There are 7 ways to get from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 56 min

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

$75 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 012

$20 - $40

5 alternative options

Rideshare  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leipzig to Frankfurt 242.4 miles

$22

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main 243.2 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Leipzig  •  2 h 35 min

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

$88 - $254

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Frankfurt (FRA) TXL - FRA

$98 - $226

Train to Dresden, fly  •  5 h 7 min

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

$107 - $311

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min. Deinbus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Leipzig to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leipzig to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leipzig and Frankfurt am Main is 293 km. The road distance is 389 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 19€ and takes 4 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 2 h 35 min and costs 75€ - 220€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

The train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 2 h 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.