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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It's difficult to get from Zurich to Leipzig without changing at least once.
|Average train duration||9 h 42 min|
|Average train ticket price||£46 (€52)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet|
Trains from Zurich to Leipzig cover the 323 miles long trip taking on average 9 h 42 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £33, but the average price of train tickets is £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.
ÖBB Nightjet and Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Leipzig from Zurich from £33. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Zurich to Leipzig train.
Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Zurich to Leipzig with ÖBB Nightjet! As an official travel partner of ÖBB Nightjet, Omio can help you search current train timetables from ÖBB Nightjet, compare the best routes to Leipzig from Zurich as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable ÖBB Nightjet Zurich to Leipzig train ticket available today. If you search for ÖBB Nightjet tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Leipzig from Zurich on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 323 miles (521 km) route to Leipzig from Zurich with ease and comfort on a train with ÖBB Nightjet.
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Leipzig, Germany by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Zurich and Leipzig as this information can change.
Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Fully open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 03/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Leipzig.
When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. When arriving in Leipzig, you can end your route in train stations like Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt.
Omio customers book a train from Zürich HB to Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Zürich HB, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Zurich. 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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