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Trip Summary

There are 47 daily trains from Bremerhaven to Leipzig. Traveling by train from Bremerhaven to Leipzig usually takes around 6 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 51 minutes.

Distance221 mi (355 km)
Fastest train5h 0m
Lowest price£56.91
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Bremerhaven to Leipzig?

There are 3 train lines with service from Bremerhaven, Bremen to Leipzig, Saxony. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 45 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express16h 39m£120.50
Deutsche Bahn456h 18m£84.28
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company19h 26m£82.31

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Bremerhaven and Leipzig is approximately 221 miles, or 355 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 51 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?

Trains from Bremerhaven to Leipzig are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Bremerhaven at 13:00 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 Bremerhaven to Leipzig?

There are 47 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 Bremerhaven. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Bremerhaven to Leipzig for £48.84.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Bremerhaven?

Departure stations

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

Train stations in Bremerhaven:

  • Bremerhaven Hbf

  • Bremerhaven-Lehe

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Arrival stations

Leipzig receives travelers from Bremerhaven at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Leipzig:

  • Leipzig Hbf (tief)

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