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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice / ...

65€ - 110€

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Bus  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt - Main station to Leipzig Frankfurt - Main station > Leipzig > Berlin - Central Bus Station

14€ - 18€

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Train via Eisenach  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Eisenach to Leipzig-Moeckern Re / ...

Rideshare  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Leipzig 379.5 km

15€ - 26€

Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library 388.1 km

40€ - 65€

Fly to Dresden, train  •  4h 9m

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

93€ - 243€

Fly to Leipzig  •  2h 50m

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

97€ - 370€

Fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) FRA - BER
  2. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf

90€ - 264€

Frankfurt am Main → Leipzig University Library
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library is to bus which costs 14€ - 18€ and takes 6h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library is to fly which costs 95€ - 370€ and takes 2h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt - Main station station and arriving at Leipzig. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Leipzig, Neues Rathaus via Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Westseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig University Library is 292 km. The road distance is 388.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library without a car is to train which takes 4h and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Frankfurt - Main station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library is to train which takes 4h and costs 65€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 18€ and takes 6h 29m, you could also fly, which costs 95€ - 370€ and takes 2h 50m.

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  • Distance: 292.5 km
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Leipzig University Library, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 65€ - 95€ and the journey takes 3h 44m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route once a week. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Frankfurt - Main station to Leipzig once daily. Tickets cost 14€ - 18€ and the journey takes 6h 1m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 190€
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Eisenach to Leipzig-Moeckern
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Eisenach to Leipzig-Möckern
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt - Main station to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 26€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Leipzig station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Leipzig Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library is 388 km. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig University Library.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dresden Airport.

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There are 508+ hotels available in Leipzig University Library. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35880 train which takes 15 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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