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Berlin to Leipzig Train Information

Trains arrive inLeipzig
Trains depart fromBerlin
Distance150 km

Trains from Berlin to Leipzig

Trains in Germany are an effective way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Deutsche Bahn, the German national rail provider, runs trains from Berlin to Leipzig with a journey time of just over an hour. Most trains are direct, depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Leipzig Hauptbahnhof. Usually between 18-20 trains travel from Berlin to Leipzig per day, with the first train departing Berlin at 4:27 a.m.

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Berlin to Leipzig Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from Berlin to Leipzig when you book in advance

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Berlin to Leipzig Trains: General Information

Deutsche Bahn train ticket prices change frequently so there are no firm rules for finding the best prices. Travelers can usually offset some of cost of Berlin to Leipzig train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.

  • autobus All Berlin to Leipzig trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.

  • autobus Most Berlin to Leipzig trains are direct, depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Leipzig Hauptbahnhof.

  • autobus Journey Time: The Berlin to Leipzig train journey takes as little as 1 hour and 13 minutes to arrive in Leipzig.

  • autobus Most travelers book their Berlin to Leipzig train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Based on GoEuro's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Berlin to Leipzig trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 10% cheaper to book a Berlin to Leipzig train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • Berlin to Leipzig trains are 28% cheaper when booked a week ahead of the travel date.
  • Berlin to Leipzig train costs are 53% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.


Local Time 02:45
Population 504,900
Region Saxony
Languages German

How expensive is Leipzig?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Leipzig costs 3% more than in Berlin.


Prices in Leipzig are on average 4.5% lower than in Berlin.

Public Transport

Public transport in Leipzig costs around 11.1% less than in Berlin.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Leipzig is about 44.6% less expensive than in Berlin.