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Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen by train

  • First train
    06:14
  • Last train
    21:19
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 4m
  • Distance
    290 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen by train

Fast trains from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen take around 3 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 290 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig/Halle Flughafen.

1. Are there direct trains from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen?

Journeys between Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig/Halle Flughafen usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen?

The Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen is usually scheduled to depart Frankfurt am Main around 06:14 and the last train is around 21:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Frankfurt am Main around 06:18, and the last at 21:19.

When to book Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen 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 Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig/Halle Flughafen?

More than one train company operates on the route from Frankfurt am Main to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • 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.