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

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Train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Plzen hl.n. R / ...

$42 - $61

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Bus, night bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig to Praha hl. n. 43371
  2. Take the night bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Plzeň, Pilsen N83

$18 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the train from Prague - Main Station to Plzen

$48 - $126

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Pilsen 155.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Leipzig to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Leipzig and arriving at Plzeň, Pilsen via Prague, Prague Main station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) and arriving at Plzen hl.n. via Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and Pilsen is 191 km. The road distance is 248.3 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Pilsen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Leipzig to Pilsen, including transfers.

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Leipzig to Pilsen bus services, operated by Arriva Stredni Cechy, depart from Leipzig station.

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Leipzig to Pilsen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) station.

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Leipzig to Pilsen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Plzeň, Pilsen station.

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Leipzig to Pilsen train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Plzen hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Pilsen is 248 km. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Leipzig to Pilsen.

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  • Distance: 119.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

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 Praha hl.n. in around 5 h 2 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 (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Plzen hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Train from Prague - Main Station to Plzen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Leipzig to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.cz
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
Night bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Plzeň, Pilsen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Leipzig to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz

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