There are 4 ways to get from Leipzig to Pilsen by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf Goethestraße to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
  2. Take the train from Prague - Main Station to Plzen Regional / ...

$46 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 167 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Plzeň Divadlo Alfa Leo Express

$21 - $32

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Markt to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Sokolov
  3. Take the bus from Sokolov to Pilsen

$27 - $44

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Pilsen 155.2 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Leipzig, Germany and Pilsen, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Leipzig to Pilsen via Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and Prague - Main Station in around 5 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leipzig to Pilsen via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and Praha ÚAN Florenc in around 6 h 10 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf Goethestraße to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Sokolov
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Prague - Main Station to Plzen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Markt to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Plzeň Divadlo Alfa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Autobusy Karlovy
Website
autobusy-kv.cz
Bus from Sokolov to Pilsen
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
autobusy-kv.cz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leipzig and Pilsen is 191 km. The road distance is 248 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Pilsen is to bus which costs 16€ - 27€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Pilsen is to drive which takes 3 h 16 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf Goethestraße and arriving at Plzen via Prague - Main Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Leipzig to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station and arriving at Plzeň Divadlo Alfa via Praha ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Leipzig to Pilsen, including transfers.