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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Leipzig

distanceDistance326 miles (526 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £147
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 9 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £147 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 326 miles (526 km) by coach, flight or train to Leipzig from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Amsterdam to Leipzig.

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FAQs

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Leipzig, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Netherlands enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Leipzig from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Leipzig, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 24/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Leipzig from Amsterdam.

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Leipzig restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Leipzig?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 23/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Leipzig closer to your date of departure here.

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Leipzig from Amsterdam. You can take a coach, flight or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig. Tickets for a coach cost on average £18.

This is compared to other travel options to Leipzig:

A coach is £129 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Leipzig costing on average £147.

A coach journey is usually £16 less than a journey to Leipzig by train, which costs on average £33 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Leipzig from Amsterdam is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 9 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 5 min   on average.

The distance between Amsterdam and Leipzig is around 326 miles (526 km).

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Leipzig is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Leipzig from Amsterdam as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Leipzig:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Leipzig.
  • Flights mostly leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and tend to arrive in Leipzig/Halle Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Amsterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Leipzig, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Leipzig by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Amsterdam to Leipzig for £18.
  • Lufthansa Cityline can take you to Leipzig by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa Cityline from Amsterdam to Leipzig for £147.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Leipzig by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Leipzig for £33.

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Leipzig with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with with direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with with 5 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Leipzig as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Amsterdam and Leipzig.

Looking to extend your trip from Amsterdam to Leipzig? Many Omio customers who go from Amsterdam to Leipzig usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Prague or Munich from Leipzig, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Leipzig, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £18 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £147 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £33 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Leipzig online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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