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Chemnitz-Leipzig Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 20 daily trains from Chemnitz to Leipzig. Traveling by train from Chemnitz to Leipzig usually takes around one hour and 2 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 58 minutes.

Distance43 mi (69 km)
Fastest train0h 58m
Lowest price$18.84
Trains per day19
Most frequent serviceNon-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Chemnitz, SN to Leipzig, SN

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




July 15, 2019 - Solo travel

Non-federally owned railway company

Pros: It took me to a place I’d never been. Cons: Nothing. Tips: No.

Pros: It took me to a place I’d never been. Cons: Nothing. Tips: No.

Which train should you take from Chemnitz to Leipzig?

2 train services operate from Chemnitz, Saxony to Leipzig, Saxony. Non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 11 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn91h 8m$19.50
Non-federally owned railway company110h 59m$18.84

Frequently Asked Questions

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

While the train is the main method of transportation from Chemnitz to Leipzig, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Chemnitz to Leipzig?

The distance between Chemnitz and Leipzig is approximately 43 miles, or 69 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 2 minutes, 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 Chemnitz 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 Chemnitz at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Chemnitz to Leipzig?

There are 20 scheduled trains on most days. 19 of these are direct connections to Leipzig. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Leipzig to Chemnitz. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Chemnitz to Leipzig for $22.38.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Chemnitz?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Chemnitz.

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Arrival stations

Leipzig has one train station.

Need a return trip from Leipzig to Chemnitz?

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