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Duration 8h 26m
Distance 585.2 km
Average price 170€
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Austria and Leipzig takes 8h 26m and the fastest train takes 7h 6m. The train service runs several times per day from Austria to Leipzig. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Nuremberg

  1. Wien Hbf
  2. Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Leipzig
8h 20m
132€ - 217€

Austria to Leipzig train times

Trains run every four hours between Vienna and Leipzig. The earliest departure is at 11:03 in the morning, and the last departure from Vienna is at 19:04 which arrives into Leipzig at 04:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 26m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Austria to Leipzig? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Austria to Leipzig. However, there are services departing from Stephansplatz and arriving at Leipzig Hbf via Wien Hbf and Nuernberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 20m.

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The distance between Austria and Leipzig is 464 km. The road distance is 585.2 km.

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Austria to Leipzig train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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Austria to Leipzig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Leipzig Hbf station.

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There are 509+ hotels available in Leipzig. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Austria and Leipzig?

You can take a train from Vienna to Leipzig via Südtiroler Pl. - Hbf., Wien Hbf, and Nuernberg Hbf in around 8h 20m.
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150€ - 200€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass

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