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Leipzig-Gera Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 9 daily trains from Leipzig to Gera. Traveling by train from Leipzig to Gera usually takes around one hour and 18 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity train can make the trip in 59 minutes.

Distance34 mi (55 km)
Fastest train0h 59m
Lowest price£13.91
Trains per day50
Most frequent serviceDB Intercity-Express
Train lines5

Which train should you take from Leipzig to Gera?

There are 5 train lines with service from Leipzig, Saxony to Gera, Free State of Thuringia. DB Intercity-Express is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 3 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity41h 14m£14.26
DB Intercity-Express31h 7m£14.28
Deutsche Bahn61h 38m£16.69
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company13h 23m£23.10
Non-federally owned railway company11h 14m£14.17

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Leipzig and Gera is approximately 34 miles, or 55 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 59 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Gera.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Leipzig to Gera are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 02:00 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 Gera?

There are 9 scheduled trains on most days. 50 of these are direct connections to Gera. 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 Gera 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 Gera?

Arrival stations

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

Train stations in Gera:

  • Train Station

  • Gera-Langenberg

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