COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Compare train tickets from Köthen to Leipzig

Lowest Prices

We partner with all bus & train carriers to find the best fares.

No Wanderu Fees

Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.

Best Travel Options

We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.

Köthen-Leipzig Train Timetable

Find cheap rental carsFind great deals on cheap cars in the area.
RentalCars logotypeRentalCars logotype
from£21.69

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Köthen to Leipzig. Traveling by train from Köthen to Leipzig usually takes around one hour, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 58 minutes.

Distance33 mi (53 km)
Fastest train0h 58m
Lowest price£14.82
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Köthen to Leipzig?

Deutsche Bahn is the one and only train line which connects Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt to Leipzig, Saxony. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn11h 0m£14.82

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Köthen 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.

How long is the train journey from Köthen to Leipzig?

The distance between Köthen and Leipzig is approximately 33 miles, or 53 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 58 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Leipzig.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Köthen to Leipzig are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Köthen at 06:00 and arrives in Leipzig within the hour.

Is there a direct train from Köthen to Leipzig?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

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

Station Information

Where is the train station in Köthen?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Köthen.

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Arrival stations

Leipzig has one train station.

Need a return trip from Leipzig to Köthen?

Search Train Tickets

Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.

With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.

Book coaches and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

wanderu
iPhone
wanderu
Android
Available on iOS & Android