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There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Leipzig by train 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, fly to Leipzig  •  20h 42m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Leipzig (LEJ) KUL - LEJ

322€ - 817€

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Train, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  20h 16m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) KUL - TXL
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

445€ - 634€

Train, fly to Dresden  •  22h 17m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Dresden (DRS) KUL - DRS
  3. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf

328€ - 630€

Train, fly to Nuremberg  •  23h 3m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Nuremberg (NUE) KUL - NUE
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

420€ - 959€

Train, fly to Hannover  •  22h 25m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Hannover (HAJ) KUL - HAJ
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

441€ - 1001€

Train, fly to Prague  •  23h 40m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Prague (PRG) KUL - PRG
  3. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
  4. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

427€ - 694€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Leipzig is to train and fly which costs RM 1600 - RM 3200 and takes 22h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Leipzig is to train and fly which costs RM 2200 - RM 3200 and takes 20h 16m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Leipzig is 9688 km.

It takes approximately 20h 42m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Leipzig, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Leipzig Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 20m and has one stopover.

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Leipzig is 6h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 8:13 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 2:13 PM in Leipzig.

SilkAir, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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There are 746+ hotels available in Leipzig. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Leipzig.
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  • Distance: 9687.9 km
  • Duration: 20h 42m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Leipzig, Germany?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Leipzig. However, you can take the train to KLIA T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Leipzig, take the walk to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen, then take the train to Leipzig. Alternatively, you can take the train to KLIA T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Berlin Tegel, take the walk to Berlin, Flughafen Tegel, take the bus to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, take the walk to Berlin Hbf, then take the train to Leipzig.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Leipzig via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
23h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
370€ - 900€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Berlin Tegel via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
15h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 800€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nuremberg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
17h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 850€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hannover via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
17h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370€ - 900€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Prague via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340€ - 850€
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Leipzig via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 57m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
310€ - 800€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dresden via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
350€ - 1400€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dresden via Muscat, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 550€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nuremberg via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 1600€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nuremberg via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
410€ - 1600€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dresden via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
350€ - 1400€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dresden via Muscat, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 550€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dresden via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
350€ - 1400€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dresden via Delhi, Munich
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
330€ - 1300€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dresden via Madras, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350€ - 1400€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nuremberg via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
420€ - 1200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
420€ - 1400€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
400€ - 1300€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
460€ - 1500€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
450€ - 1500€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
450€ - 1500€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Berlin Tegel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370€ - 1100€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hannover via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
400€ - 1200€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Prague via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
390€ - 1200€
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Berlin Tegel via Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350€ - 1100€
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Prague via Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
360€ - 1200€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nuremberg via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
17h 32m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
420€ - 1200€
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Prague via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
21h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
390€ - 600€
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Prague via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
370€ - 1000€
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 12€
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
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 Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
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 Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
FlixMobility
Website
flixbus.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
Business
12€ - 15€
1st Class
12€ - 15€

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