Cheap train tickets from Leipzig to Hamburg

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Lowest Price$22.22
Fastest3h 5m
trains per day126
train companies3
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Leipzig to Hamburg?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Leipzig to Hamburg 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 Leipzig to Hamburg was $28.92. 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 ride from Leipzig to Hamburg?

The distance between Leipzig and Hamburg is approximately 182.80 miles, or 294.11 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 5 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Leipzig to Hamburg?

On Wednesday trains from Leipzig to Hamburg 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Leipzig to Hamburg?

Typically there are 126 schedules to compare for your trip to Hamburg. On the route to Hamburg 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Leipzig to Hamburg, usually offering 77 trips per day. 11 train trips per day are direct connections to Hamburg, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Leipzig to Hamburg, which start at $19.48.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Leipzig to Hamburg

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Leipzig to Hamburg start from $22.22, and on average cost $51.46. Daily there are 77 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Hamburg. Deutsche Bahn in Leipzig leaves from Leipzig-Lützschena and 3 other stations. And in Hamburg trains arrive at Train Station,

From Leipzig to Hamburg train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 4 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hamburg faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 5 minutes.

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Avg. Time
4h 36m
Avg. Price
$51.46

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Leipzig to Hamburg start from $22.22, and on average cost $53.27. Daily there are 30 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Hamburg. DB Intercity-Express in Leipzig leaves from Train Station and one other station. And in Hamburg trains arrive at Train Station,

From Leipzig to Hamburg train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 3 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hamburg faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 5 minutes.

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Avg. Time
3h 46m
Avg. Price
$53.27

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Leipzig to Hamburg start from $22.22, and on average cost $52.43. Daily there are 19 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Hamburg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Leipzig leaves from Leipzig-Knauthain and one other station. And in Hamburg trains arrive at Train Station,

From Leipzig to Hamburg train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hamburg faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 5 minutes.

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Avg. Time
4h 11m
Avg. Price
$52.43
There are 6 train stations in Leipzig with trains to Hamburg. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Leipzig-Lützschena
  • Leipzig-Miltitz
  • Leipzig Miltitzer Allee
  • Train Station
  • Leipzig-Knauthain
  • Leipzig-Liebertwolkwitz
There is one train station where trains from Leipzig arrive in Hamburg:
  • Train Station