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There are 9 ways to get from Warsaw to Leipzig by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf Ice

$78 - $121

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Bus  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Berlin, Berlin SXF 1320
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin SXF to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 002 / ...

$41 - $74

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Bus, train  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof Re1
  3. Take the train from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof

$110 - $166

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Leipzig 452.1 miles

$95 - $140

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) WAW - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf

$93 - $280

Fly to Leipzig  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Leipzig (LEJ) WAW - LEJ

$123 - $524

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Nuremberg (NUE) WAW - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

$128 - $374

Fly to Prague, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Prague (PRG) WAW - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal)

$93 - $224

Fly to Hannover, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Hannover (HAJ) WAW - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

$127 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Leipzig is to bus which costs 150 zł - 280 zł and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Leipzig is to fly and train which costs 340 zł - 1 100 zł and takes 5 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Leipzig station. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Leipzig, Leipzig central station via Warsaw, Warsaw West and Berlin, Berlin SXF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Leipzig. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Leipzig Hbf via Berlin Hbf (tief). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 7 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Leipzig is 602 km. The road distance is 723.4 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Leipzig without a car is to train which takes 8 h 7 min and costs 290 zł - 460 zł.

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It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to get from Warsaw to Leipzig, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Leipzig bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Warsaw to Leipzig train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Leipzig is to train which takes 8 h 7 min and costs 290 zł - 460 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150 zł - 280 zł and takes 11 h 36 min, you could also fly, which costs 450 zł - 2 000 zł and takes 7 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Leipzig.
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  • Distance: 376.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 7 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Leipzig, Germany?

You can take a train from Warsaw to Leipzig via Berlin Hbf and Berlin Hbf (tief) in around 8 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw to Leipzig via Dw. Zachodni 02, Warsaw, Warsaw West, and Berlin, Berlin SXF in around 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Warsaw to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Warsaw to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Warsaw to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Warsaw to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Warsaw to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Warsaw to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Warsaw to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Warsaw to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Warsaw to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Warsaw to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Warsaw to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Warsaw to Prague via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Warsaw to Hannover via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Warsaw to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Warsaw to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Warsaw to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Warsaw to Leipzig via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Warsaw to Hannover via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Warsaw to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
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 Frankfurt to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Berlin, Berlin SXF
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin SXF to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Warsaw to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Leipzig is 723 km. It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to drive from Warsaw to Leipzig.

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easyJet and LOT offer flights from Warsaw Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 573+ hotels available in Leipzig. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 3 zł - 21 zł.

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