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Travelling from Vienna to Leipzig by train

Fast trains from Vienna to Leipzig take around 6 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 450 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and Leipzig.

Are there direct trains from Vienna to Leipzig?

Journeys between Vienna and Leipzig usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Vienna to Leipzig every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 11 departures.

How long is the train journey from Vienna to Leipzig?

The Vienna to Leipzig train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Vienna to Leipzig train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leipzig is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 05:30 and the last train is around 17:15. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Vienna to Leipzig train tickets?

Trains for this journey 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 Vienna to Leipzig by train.

Which train companies operate between Vienna and Leipzig?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Railjet

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

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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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