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Duration 3h 33m
Distance 199.8 km
Average price 30€
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The train between Leipzig and Bayreuth takes 3h 33m. The train service runs several times per day from Leipzig to Bayreuth. 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 Hof

  1. Leipzig Hbf
  2. Hof Hbf
  3. Bayreuth
3h 49m
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Leipzig to Bayreuth train times

Trains run every four hours between Leipzig and Bayreuth. The earliest departure is at 14:54 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Leipzig is at 16:54 which arrives into Bayreuth at 20:28. All services require a transfer at HOF HBF and take an average of 3h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Bayreuth. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Bayreuth Hbf via Hof Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 49m.

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The distance between Leipzig and Bayreuth is 165 km. The road distance is 199.8 km.

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Leipzig to Bayreuth train services, operated by Erfurter Bahn, depart from Leipzig Hbf station.

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Leipzig to Bayreuth train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Bayreuth Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Leipzig and Bayreuth?

You can take a train from Leipzig to Bayreuth via Hof Hbf in around 3h 49m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€

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 Leipzig Hbf to Hochstadt-Marktzeuln
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hochstadt-Marktzeuln to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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