Leipzig to Hamburg by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Leipzig to Hamburg by train
Fast trains from Leipzig to Hamburg take around 3 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 296 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leipzig and Hamburg.
1. Are there direct trains from Leipzig to Hamburg?
Direct trains from Leipzig to Hamburg have been found.
We usually find around 26 direct trains on the route from Leipzig to Hamburg every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 27 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Leipzig to Hamburg?
The Leipzig to Hamburg train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Leipzig to Hamburg train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Hamburg is usually scheduled to depart Leipzig around 05:10 and the last train is around 20:16.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leipzig around 06:15, and the last at 20:16.
What's the Leipzig to Hamburg train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Leipzig to Hamburg are $23.18.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $60 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $39. 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 Leipzig to Hamburg 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 Leipzig to Hamburg by train.
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Which train companies operate between Leipzig and Hamburg?
More than one train company operates on the route from Leipzig to Hamburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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