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Prices explained

Prices explained

At Loco2 we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Loco2 searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

We're always seeking to improve how price-checking works, and we welcome feedback on how we can make it better.

More advice about how to find the cheapest tickets can be found in our infographic.

  1. Cheapest Price $23.68
  2. 30 day advance $23.68
  3. 7 day advance $28.16
  • First train
    05:31
  • Last train
    19:37
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 40m

Travelling from Hanover to Leipzig by train

Fast trains from Hanover to Leipzig take around 2 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 215 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hanover and Leipzig.

Are there direct trains from Hanover to Leipzig?

Direct trains from Hanover to Leipzig have been found.

We usually find around 34 direct trains on the route from Hanover to Leipzig every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 27 departures.

How long is the train journey from Hanover to Leipzig?

The Hanover to Leipzig train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Hanover to Leipzig train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Leipzig is usually scheduled to depart Hanover around 05:31 and the last train is around 19:37. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hanover around 06:36, and the last at 20:36.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

What's the Hanover to Leipzig train price?

The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Hanover to Leipzig are $23.68.

Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $23 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $28. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.

When to book Hanover to Leipzig train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Hanover to Leipzig by train.

Which train companies operate between Hanover and Leipzig?

More than one train company operates on the route from Hanover to Leipzig, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercity
  • Intercités

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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