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Trains from Leipzig to Košice

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Leipzig - Košice Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 13 daily trains from Leipzig to Košice. Traveling by train from Leipzig to Košice usually takes around 15 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 14 hours and 11 minutes.

Distance434 mi (698 km)
Fastest train14h 11m
Lowest price€124.43
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Leipzig to Košice?

2 train services operate from Leipzig to Košice. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 12 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn1215h 16m€132.73
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company118h 37m€124.43
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Leipzig to Košice start from €124, and on average cost . Daily there are 12 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Košice. Deutsche Bahn in Leipzig leaves from Leipzig-Knauthain and 4 other stations. And in Košice trains arrive at Staničné námestie .

    From Leipzig to Košice train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 15 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Košice faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 14 hours and 11 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Leipzig to Košice start from €124, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Košice. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Leipzig leaves from Leipzig-Liebertwolkwitz . And in Košice trains arrive at Staničné námestie .

    From Leipzig to Košice train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 18 hours and 37 minutes. If you are looking to get to Košice faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 14 hours and 11 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Košice?

The distance between Leipzig and Košice is approximately 434 miles, or 698 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 15 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 11 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?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Leipzig to Košice on Wednesday. Tickets for Wednesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Wednesday. Wednesday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Leipzig at 00:00 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 Košice?

There are 13 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.

City Information

Leipzig

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Leipzig - DELPG-1

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Leipzig is a hip city in the Saxony region in the east of Germany. This city is the home of famous composers Richard Wagner and Johann Sebastian Bach and pays tribute to these musical giants with attractions such as the Bach-Museum Leipzig.

Discover some of the city's most interesting architecture in its historic churches. St. Nicholas Church, near Leipzig University, is a Romanesque church with Gothic roots. It was built in 1797 and boasts neoclassical interiors and magnificent pillars. St. Thomas Church is just as impressive and is Bach's final resting place.

Significant art collections are on view at both the Museum of Fine Arts and the Grassi Museum of Applied Arts. Check out the Asisi Panometer to see how a giant painting merges with an equally large gas tank to form a remarkable panoramic attraction.

When hunger strikes, Leipzig has many excellent places to wine and dine. Take a seat at Auerbachs Keller, one of Germany's oldest and most popular restaurants. Ouzeri Was Kost Das is perfect for a romantic dinner, thanks to its cozy setting by the canal.

International travelers can reach Leipzig via the Leipzig/Halle Airport or the impressive European train system. Trains with service to Leipzig include Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, FlixTrain, or alex. If you prefer getting there by bus, simply hop on any one of these: FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, RoadJet, Union Ivkoni, or Racic Eurobus.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Main departure station: Leipzig-Liebertwolkwitz

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 5 stops and stations in Leipzig where you can board the train.

All train stations in Leipzig:

  • Leipzig-Liebertwolkwitz

  • Leipzig-Knauthain

  • Train Station

  • Leipzig-Miltitz

  • Leipzig-Lützschena

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