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There are 14 ways to get from Southampton to Leipzig by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Leipzig  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leipzig (LEJ) LHR - LEJ

$161 - $553

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Bus  •  23h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig

$70 - $108

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Train to London City, fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  7h 29m

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

$148 - $392

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LHR - TXL
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf

$141 - $339

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  7h 47m

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

$126 - $405

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) LGW - SXF
  3. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Leipzig Hbf

$111 - $310

Train to London Stansted, fly to Leipzig  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Leipzig (LEJ) STN - LEJ

$92 - $451

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Frankfurt  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) LHR - FRA
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

$200 - $481

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Hannover  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hannover (HAJ) LHR - HAJ
  4. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

$175 - $449

Train via Paris Est  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice

$288 - $564

Train  •  14h 36m

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

$263 - $494

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Leipzig, Leipzig central station

$115 - $178

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  13h 41m

  1. Drive from Southampton 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

$395 - $560

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 57m

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

$167 - $252

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Leipzig is to bus which costs £50 - £85 and takes 23h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Leipzig is to train and fly which costs £70 - £350 and takes 7h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Leipzig station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Leipzig, Leipzig central station via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h.

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The distance between Southampton and Leipzig is 601 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Leipzig without a car is to train which takes 13h 10m and costs £220 - £440.

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It takes approximately 8h 29m to get from Southampton to Leipzig, including transfers.

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Southampton to Leipzig bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Leipzig is to train which takes 13h 10m and costs £220 - £440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £85 and takes 23h 10m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Leipzig.
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  • Distance: 600.8 miles
  • Duration: 8h 29m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Leipzig via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 13h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Leipzig via London Victoria Coach Station, Frankfurt, and Frankfurt am Main in around 23h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Berlin Tegel, Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Hamburg, Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Fulda
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
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
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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
14h 10m
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
13h 25m
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
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Ferry operators

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