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Barcelona to Leipzig by train

It takes an average of 23h 26m to travel from Barcelona to Leipzig by train, over a distance of around 841 miles (1354 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Barcelona to Leipzig and tickets for this journey start from $117.11 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 20h 24m
PriceFrom $117.11
Distance841 miles (1354 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
Departure stationBarcelona
Arrival stationLeipzig
Changes4 changes

Barcelona to Leipzig train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona to Leipzig for Tuesday May 18th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:15 03:39 20h 24m, 6 changes
07:15 03:50 20h 35m, 5 changes
09:05 05:42 20h 37m, 4 changes
10:16 11:24 25h 8m, 9 changes
10:16 00:10 25h 54m, 8 changes
00:16 01:24 25h 8m, 4 changes
02:16 03:24 25h 8m, 5 changes
02:50 03:24 24h 34m, 6 changes

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Leipzig

The price of train tickets from Barcelona to Leipzig starts at $117.11 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Barcelona to Leipzig by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Barcelona to Leipzig

Want to know more about your journey from Barcelona to Leipzig? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Barcelona to Leipzig take?

The average journey time by train between Barcelona and Leipzig is 23 hours and 26 minutes, with around 8 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Barcelona and Leipzig by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona to Leipzig is 20 hours and 24 minutes.

How much does the train from Barcelona to Leipzig cost?

Train tickets from Barcelona to Leipzig can start from as little as $117.11 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Barcelona to Leipzig?

No, there are no direct train services from Barcelona to Leipzig. Travelling from Barcelona to Leipzig by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

What time does the first train from Barcelona to Leipzig leave?

The first train from Barcelona to Leipzig leaves at 00:16. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Barcelona to Leipzig leave?

The last train from Barcelona to Leipzig leaves at 10:16. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Barcelona and Leipzig by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona to Leipzig cover a distance of around 841 miles (1354 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Leipzig to Barcelona.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona to Leipzig for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. 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 05/29/2021 for travel on 05/29/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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