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.
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4 h 26 m
5 h 50 m
Trains per day
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.
|Average train duration||5 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||£38 (€43)|
|Train frequency||19 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||FlixTrain, 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.
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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:
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.
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