Cologne to Leipzig train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Leipzig

Showing times and prices for 15 Aug

Cheapest

£49

Average

£87

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.

Cheapest
17:13Cologne Hbf6h34 23:47Leipzig Hbf
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£491One-way
2nd Cheapest
13:13Cologne Hbf6h04 19:17Leipzig Hbf
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£531One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:26Cologne Hbf5h49 10:15Leipzig Hbf
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£531One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:13Cologne Hbf6h04 21:17Leipzig Hbf
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£531One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:11Cologne Hbf6h06 11:17Leipzig Hbf
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£531One-way

Train schedule Cologne to Leipzig

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 15 August
03:49Cologne Hbf6h21 10:10Leipzig Hbf
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04:22Cologne Hbf4h48 09:10Leipzig Hbf
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04:26Cologne Hbf5h49 10:15Leipzig Hbf
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05:11Cologne Hbf6h06 11:17Leipzig Hbf
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05:20Cologne Messe/Deutz5h04 10:24Leipzig Hbf
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05:20Cologne Messe/Deutz4h50 10:10Leipzig Hbf
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05:25Cologne Hbf6h17 11:42Leipzig Hbf
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06:24Cologne Hbf5h52 12:16Leipzig Hbf
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06:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h26 11:10Leipzig Hbf
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06:53Cologne Hbf6h17 13:10Leipzig Hbf
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07:13Cologne Hbf6h04 13:17Leipzig Hbf
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07:30Cologne Messe/Deutz6h12 13:42Leipzig Hbf
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07:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h26 12:10Leipzig Hbf
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07:53Cologne Hbf6h17 14:10Leipzig Hbf
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07:55Cologne Hbf4h29 12:24Leipzig Hbf
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08:23Cologne Hbf4h47 13:10Leipzig Hbf
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08:28Cologne Hbf5h47 14:15Leipzig Hbf
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08:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h26 13:10Leipzig Hbf
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08:53Cologne Hbf6h17 15:10Leipzig Hbf
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09:13Cologne Hbf6h04 15:17Leipzig Hbf
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09:24Cologne Hbf6h18 15:42Leipzig Hbf
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09:35Cologne Messe/Deutz4h35 14:10Leipzig Hbf
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09:55Cologne Hbf4h29 14:24Leipzig Hbf
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10:18Cologne Hbf4h52 15:10Leipzig Hbf
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10:27Cologne Messe/Deutz5h48 16:15Leipzig Hbf
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11:13Cologne Hbf6h04 17:17Leipzig Hbf
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11:18Cologne Hbf6h24 17:42Leipzig Hbf
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11:30Cologne Messe/Deutz4h40 16:10Leipzig Hbf
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11:53Cologne Hbf6h17 18:10Leipzig Hbf
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11:55Cologne Hbf4h29 16:24Leipzig Hbf
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12:27Cologne Messe/Deutz5h48 18:15Leipzig Hbf
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12:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h26 17:10Leipzig Hbf
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12:53Cologne Hbf6h17 19:10Leipzig Hbf
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13:13Cologne Hbf6h04 19:17Leipzig Hbf
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13:32Cologne Messe/Deutz4h38 18:10Leipzig Hbf
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13:53Cologne Hbf6h17 20:10Leipzig Hbf
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13:55Cologne Hbf4h29 18:24Leipzig Hbf
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14:24Cologne Hbf5h51 20:15Leipzig Hbf
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14:27Cologne Hbf4h43 19:10Leipzig Hbf
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14:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h26 19:10Leipzig Hbf
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14:53Cologne Hbf6h17 21:10Leipzig Hbf
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15:13Cologne Hbf6h04 21:17Leipzig Hbf
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15:19Cologne Hbf5h58 21:17Leipzig Hbf
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15:36Cologne Messe/Deutz4h34 20:10Leipzig Hbf
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15:53Cologne Hbf6h17 22:10Leipzig Hbf
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15:55Cologne Hbf4h29 20:24Leipzig Hbf
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16:19Cologne Messe/Deutz5h56 22:15Leipzig Hbf
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16:20Cologne Hbf4h50 21:10Leipzig Hbf
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16:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h26 21:10Leipzig Hbf
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16:53Cologne Hbf6h33 23:26Leipzig Hbf
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16:54Cologne Hbf5h30 22:24Leipzig Hbf
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17:13Cologne Hbf6h34 23:47Leipzig Hbf
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17:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h26 22:10Leipzig Hbf
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17:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h40 22:24Leipzig Hbf
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18:20Cologne Messe/Deutz6h42 01:02Leipzig Hbf
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18:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h42 23:26Leipzig Hbf
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19:27Cologne Hbf10h15 05:42Leipzig Hbf
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19:30Cologne Messe/Deutz9h11 04:41Leipzig Hbf
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19:30Cologne Messe/Deutz9h20 04:50Leipzig Hbf
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19:55Cologne Hbf8h46 04:41Leipzig Hbf
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19:55Cologne Hbf8h55 04:50Leipzig Hbf
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23:15Cologne Hbf6h43 05:58Leipzig Hbf
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23:15Cologne Hbf6h58 06:13Leipzig Hbf
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23:53Cologne Hbf7h15 07:08Leipzig Hbf
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23:55Cologne Hbf7h13 07:08Leipzig Hbf
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Leipzig

Showing times and prices for 15 Aug

Fastest Journey

4 h 26 m

Average

5 h 50 m

Trains per day

65

Distance

381 km

Of the 65 trains that leave Cologne for Leipzig every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
14:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h26 19:10Leipzig Hbf
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£921One-way
Fastest
06:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h26 11:10Leipzig Hbf
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£921One-way
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07:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h26 12:10Leipzig Hbf
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£1181One-way
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16:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h26 21:10Leipzig Hbf
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£831One-way
Fastest
08:44Cologne Messe/Deutz4h26 13:10Leipzig Hbf
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£1181One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Leipzig

distanceDistance236 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£38 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Leipzig cover the 236 miles long route taking on average 5 h 49 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £25, but the average price of train tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Cologne to Leipzig

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Leipzig from Cologne from £25 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Deutsche Bahn

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 to Leipzig from Cologne. 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Leipzig train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 4 min
  • Average Price: £25
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Leipzig

Travel by train to Leipzig easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Leipzig.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Cologne to Leipzig for the next 7 days starting from £25  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Leipzig train price to come in at an average of £38  one way.
The train distance from Cologne to Leipzig is around 236 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 236 miles between Cologne and Leipzig can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cologne to Leipzig is on average 5 h 49 min.

Some of the Cologne train stations to Leipzig you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. 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 Köln Hbf   and arriving in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Leipzig, called Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city centre.

For the journey from Cologne to Leipzig you can take a train with FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Leipzig from Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Leipzig is 19 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Cologne to Leipzig leaves at 04: 45   and the last train for this leaves at 21: 59. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Leipzig schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from Cologne to Leipzig is on average £38 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Leipzig from Cologne available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Leipzig
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your journey to Leipzig.
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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