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from Leipzig to Hamburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leipzig to Hamburg on 22 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:20Leipzig6h15 15:35Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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£181One-way
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09:20Leipzig6h15 15:35Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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£181One-way
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18:05Leipzig5h45 23:50Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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£191One-way
10:01Leipzig Hbf4h30 14:31Hamburg Hbf
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£371One-way
09:01Leipzig Hbf4h31 13:32Hamburg Hbf
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£371One-way

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Thu
21 Oct
£29Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
22 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
23 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
24 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
25 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£12BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
26 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
27 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
28 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
29 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn with connection
£12BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
30 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£16BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
31 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£12BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
1 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
2 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
3 Nov
£9FlixTrain
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
4 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
5 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
6 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
7 Nov
Find prices
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
8 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
9 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
10 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel Information between Leipzig and Hamburg

distanceDistance183 miles (295 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £16
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £16 • 4 h 12 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £16 • 4 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 183 miles (295 km) from Leipzig to Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. 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 Leipzig to Hamburg.

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FAQs
How do I go from Leipzig to Hamburg?

There are 2 ways to travel to Hamburg from Leipzig including taking a coach or train.

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

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Hamburg. Tickets for a train cost on average £16.

This is compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A train is about £1 less than a coach, which costs on average £16 for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Leipzig to Hamburg?

The fastest way from Leipzig to Hamburg is by coach with an average journey time of 4 h 12 min.

Other travel options between Leipzig and Hamburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by train can take on average 4 h 12 min.

How far is it from Leipzig to Hamburg?

The distance between Leipzig and Hamburg is around 183 miles (295 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Leipzig to Hamburg is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

When going from Leipzig to Hamburg, where do I depart from Leipzig and where do I arrive in Hamburg?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Leipzig, Fernbus-Terminal Hbf and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Trains mostly leave from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and tend to arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Leipzig to Hamburg?

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

  • You can travel by coach between Leipzig and Hamburg with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Leipzig to Hamburg tickets for £16 on Omio.
  • You can go to Hamburg from Leipzig by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £16 with Deutsche Bahn from Leipzig to Hamburg on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Leipzig to Hamburg?

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

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 10 direct trains per day.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Leipzig to Hamburg?
Omio customers who travel from Leipzig to Hamburg often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Hamburg and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book Leipzig to Hamburg tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Leipzig to Hamburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £16 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £16 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Leipzig to Hamburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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