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Trip Summary

There are 60 daily trains from Leipzig to Malmo. Traveling by train from Leipzig to Malmo usually takes around 15 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 12 hours and 17 minutes.

Distance296 mi (476 km)
Fastest train12h 17m
Lowest price£131.66
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Leipzig to Malmo?

2 train services operate from Leipzig, Saxony to Malmo, Skåne län. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 39 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn2115h 14m£141.54
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company3916h 18m£140.34

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Leipzig and Malmo is approximately 296 miles, or 476 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 15 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 17 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 Malmo are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Monday 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 13:00 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 Malmo?

There are 60 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 Malmo to Leipzig. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Leipzig to Malmo for £28.76.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 6 stops and stations in Leipzig where you can board the train.

Train stations in Leipzig:

  • Leipzig-Miltitz

  • Leipzig-Knauthain

  • Leipzig Miltitzer Allee

  • Leipzig-Lützschena

  • Leipzig-Liebertwolkwitz

Where is the train station in Malmo?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Malmo than most cities. Most trains from Leipzig will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Malmo:

Train stations in Malmo:

  • Syd Svagertorp Station

  • Malmö Central

  • Malmö Hyllie station

  • Triangeln station

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