There are 8 ways to get from Hamburg to Leipzig by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice

$60 - $130

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Leipzig 245.1 miles

$17 - $28

6 alternative options

Bus via Berlin, Berlin central bus station  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 225 / ...

$26 - $43

Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 105 / ...

$29 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Leipzig 246.2 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Leipzig  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Leipzig (LEJ) HAM - LEJ

$75 - $302

Fly to Dresden, train  •  7 h 8 min

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

$99 - $242

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Nuremberg (NUE) HAM - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

$120 - $302

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Leipzig is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Leipzig is to train which costs 50€ - 110€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Leipzig is 295 km. The road distance is 393.9 km.

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The train from Hamburg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf takes 3 h 6 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg and arriving at Leipzig, Leipzig central station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Leipzig Hbf. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Leipzig, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hamburg to Leipzig every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Leipzig via Berlin, Berlin central bus station in around 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $6,000
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Leipzig via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Hamburg to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Hamburg to Leipzig via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $6,000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$60 - $130
First
$70 - $210
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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