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Trip Summary

There are 118 daily trains from Wuppertal to Leipzig. Traveling by train from Wuppertal to Leipzig usually takes around 5 hours and 51 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 5 hours,

Distance226 mi (363 km)
Fastest train5h 0m
Lowest price£25.88
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines4

Which train should you take from Wuppertal to Leipzig?

There are 4 train lines with service from Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia to Leipzig, Saxony. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 66 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity15h 33m£32.52
DB Intercity-Express35h 23m£53.59
Deutsche Bahn665h 55m£59.60
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company525h 48m£67.16

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Wuppertal and Leipzig is approximately 226 miles, or 363 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours,

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 Wuppertal 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 Tuesday 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 Wuppertal at 00:00 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 Wuppertal to Leipzig?

There are 118 scheduled trains on most days. 6 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 Wuppertal. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Wuppertal to Leipzig for £28.67.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Wuppertal?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 10 stops and stations in Wuppertal where you can board the train.

Train stations in Wuppertal:

  • Wuppertal-Zoologischer Garten

  • Wuppertal-Ronsdorf

  • Wuppertal-Langerfeld

  • Wuppertal-Sonnborn

  • Wuppertal-Oberbarmen

  • Wuppertal-Unterbarmen

  • Wuppertal-Steinbeck

  • Wuppertal-Barmen

  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Arrival stations

Leipzig has one train station.

Need a return trip from Leipzig to Wuppertal?

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