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

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Train  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Neustadt(Orla) Re

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Jena Paradies Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jena, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof 820

Bus  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig central train station to Jena bus station N780
  2. Take the bus from Jena, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof 820

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Schleiz 118.7 km

€12 - €19

Leipzig to Schleiz by train and bus

The journey time between Leipzig and Schleiz is around 2h 49m and covers a distance of around 130 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 14m. Operated by Erfurter Bahn and Kombus, the Leipzig to Schleiz service departs from Leipzig Hbf and arrives in Schleiz, Busbahnhof. Typically 57 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 49m
Fastest journey time:
2h 14m
Journey distance:
130 km
Services per week:
57
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:08
Last service departs at:
21:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Leipzig to Schleiz train and bus schedules

Leipzig → Schleiz
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Schleiz is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Schleiz is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Schleiz is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Schleiz is to drive which costs €12 - €19 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Schleiz is to drive which costs €12 - €19 and takes 1h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leipzig station to Schleiz. However, there are services departing from Leipzig central train station and arriving at Schleiz, Busbahnhof via Jena, Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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It is 93 km from Leipzig to Schleiz. It is approximately 118.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Schleiz without a car is to train which takes 3h 3m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 3m to get from Leipzig to Schleiz, including transfers.

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Leipzig to Schleiz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Leipzig central train station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Schleiz is to train which takes 3h 3m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 44m.

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Leipzig to Schleiz bus services, operated by Kombus, arrive at Schleiz, Busbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Schleiz is 119 km. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Leipzig to Schleiz.

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  • Distance: 93.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 3m

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

Erfurter Bahn operates a train from Leipzig Hbf to Neustadt(Orla) hourly, and the journey takes 1h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leipzig to Schleiz via Jena, Busbahnhof in around 3h 44m.

Train operators
Erfurter Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)361 74207 250
Email
kundencenter@erfurter-bahn.de
Website
erfurter-bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Neustadt(Orla)
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erfurter Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
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 Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
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 Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
Kombus
Phone
03671 / 5251999
Email
service@kombus-online.de
Website
kombus-online.eu
Bus from Jena, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Kombus
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leipzig central train station to Jena bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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