The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Berlin to Leipzig will cost around £ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 19.
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Of the 24 train that leave Berlin for Leipzig every day 18 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 150 km distance in an average of 1h 30m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 12m .
The slowest train will take 5h 58m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 17 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£19|
|Trains depart from:||Berlin|
|Trains arrive in:||Leipzig|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn|
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.