

  • Leipzig-Heiterblick

  • Leipzig Miltitzer Allee

  • Engelsdorf

  • Leipzig-Holzhausen

  • Leipzig Wilhelm-Leuschner-Platz

  • Leipzig Markt

  • Leipzig-Knauthain

  • Leipzig-Liebertwolkwitz

  • Engelsdorf Riesaer Straße

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