There are 5 ways to get from Leipzig to Merseburg by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Merseburg Rb / ...

$27 - $39

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leipzig to Merseburg 18.5 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Waldplatz to Merseburg, Bahnhof Bus 131

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

The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Merseburg is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Merseburg is to taxi which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 32 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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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Leipzig to Merseburg, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leipzig, Waldplatz and arriving at Merseburg, Bahnhof. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Merseburg. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Merseburg via Halle(Saale)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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

You can take a train from Leipzig to Merseburg via Halle(Saale)Hbf in around 50 min. Alternatively, Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe operates a bus from Leipzig to Merseburg hourly, and the journey takes 56 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Merseburg
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe
Website
nasa.de
Bus from Leipzig, Waldplatz to Merseburg, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
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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