Leipzig to Freiburg by train

  • First train
    04:22
  • Last train
    23:19
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 11m
  • Distance
    495 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 39m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Leipzig to Freiburg by train

Fast trains from Leipzig to Freiburg take around 5 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 495 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leipzig and Freiburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Leipzig to Freiburg?

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

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Leipzig to Freiburg 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 24 departures.

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

The Leipzig to Freiburg train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Freiburg is usually scheduled to depart Leipzig around 04:22 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leipzig around 04:13, and the last at 22:53.

When to book Leipzig to Freiburg 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 Freiburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leipzig and Freiburg?

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

  • Intercity
  • 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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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.