You can get from Cologne to Leipzig by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Leipzig on 21 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||236 miles (380 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£21 - £127|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £21 • 4 h 29 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £127 • 3 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 236 miles (380 km) by coach, flight or train between Cologne and Leipzig. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. 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 Cologne to Leipzig.
There are 3 travel options from Cologne to Leipzig: coach, flight or train.
A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Leipzig, which costs on average £21.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Leipzig:
A train is about £5 less than a coach, which costs on average £27 for this route.
A train is generally £106 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £127 from Cologne to Leipzig.
The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Leipzig is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 5 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 55 min on average.
In comparison, getting to Leipzig by train can take on average 4 h 29 min.
You should expect to travel around 236 miles (380 km) from Cologne to Leipzig.
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Leipzig is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Cologne to Leipzig 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 when travelling from Cologne to Leipzig:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Leipzig, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Leipzig with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Leipzig tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.
When planning your trip between Cologne and Leipzig, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Cologne and Leipzig online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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