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There are 4 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 14m

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

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Rideshare  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Leipzig 187.1 km

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Leipzig BlaBlaCar Bus

Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof 186.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof is to rideshare which costs €4 - €16 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof is to train which costs €10 - €70 and takes 1h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin - Central Train Station station and arriving at Leipzig. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Leipzig Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 14m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof is 148 km. The road distance is 186.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof without a car is to train which takes 1h 14m and costs €10 - €70.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf takes 1h 14m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof is to train which takes 1h 14m and costs €10 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €9 - €13 and takes 2h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof.
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  • Distance: 147.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 14m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof, 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, Blablabus operates a bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Leipzig 3 times a day. Tickets cost €9 - €13 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

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).

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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
Twice 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 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Blablabus
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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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Leipzig station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof is 187 km. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof.

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Book your Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof train tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 137+ hotels available in Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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