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Trip Summary

There are 94 daily trains from Leipzig to Halle. Traveling by train from Leipzig to Halle usually takes around 5 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 14 minutes.

Distance179 mi (288 km)
Fastest train4h 14m
Lowest price£26.75
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines4

Which train should you take from Leipzig to Halle?

There are 4 train lines with service from Leipzig, Saxony to Halle, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 72 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity65h 10m£28.85
DB Intercity-Express85h 9m£74.18
Deutsche Bahn725h 59m£47.37
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company85h 19m£51.99

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Leipzig and Halle is approximately 179 miles, or 288 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 14 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 Halle 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 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 Halle?

There are 94 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.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Halle to Leipzig.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Leipzig.

Where is the train station in Halle?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Halle than most cities. Most trains from Leipzig will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Halle:

Train stations in Halle:

  • Halle(W) Gerry-Weber-Stadion

  • Hesseln

  • Künsebeck

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