There are 6 ways to get from Leipzig to Bayreuth by bus, train, rideshare or car

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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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station 205 / ...

$11 - $19

5 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Bamberg Ice
  2. Take the train from Bamberg to Bayreuth Hbf Re

$80 - $116

Train via Lichtenfels  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Bahnhof Lichtenfels Ice 1517 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lichtenfels to Bayreuth Hbf Re / ...

$70 - $101

Train #2  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Hof Hbf Eb
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf Re

$60 - $88

Rideshare  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leipzig to Bayreuth 128.5 miles

$12

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Bayreuth 125 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Bayreuth is to rideshare which costs 10€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Bayreuth is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and Bayreuth is 165 km. The road distance is 200.1 km.

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The bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station takes 3 h 15 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station station and arriving at Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Bayreuth. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Bayreuth Hbf via Bamberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Leipzig to Bayreuth 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leipzig to Bayreuth via Bamberg in around 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Bahnhof Lichtenfels
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lichtenfels to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hof Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leipzig to Bayreuth
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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