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Sontheim - Leipzig Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 20 daily trains from Sontheim to Leipzig. Traveling by train from Sontheim to Leipzig usually takes around 6 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 48 minutes.

Distance213 mi (344 km)
Fastest train4h 48m
Lowest price£38.81
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines4

Which train should you take from Sontheim to Leipzig?

There are 4 train lines with service from Sontheim to Leipzig. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 16 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express76h 51m£54.94
Deutsche Bahn165h 48m£59.83
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company25h 38m£50.57
Non-federally owned railway company14h 54m£42.43
  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Sontheim to Leipzig start from £41, and on average cost . Daily there are 7 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Leipzig. DB Intercity-Express in Sontheim leaves from Bergenweiler and one other station. And in Leipzig trains arrive at Train Station .

    From Sontheim to Leipzig train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 6 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Leipzig faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 48 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Sontheim to Leipzig start from £39, and on average cost . Daily there are 16 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Leipzig. Deutsche Bahn in Sontheim leaves from Sontheim-Brenz and one other station. And in Leipzig trains arrive at Train Station .

    From Sontheim to Leipzig train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 5 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Leipzig faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 48 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Sontheim to Leipzig start from £51, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Leipzig. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Sontheim leaves from Sontheim-Brenz and one other station. And in Leipzig trains arrive at Train Station .

    From Sontheim to Leipzig train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 5 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Leipzig faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 48 minutes.

  • Non-federally owned railway company

    Non-federally owned railway company

    Non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Sontheim to Leipzig start from £42, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Non-federally owned railway company schedules to Leipzig. Non-federally owned railway company in Sontheim leaves from Bergenweiler . And in Leipzig trains arrive at Train Station .

    From Sontheim to Leipzig train travel on Non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Leipzig faster, Non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 48 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Sontheim 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 Sontheim to Leipzig?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Sontheim 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 Sontheim to Leipzig?

The distance between Sontheim and Leipzig is approximately 213 miles, or 344 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 48 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Sontheim to Leipzig on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Saturday. Saturday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Sontheim at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Sontheim to Leipzig?

There are 20 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Leipzig to Sontheim.

City Information

Leipzig

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Leipzig - DELPG-1

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Leipzig is a hip city in the Saxony region in the east of Germany. This city is the home of famous composers Richard Wagner and Johann Sebastian Bach and pays tribute to these musical giants with attractions such as the Bach-Museum Leipzig.

Discover some of the city's most interesting architecture in its historic churches. St. Nicholas Church, near Leipzig University, is a Romanesque church with Gothic roots. It was built in 1797 and boasts neoclassical interiors and magnificent pillars. St. Thomas Church is just as impressive and is Bach's final resting place.

Significant art collections are on view at both the Museum of Fine Arts and the Grassi Museum of Applied Arts. Check out the Asisi Panometer to see how a giant painting merges with an equally large gas tank to form a remarkable panoramic attraction.

When hunger strikes, Leipzig has many excellent places to wine and dine. Take a seat at Auerbachs Keller, one of Germany's oldest and most popular restaurants. Ouzeri Was Kost Das is perfect for a romantic dinner, thanks to its cosy setting by the canal.

International travelers can reach Leipzig via the Leipzig/Halle Airport or the impressive European train system. Trains with service to Leipzig include Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, FlixTrain, or alex. If you prefer getting there by coach, simply hop on any one of these: FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, RoadJet, Union Ivkoni, or Racic Eurobus.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Sontheim?

Main departure station: Sontheim-Brenz

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

All train stations in Sontheim:

  • Sontheim-Brenz

  • Bergenweiler

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Main arrival station: Train Station

Leipzig has one train station.

Train stations in Leipzig:

  • Train Station

Need a return trip from Leipzig to Sontheim?

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