There are 10 ways to get from Vienna to Leipzig by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Ice
  2. Ice

$150 - $239

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. N66

$30 - $55

8 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Rj / ...

$50 - $89

Bus, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Re / ...

$71 - $118

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. 362 miles

$75 - $110

Fly to Leipzig  •  4 h 42 min

  1. VIE - LEJ

$104 - $309

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. VIE - TXL

$94 - $225

Fly to Prague, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. VIE - PRG

$134 - $349

Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. VIE - SXF

$79 - $211

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. VIE - NUE

$124 - $289

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Leipzig, Germany?

You can take a train from Vienna to Leipzig via Nürnberg Hbf in around 7 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Leipzig twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Wien to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$18 - $40
First
$30 - $65
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Train from Wien to Praha hlavní nádraží
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Goethestraße
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Vienna to Dresden
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vienna and Leipzig is 451 km. The road distance is 579 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Leipzig is to bus which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Vienna to Leipzig is to fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 85€ - 270€.

No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Leipzig. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Leipzig Hbf via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 16 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Leipzig, Leipzig central station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Vienna to Leipzig, including transfers.