Mainz to Leipzig by train

  • First train
    08:43
  • Last train
    20:43
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 39m
  • Distance
    327 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Mainz to Leipzig by train

Fast trains from Mainz to Leipzig take around 3 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 327 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mainz and Leipzig.

1. Are there direct trains from Mainz to Leipzig?

Direct trains from Mainz to Leipzig have been found.

We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Mainz to Leipzig every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Mainz to Leipzig train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Leipzig is usually scheduled to depart Mainz around 08:43 and the last train is around 20:43. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Mainz 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 Mainz to Leipzig by train.

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Which train companies operate between Mainz and Leipzig?

Intercity-Express (ICE) is the train company that operates on the route from Mainz to Leipzig.

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.