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Plauen-Leipzig Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 83 daily trains from Plauen to Leipzig. Traveling by train from Plauen to Leipzig usually takes around 2 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in one hour and 48 minutes.

Distance59 mi (95 km)
Fastest train1h 48m
Lowest price£17.40
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Plauen to Leipzig?

There are 3 train lines with service from Plauen, Saxony to Leipzig, Saxony. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 70 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn82h 12m£17.40
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company702h 11m£17.78
Non-federally owned railway company52h 52m£17.40

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Plauen to Leipzig 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Plauen to Leipzig?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Plauen to Leipzig. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Plauen to Leipzig?

The distance between Plauen and Leipzig is approximately 59 miles, or 95 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 48 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Plauen to Leipzig are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Sunday 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 Plauen at 04:00 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 Plauen to Leipzig?

There are 83 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 Leipzig to Plauen. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Plauen to Leipzig for £12.44.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Plauen?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Plauen.

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Arrival stations

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

Train stations in Leipzig:

  • Leipzig Wilhelm-Leuschner-Platz

  • Train Station

  • Train Station (tief)

  • Train Station

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