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Leipzig-Rostock Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 16 daily trains from Leipzig to Rostock. Traveling by train from Leipzig to Rostock usually takes around 4 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 3 hours and 19 minutes.

Distance191 mi (307 km)
Fastest train3h 19m
Lowest price£23.87
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Leipzig to Rostock?

2 train services operate from Leipzig, Saxony to Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 15 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity14h 8m£37.49
Deutsche Bahn154h 36m£56.61

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Leipzig and Rostock is approximately 191 miles, or 307 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 19 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 Leipzig to Rostock are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Leipzig at 05:00 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 Leipzig to Rostock?

There are 16 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Rostock. 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 Rostock to Leipzig. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Leipzig to Rostock for £11.11.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Leipzig.

Where is the train station in Rostock?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Rostock than most cities. Most trains from Leipzig will stop at one (or more) of the 8 following stations in Rostock:

Train stations in Rostock:

  • Werft

  • Rostock-Lichtenhagen

  • Rostock-Torfbrücke

  • Train Station

  • Rostock-Evershagen

  • Rostock-Lütten Klein

  • Rostock-Kassebohm

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