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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to Leipzig  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ

$80 - $237

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 012

$31 - $56

5 alternative options

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  3 h 18 min

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

$85 - $209

Fly to Dresden, train  •  3 h 39 min

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

$98 - $296

Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice

$75 - $110

Night bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Leipzig, Leipzig central station N13

$30 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig 249.1 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig is to bus which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig is to fly which costs 70€ - 210€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Leipzig, Leipzig central station station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Leipzig Hbf. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Leipzig is 304 km. The road distance is 398.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig is to fly which takes 2 h 11 min and costs 70€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 3 h 22 min, you could also bus, which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 6 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig.
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  • Distance: 189.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Leipzig, Germany?

Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig every 4 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig every 4 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
deinbus.de

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Leipzig Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig, Leipzig central station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Leipzig Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig is 399 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Leipzig.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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