Compare train tickets from Leipzig to Bayreuth
We partner with all bus & train carriers to find the best fares.
No Wanderu Fees
Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.
Best Travel Options
We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.
There are 52 daily trains from Leipzig to Bayreuth. Traveling by train from Leipzig to Bayreuth usually takes around 4 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 2 hours and 44 minutes.
|Distance||103 mi (165 km)|
|Fastest train||3h 0m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Which train should you take from Leipzig to Bayreuth?
There are 3 train lines with service from Leipzig, Saxony to Bayreuth, Bavaria. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 46 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Intercity-Express||1||3h 57m||£28.01|
|Deutsche Bahn||46||3h 46m||£41.65|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||5||5h 23m||£36.94|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Leipzig to Bayreuth 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 Bayreuth?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Leipzig to Bayreuth are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Wednesday 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 Bayreuth?
There are 52 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.
Where is the train station in Leipzig?
Leipzig has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Bayreuth.
Train stations in Leipzig:
Leipzig Hbf (tief)
Where is the train station in Bayreuth?
There are more train stations and stops in Bayreuth than most cities. Most trains from Leipzig will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Bayreuth:
Train stations in Bayreuth:
Need a return trip from Bayreuth to Leipzig?Search Train Tickets
Plan your next adventure
More trains from Leipzig
Continue by train from Bayreuth
Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.
With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.