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Wurzburg-Leipzig Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 18 daily trains from Wurzburg to Leipzig. Traveling by train from Wurzburg to Leipzig usually takes around 3 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 2 hours and 31 minutes.

Distance151 mi (243 km)
Fastest train2h 31m
Lowest price£25.80
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Wurzburg to Leipzig?

There are 3 train lines with service from Wurzburg, Bavaria to Leipzig, Saxony. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 16 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity13h 34m£60.31
DB Intercity-Express32h 50m£68.46
Deutsche Bahn163h 43m£63.54

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Wurzburg 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.

How long is the train journey from Wurzburg to Leipzig?

The distance between Wurzburg and Leipzig is approximately 151 miles, or 243 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 31 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Wurzburg to Leipzig are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Sunday 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 Wurzburg 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 Wurzburg to Leipzig?

There are 18 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Wurzburg to Leipzig. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Leipzig to Wurzburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Wurzburg to Leipzig for £21.34.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Wurzburg?

Departure stations

Wurzburg has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Leipzig.

Train stations in Wurzburg:

  • Würzburg Süd

  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Arrival stations

Leipzig has one train station.

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