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Train Information between Jena and Leipzig

distanceDistance44 miles (71 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£15 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Jena to Leipzig cover the 44 miles (71 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 4 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £15, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Jena-Göschwitz and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

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Deutsche Bahn between Jena and Leipzig

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Jena to Leipzig from £15 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Jena to Leipzig in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your trip between Jena and Leipzig on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Jena and Leipzig is 44 miles (71 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Jena and Leipzig start at £15.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

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Travel Tips

Trains from Jena 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 Jena to Leipzig.
How much do cheap trains between Jena and Leipzig cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Jena and Leipzig to cost as little as £15  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Jena to Leipzig cost on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Jena to Leipzig train prices are on average £15  one way.
How many miles is it from Jena to Leipzig by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Jena and Leipzig via train to be approximately 44 miles (71 km).
What is the average Jena to Leipzig train duration?
The train time to Leipzig from Jena is on average 1 h 4 min  for the 44 miles (71 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Jena and Leipzig by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Jena to Leipzig, which train station in Jena do I depart from and which train station in Leipzig do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Jena, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Jena-Göschwitz, Jena West and Jena Saalbahnhof. When you arrive in Leipzig, your train can arrive in train stations including Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Jena-Göschwitz   to Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Where is the train station in Jena to go to Leipzig? Where is the train station in Leipzig located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Jena-Göschwitz, located approximately 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city centre of Jena. The most popular arrival train station in Leipzig, called Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me from Jena to Leipzig?
Take the Jena to Leipzig train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Leipzig from Jena as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train between Jena and Leipzig?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Jena to Leipzig, and you can find a direct train for this route with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many trains per day are there from Jena to Leipzig?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Jena to Leipzig. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Jena to Leipzig? What time is the last train from Jena to Leipzig?
You can take the first train from Jena to Leipzig at 10: 14   or take the last train from Jena to Leipzig leaving at 23: 14. Look for the latest Jena Leipzig train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I book train tickets to Leipzig from Jena to score the best deals?
You can find a train between Jena and Leipzig to cost on average £15 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Jena to Leipzig train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Jena-Göschwitz is the most popular Jena 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 Jena for your journey to Leipzig.