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Duration 8h 14m
Distance 581.5 km
Average price 180€
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Leipzig and Vienna takes 8h 14m and the fastest train takes 7h 12m. The train service runs several times per day from Leipzig to Vienna. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

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  1. Leipzig Hbf
  2. Erfurt Hbf
  3. Nuernberg Hbf
  4. Vienna
7h 37m
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148€ - 266€

Leipzig to Vienna train times

Trains run every four hours between Leipzig and Vienna. The earliest departure is at 11:33 in the morning, and the last departure from Leipzig is at 19:48 which arrives into Vienna at 10:45. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 14m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Leipzig to Vienna? 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 46m.

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The distance between Leipzig and Vienna is 451 km. The road distance is 581.5 km.

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Leipzig to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Leipzig Hbf station.

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

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What companies run services between Leipzig and Vienna?

You can take a train from Leipzig to Vienna via Erfurt Hbf and Nuernberg Hbf in around 7h 37m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 65€

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 Leipzig Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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