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Train Information between London and Leipzig

distanceDistance536 miles (865 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from London to Leipzig cover the 536 miles (865 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.


Deutsche Bahn Trains from London to Leipzig

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Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from London to Leipzig. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from London to Leipzig and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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Travel Tips

Trains from London 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 London to Leipzig.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Leipzig, Germany if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by train?

Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Leipzig, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Leipzig from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Leipzig, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 26/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Leipzig from London closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Leipzig, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Leipzig is: Partially open.

Is my return train into London from Leipzig restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Leipzig?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 26/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Leipzig closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from London to Leipzig?
The train distance from London to Leipzig is around 536 miles (865 km).
How long does it take from London to Leipzig by train?
On average the train from London to Leipzig duration is 12 h 59 min  for the 536 miles (865 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in London goes to Leipzig? Which train station do I come into Leipzig from London?

There are a few train stations in London to start your trip from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Leipzig you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

Where is the departure train station in London located? Where is the arrival train station in Leipzig located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London.

The most popular arrival train station, Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Leipzig.

What train companies go from London to Leipzig?
If you're looking for trains from London to Leipzig, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Leipzig. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Leipzig journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from London to Leipzig a day?
The average number of trains departing London for Leipzig is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Leipzig
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Leipzig.
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Connections to/from station
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar