Trains from
Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

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Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time5h 29m
Fare range€19-€149

First & last trains

First train departs at03:52
Last train departs at23:53

Fastest journey

Fastest route4h 27m
Changes1 change

Stations

Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationLeipzig Hbf

Train times for Tue 25 Jul

11:55
16:22
Köln Hbf
Leipzig Hbf
4h 27m1 change
12:55
17:23
Köln Hbf
Leipzig Hbf
4h 28m1 change
13:28
18:10
Köln Hbf
Leipzig Hbf
4h 42m2 changes
13:55
18:22
Köln Hbf
Leipzig Hbf
4h 27m1 change
14:55
19:25
Köln Hbf
Leipzig Hbf
4h 30m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf start at €48.92 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€48.92
14 days
in advance
€65.63
Avg. single price
On the day
€90.24
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf is €19. To buy train tickets from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Leipzig Hbf is 5 hours and 29 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 27 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 30 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf departs at 03:52. The last train from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf departs at 23:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Köln Hbf and Leipzig Hbf?

No, it is not possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf without having to change trains. To travel from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Leipzig Hbf to Köln Hbf.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/07/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 20/05/2017 for travel on 11/07/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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