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There are 9 ways to get from Leipzig to Rieste by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf

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Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Leipzig central train station to Magdeburg central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Magdeburg central bus station to Osnabrück central train station

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig Goethestraße to Bremen Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Rieste

Drive

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Rieste

Fly Leipzig to Bremen, train

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Bremen (BRE)
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Rieste

Fly Leipzig to Muenster

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Muenster (FMO)

Fly Leipzig to Hannover, train

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Hannover (HAJ)
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf

Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Muenster, train

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Muenster (FMO)
  3. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Rieste

Fly Leipzig to Frankfurt, train

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Osnabrueck Hbf

Leipzig to Rieste by train

The train journey time between Leipzig and Rieste is around 5h 14m and covers a distance of around 426 km. This includes an average layover time of around 49 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Flixtrain and others, the Leipzig to Rieste train service departs from Leipzig Hbf and arrives in Rieste. Typically 169 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

169 Weekly Trains
5h 14m Average Duration
€45 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Leipzig to Rieste is to night bus and bus, which costs €25 - €35 and takes 8h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Rieste is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Rieste. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Rieste via Hannover Hbf and Osnabrück Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 14m.

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The distance between Leipzig and Rieste is 325 km. The road distance is 454.2 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Rieste without a car is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs €45 - €150.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Leipzig to Rieste, including transfers.

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Leipzig to Rieste train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Leipzig Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Rieste is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs €45 - €150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €150 - €750 and takes 7h 33m.

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Bremen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Leipzig to Rieste train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Osnabrueck Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to Rieste.
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  • Distance: 324.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

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

You can take a train from Leipzig to Rieste via Hannover Hbf, Osnabrueck Hbf, and Osnabrück Hbf in around 5h 14m. Alternatively, Lufthansa and Condor Flugdienst fly from Leipzig to Rieste 3 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Flights from Leipzig to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Flights from Leipzig to Bremen via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Flights from Leipzig to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €750
Flights from Leipzig to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Leipzig to Muenster via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €750
Flights from Leipzig to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Leipzig to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €430
Flights from Leipzig to Hannover via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Leipzig to Hannover via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from Leipzig to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €220
AIS Airlines
Website
aisairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €400
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Leipzig central train station to Berlin Südkreuz station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Rieste
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Rieste
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Leipzig central train station to Magdeburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Magdeburg central bus station to Osnabrück central train station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite to Magdeburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Magdeburg, ZOB to Osnabrück Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Leipzig Goethestraße to Bremen Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Rieste is 454 km. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Leipzig to Rieste.

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Condor Flugdienst and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Bremen Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Rieste. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs €4 - €6.

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