There are 4 ways to get from Leipzig to Merseburg by bus, rideshare, taxi 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  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Georg-Schwarz-/Merseburger Str. to Merseburg, Gotthardstr. Bus 131

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Rideshare  •  52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leipzig to Merseburg 18.5 miles

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leipzig to Merseburg 18.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Merseburg 18.4 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leipzig, Georg-Schwarz-/Merseburger Str. and arriving at Merseburg, Gotthardstr.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and Merseburg is 27 km. The road distance is 29.4 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Merseburg without a car is to bus which takes 48 min and costs .

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The bus from Leipzig, Georg-Schwarz-/Merseburger Str. to Merseburg, Gotthardstr. takes 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Leipzig to Merseburg bus services, operated by Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe, depart from Leipzig, Georg-Schwarz-/Merseburger Str. station.

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Leipzig to Merseburg bus services, operated by Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe, arrive at Merseburg, Gotthardstr. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Merseburg is 29 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Leipzig to Merseburg.

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There are 148+ hotels available in Merseburg. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Leipzig and Merseburg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to Merseburg.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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

Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe operates a bus from Leipzig to Merseburg hourly, and the journey takes 48 min.

Bus operators
Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe
Website
nasa.de
Bus from Leipzig, Georg-Schwarz-/Merseburger Str. to Merseburg, Gotthardstr.
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nasa.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leipzig to Merseburg
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Leipzig to Merseburg
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Taxi Direct
Phone
+49 341/86329777
Website
taxidirect.de
Lions Taxi
Phone
+49 341/982222
Website
loewentaxi.de

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