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Trip Summary

There are 33 daily trains from Leipzig to Oldenburg. Traveling by train from Leipzig to Oldenburg usually takes around 6 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 44 minutes.

Distance216 mi (347 km)
Fastest train5h 0m
Lowest price£37.18
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Leipzig to Oldenburg?

There are 3 train lines with service from Leipzig, Saxony to Oldenburg, Lower Saxony. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 25 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity74h 47m£52.47
DB Intercity-Express15h 44m£80.94
Deutsche Bahn255h 49m£48.80

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Leipzig and Oldenburg is approximately 216 miles, or 347 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 44 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 Oldenburg 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 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 03:00 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 Oldenburg?

There are 33 scheduled trains on most days. 6 of these are direct connections to Oldenburg. 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 Oldenburg to Leipzig. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Leipzig to Oldenburg for £14.57.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Leipzig where you can board the train to Oldenburg.

Train stations in Leipzig:

  • Leipzig Hbf Ostseite

Where is the train station in Oldenburg?

Arrival stations

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

Train stations in Oldenburg:

  • Oldenburg-Wechloy

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