The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Berlin to Leipzig will cost around £ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 20.
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Of the 24 trains that leave Berlin for Leipzig every day 19 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 150 km distance in an average of 1 h 18 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 12 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 36 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||92 miles (149 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||£12 (€13)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain|
Trains from Berlin to Leipzig cover the 92 miles (149 km) long route taking on average 1 h 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £4, but the average price of train tickets is £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.
For as little as £4 you can travel by train from Berlin to Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Berlin to Leipzig. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Berlin and Leipzig due to the coronavirus:
The earliest train from Berlin to Leipzig leaves before 5 a.m. and the latest train leaves after 12:00 a.m., with about twenty-six trains running daily. At peak times, three trains leave inside an hourly interval, with at least one hourly departure before 9:00 a.m. and after 12:00 p.m. The main provider tat operates trains from Berlin to Leipzig is Deutsche Bahn, with a small number of services run by INSA. The majority of journeys are direct, taking approximately one hour and ten minutes. On a small number of journeys, passengers must change trains at Falkenberg, which adds about another hour to travelling time. The most expensive fares apply between 1:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Return journeys for trains from Berlin to Leipzig are also available.
Berlin Hauptbahnhof is located on the Europaplatz, in the centre of Berlin and is the main railway station of the city. In addition to Intercity train services, it has connections to Russia and Kazakhstan. The station is also a hub of the S-Bahn, the suburban train service. A direct S-Bahn link connects Berlin-Schoenefeld airport with the station, a journey of around thirty minutes. Parking space for cars and bicycles is positioned near the station. Car hire firms also operate in the station.
Leipzig is an ancient city in the German state of Saxony. The Grunderzeit district is filled with beautiful, Baroque houses built by the city's wealthy merchants. The New City Hall was built upon the Pleissenburg castle site, where Martin Luther preached in 1519 while Johann Sebastian Bach worked as choirmaster in the St Thomas Church.
Passengers arriving at Leipzig Central Station on Willy-Brandt-Platz can access these attractions by bus, tram, taxi or rented car. The station also serves as a hub for the Leipzig S-Bahn, on which visitors can travel to places like Dessau, site of the original Bauhaus school of art and design. One public bus runs every hour in Leipzig, after 12:00 a.m.
Some of the Berlin train stations to Leipzig you can start your journey from include Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Leipzig include Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arriving in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.
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