Cheap Essen to Leipzig  train tickets


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How much are Essen to Leipzig train tickets?

Lowest Price$113.84
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Daily Schedules8
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How to find cheap train tickets from Essen to Leipzig ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Essen to Leipzig is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Essen to Leipzig was $170.63. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 2 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Essen to Leipzig ? How far is Essen to Leipzig ?

The distance between Essen to Leipzig is 340.85 miles or 548.41 km. A train trip from Essen to Leipzig typically takes 9 hours, If you are looking to get to Leipzig faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Deutsche Bahn. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 8 hours and 6 minutes to get from Essen to Leipzig.

Going from Essen to Leipzig by train takes over 9 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from Essen to Leipzig are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the most connections between Essen to Leipzig

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Leipzig. One train carrier operates regular service on the Essen to Leipzig route. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Essen to Leipzig, usually offering 8 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Essen to Leipzig, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Essen to Leipzig

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Essen to Leipzig start from $113.84, and on average cost $170.63. Daily there are 8 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Leipzig. Deutsche Bahn in Essen leaves from Essen(B), And in Leipzig trains arrive at Leipzig Hbf,

From Essen to Leipzig train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 8 hours and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to Leipzig faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 0 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Essen on their way to Leipzig. The busiest departure station in Essen serving this route is Essen(B).
  • Essen(B)
There is one train station where trains arrive in Leipzig from Essen., The busiest departure station in Essen serving this route is Leipzig Hbf.
  • Leipzig Hbf