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from Vienna to Leipzig

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

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Leipzig on 26 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h36 04:51Leipzig Hbf
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£1061One-way
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19:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h36 04:51Leipzig Hbf
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£1061One-way
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06:50Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h20 14:10Leipzig Hbf
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£1321One-way
11:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h55 18:10Leipzig Hbf
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£1451One-way
23:27Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h43 10:10Leipzig Hbf
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£1091One-way

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Tue
26 Oct
£106ÖBB | InterCity
£38Flixbus
£401Austrian Airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£269Austrian Airlines
Thu
28 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£32Flixbus
£110Eurowings
Fri
29 Oct
£40Deutsche Bahn
£30Flixbus
£119Eurowings
Sat
30 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£27Union Ivkoni International
£221Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
31 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
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£216Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information from Vienna to Leipzig

distanceDistance280 miles (451 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£34 - £333
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £34 • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £333 • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAustrian Airlines, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 280 miles (451 km) by flight, coach or train from Vienna to Leipzig. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £34. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Austrian Airlines, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Vienna to Leipzig.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Leipzig, Germany from Vienna, Austria currently allowed?

International travel from Vienna, Austria to Leipzig, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Austria?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Leipzig if travelling from Vienna?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Leipzig, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Vienna to Leipzig.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Vienna, Austria from Leipzig, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Vienna from Leipzig restricted?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

Conditions of reentry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Vienna, Austria?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 24/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Vienna from Leipzig closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Vienna to Leipzig travel options?

There are 3 ways to travel from Vienna to Leipzig including taking a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Leipzig?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Leipzig. Tickets for a train cost on average £34.

This is compared to other travel options to Leipzig:

A train is about £300 less than a flight, which costs on average £333 for this route.

A train is £2 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Vienna to Leipzig costing on average £35.

What is the quickest way from Vienna to Leipzig?

The fastest way to get to Leipzig from Vienna is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Leipzig that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 9 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Leipzig by train can take on average 6 h 55 min.

How far is Leipzig from Vienna?

The Vienna to Leipzig distance is approximately 280 miles (451 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Leipzig is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Vienna to Leipzig?

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

  • Flights from Vienna to Leipzig most often leave from Vienna International Airport and arrive in Leipzig/Halle Airport.
  • Coaches mostly leave from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and tend to arrive in Leipzig, Fernbus-Terminal Hbf.
  • Trains most often depart from Vienna at Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Leipzig at Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.
Which travel companies can get me from Vienna to Leipzig?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Vienna to Leipzig with Austrian Airlines, and you can find Austrian Airlines Vienna to Leipzig tickets for £333 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Leipzig from Vienna by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £35 with Flixbus from Vienna to Leipzig.
  • You can take a train from Vienna to Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £34 with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Leipzig.
Is there a direct service from Vienna to Leipzig?

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

  • You can find around direct flights per day and book this direct flight with Austrian Airlines.
  • You can travel directly by coach with with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 1 direct train per day with.

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 Vienna and Leipzig.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Vienna to Leipzig?
Looking to extend your trip from Vienna to Leipzig? Many Omio customers who go from Vienna 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.
How early should I buy tickets from Vienna to Leipzig online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £333 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £35 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £34 one way.

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