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Duration 2h
Distance 161 km
Average price 45€
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Brandenburg and Leipzig takes 2h and the fastest train takes 1h 42m. There is a train service every few hours from Brandenburg 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

  1. Potsdam Hbf
  2. Berlin Hbf
  3. Leipzig
2h 11m
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38€ - 116€

Brandenburg to Leipzig train times

Trains run hourly between Potsdam and Leipzig. The earliest departure is at 10:55 in the morning, and the last departure from Potsdam is at 21:41 which arrives into Leipzig at 23:58. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Brandenburg 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 Brandenburg to Leipzig. However, there are services departing from Potsdam Hbf and arriving at Leipzig Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between Brandenburg and Leipzig is 178 km. The road distance is 161 km.

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Brandenburg to Leipzig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Potsdam Hbf station.

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

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What companies run services between Brandenburg and Leipzig?

You can take a train from Potsdam to Leipzig via Berlin Hbf in around 2h 11m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 21€

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Potsdam-Rehbruecke to Dessau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dessau Hbf to Leipzig Markt
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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