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There are 13 ways to get from London to Leipzig by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London City to Leipzig  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Leipzig (LEJ) LCY - LEJ

$146 - $673

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Bus  •  19 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig

$61 - $92

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Fly London City to Berlin Tegel, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LCY - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf

$121 - $349

Fly London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LHR - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf

$114 - $291

Fly London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LGW - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf

$103 - $339

Fly London Stansted to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) STN - SXF
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Leipzig Hbf

$80 - $224

Fly London Stansted to Leipzig  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Leipzig (LEJ) STN - LEJ

$62 - $403

Fly London City to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

$175 - $481

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice

$234 - $450

Train  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ic

$223 - $424

Bus and ferry, bus  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Leipzig, Leipzig central station N367

$106 - $163

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  6. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Fulda Ice
  7. Drive from Fulda to Leipzig

$379 - $537

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Leipzig

$151 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from London to Leipzig is to bus which costs £45 - £75 and takes 19 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Leipzig is to fly which costs £45 - £310 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Leipzig station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Leipzig, Leipzig central station via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Leipzig. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Leipzig Hbf via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 18 min.

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The distance between London and Leipzig is 541 miles.

The best way to get from London to Leipzig without a car is to train which takes 10 h 18 min and costs £170 - £350.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from London to Leipzig, including transfers.

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London to Leipzig bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London Victoria station.

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London to Leipzig train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Leipzig is to fly which takes 6 h 57 min and costs £110 - £550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £170 - £350 and takes 10 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs £45 - £75 and takes 19 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Leipzig.
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  • Distance: 541.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between London, England and Leipzig, Germany?

Lufthansa, Flybe and two other airlines fly from London to Leipzig every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Leipzig via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 10 h 18 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from London City to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from London City to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London City to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Fulda
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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
Bus from Lille to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Ferry operators

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Leipzig Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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London to Leipzig bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig, Leipzig central station.

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Leipzig is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 9:15 AM in London and 10:15 AM in Leipzig.

London to Leipzig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Leipzig Hbf station.

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British Airways, Flybe, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from London City Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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There are 616+ hotels available in Leipzig. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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