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from Dortmund to Leipzig

You can get from Dortmund to Leipzig by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Dortmund to Leipzig on 20 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:29Dortmund Hbf4h48 11:17Leipzig Hbf
1 changes
£411One-way
Cheapest
04:55Dortmund Hbf5h21 10:16Leipzig Hbf
2 changes
£381One-way
Other options
05:33Dortmund Hbf4h43 10:16Leipzig Hbf
1 changes
£411One-way
15:55Dortmund Hbf5h15 21:10Leipzig Hbf
2 changes
£411One-way
08:39Dortmund Hbf4h38 13:17Leipzig Hbf
1 changes
£481One-way

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Tue
19 Oct
£29Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
Wed
20 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
Thu
21 Oct
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£22Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£19Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£15Flixbus

Travel Information between Dortmund and Leipzig

distanceDistance211 miles (340 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £21 • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £21 • 4 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 211 miles (340 km) by coach or train to Leipzig from Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 30 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 or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Dortmund to Leipzig.

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Travel from Dortmund to Leipzig
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FAQs
What are my Dortmund to Leipzig travel options?

You can travel between Dortmund and Leipzig 2 different ways: coach or train.

How do I get from Dortmund to Leipzig the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Dortmund to Leipzig is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £21 compared to other travel options to Leipzig:

A train journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Leipzig by coach, which costs on average £22 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Dortmund to Leipzig?

The fastest way from Dortmund to Leipzig is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Leipzig from Dortmund can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Leipzig by coach can take on average 5 h 25 min.

How many miles are between Dortmund and Leipzig

The distance between Dortmund and Leipzig is around 211 miles (340 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Dortmund to Leipzig?

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Leipzig is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Dortmund and Leipzig as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Dortmund to Leipzig?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dortmund to Leipzig:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Leipzig, Fernbus-Terminal Hbf.
  • Most travellers take a train from Dortmund Hbf to Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.
Which travel companies can get me from Dortmund to Leipzig?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Dortmund to Leipzig:

  • You can travel by coach between Dortmund and Leipzig with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Dortmund to Leipzig tickets for £22 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Leipzig from Dortmund by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £21 with Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Leipzig.
Is it possible to travel directly between Dortmund and Leipzig?

Yes, there are direct routes from Dortmund to Leipzig with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Leipzig with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 6 direct trains per day to take to Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn.

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 journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Leipzig from Dortmund?
Many of our customers travelling from Dortmund to Leipzig don't make Leipzig their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Prague or Munich, either of which you could add to your Dortmund and Leipzig trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Leipzig to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Dortmund and Leipzig online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £22 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £21 one way.

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

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