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There are 4 ways to get from Leipzig to Buchenwald by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Weimar Ic

$26 - $40

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Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Weimar, Weimar central station N50 / ...

$6 - $12

2 alternative options

Night train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the night train from Leipzig Hbf to Weimar Ic

$26 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Buchenwald 89.9 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Buchenwald is to bus which costs 5€ - 10€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Buchenwald is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leipzig station to Buchenwald. However, there are services departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station and arriving at Weimar, Buchenwald/Gedenkstätte via Weimar, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and Buchenwald is 86 km. The road distance is 143.8 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Buchenwald without a car is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Leipzig to Buchenwald, including transfers.

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Leipzig to Buchenwald bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig, Leipzig central station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Buchenwald is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs 22€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 10€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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Leipzig to Buchenwald bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Weimar, Weimar central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Buchenwald is 144 km. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Leipzig to Buchenwald.

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  • Distance: 53.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

What companies run services between Leipzig, Germany and Buchenwald, Thuringia, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Leipzig to Buchenwald once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leipzig to Buchenwald twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Weimar
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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 Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Weimar, Weimar central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There are 327+ hotels available in Buchenwald. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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