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Trip Summary

There are 18 daily trains from Leipzig to Berlin. Traveling by train from Leipzig to Berlin 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£15.37
Trains per day18
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines4

Which train should you take from Leipzig to Berlin?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity11h 40m£21.69
DB Intercity-Express21h 27m£34.43
Deutsche Bahn162h 13m£30.25
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company63h 16m£27.63

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Leipzig and Berlin 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 Leipzig to Berlin 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 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 Leipzig 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 Leipzig to Berlin?

There are 18 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Leipzig to Berlin.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Berlin to Leipzig. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Leipzig to Berlin for £5.97.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 11 stops and stations in Leipzig where you can board the train.

Train stations in Leipzig:

  • Leipzig Markt

  • Train Station

  • Leipzig-Lützschena

  • Leipzig-Miltitz

  • Leipzig Miltitzer Allee

  • Leipzig-Knauthain

  • Leipzig-Liebertwolkwitz

  • Leipzig MDR

  • Train Station

  • Train Station (tief)

Where is the train station in Berlin?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Berlin than most cities. Most trains from Leipzig will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Berlin:

Train stations in Berlin:

  • Train Station

  • Berlin-Lichtenberg

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