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

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Train  •  3 h 5 min

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

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Prague to Leipzig 158.5 miles

$14

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 167 / ...

$14 - $24

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Leipzig 158.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Leipzig is to rideshare which costs 312 Kč and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Leipzig is to drive which costs 750 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Leipzig, Leipzig central station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and arriving at Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Prague and Leipzig is 200 km. The road distance is 253.9 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Leipzig without a car is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs 850 Kč - 1 300 Kč.

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The train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) takes 3 h 5 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Prague to Leipzig bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Leipzig train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Leipzig is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs 850 Kč - 1 300 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 320 Kč - 550 Kč and takes 3 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 125.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague to Leipzig 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Leipzig every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Arriva Stredni Cechy also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
cd.cz
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Praha hl. n. to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Prague to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Prague to Leipzig train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Leipzig is 254 km. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Prague to Leipzig.

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There are 603+ hotels available in Leipzig. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Prague and Leipzig. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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