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There are 5 ways to get from Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice / ...

€12 - €73

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Leipzig 187.1 km

€4 - €16

3 alternative options

Line 248 bus, train  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the line 248 bus from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] to S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite 248
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz station to Leipzig central train station Flx35

€13 - €16

Bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Leipzig central train station 065 / ...

€12 - €15

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf 189.4 km

€21 - €35

Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf by walk and train

The journey time between Alexanderplatz and Leipzig Hbf is around 1h 28m and covers a distance of around 174 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 23m. Services are operated by BVG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others. Typically 141 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 28m
Fastest journey time:
1h 23m
Journey distance:
174 km
Services per week:
141
Cheapest price:
€12
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:09
Last service departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf walk and train schedules

Departing Monday, August 2, 2021

Alexanderplatz → Leipzig Hbf
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leipzig Hbf is 116 117.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf is to rideshare which costs €4 - €16 and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin Alexanderplatz and arriving at Leipzig central train station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz and arriving at Leipzig Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Alexanderplatz and Leipzig Hbf is 149 km. The road distance is 189.4 km.

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf without a car is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs €12 - €75.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf, including transfers.

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Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs €12 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €12 - €15 and takes 2h 50m.

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  • Distance: 148.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Alexanderplatz, Germany and Leipzig Hbf, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 1h 14m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Leipzig central train station 4 times a day. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin Südkreuz station to Leipzig central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Bus from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] to S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Leipzig central train station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig central train station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf is 189 km. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Alexanderplatz to Leipzig Hbf.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Alexanderplatz and Leipzig Hbf. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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