There are 12 ways to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt ICE International
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice

$165 - $237

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Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leipzig, Leipzig central station N67 / ...

$35 - $65

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Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf Intercity
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ic

$103 - $166

Bus, train  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Amstel to Magdeburg
  2. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ic

$88 - $128

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Leipzig 411.9 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Amsterdam to Leipzig  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Leipzig (LEJ) AMS - LEJ

$119 - $490

Fly Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) AMS - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf

$119 - $336

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Leipzig  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Leipzig (LEJ) DUS - LEJ

$112 - $330

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Leipzig  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Leipzig (LEJ) CGN - LEJ

$130 - $297

Fly Amsterdam to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) AMS - SXF
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Leipzig Hbf

$89 - $241

Fly Amsterdam to Dresden, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dresden (DRS) AMS - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf

$148 - $520

Fly Amsterdam to Hannover, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

$133 - $361

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Leipzig, Leipzig central station station. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Leipzig. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Leipzig Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 28 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Leipzig is 526 km. The road distance is 659 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig without a car is to train which takes 7 h 28 min and costs 140€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Leipzig bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Leipzig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig is to train which takes 7 h 28 min and costs 140€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 420€ and takes 6 h 32 min.

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  • Distance: 328.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 28 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Leipzig, Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Leipzig via Frankfurt and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 7 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Leipzig 6 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Hannover
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Schoenefeld via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Amsterdam Amstel to Magdeburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Airport to Leipzig Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Amsterdam to Leipzig bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig, Leipzig central station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Leipzig is 659 km. It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to drive from Amsterdam to Leipzig.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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Book your Amsterdam to Leipzig train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Amsterdam to Leipzig bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 564+ hotels available in Leipzig. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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