Flensburg to Leipzig by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 19m
  • Distance
    429 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr 54m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Flensburg to Leipzig by train

Fast trains from Flensburg to Leipzig take around 5 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 429 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Flensburg and Leipzig.

1. Are there direct trains from Flensburg to Leipzig?

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

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Flensburg 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 12 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Flensburg to Leipzig?

The Flensburg to Leipzig train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Flensburg to Leipzig train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leipzig is usually scheduled to depart Flensburg around 04:00 and the last train is around 00:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Flensburg around 04:55, and the last at 00:15.

When to book Flensburg 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 Flensburg to Leipzig by train.

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Which train companies operate between Flensburg and Leipzig?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn

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 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.