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Chemnitz to Leipzig by train

It takes an average of 59m to travel from Chemnitz to Leipzig by train, over a distance of around 42 miles (68 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Chemnitz to Leipzig and tickets for this journey start from $21.01 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 59m
PriceFrom $21.01
Distance42 miles (68 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train06:31
Last train20:31
Departure stationChemnitz
Arrival stationLeipzig
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn

Chemnitz to Leipzig train times

Check out the next trains departing from Chemnitz to Leipzig for Tuesday Jun 22nd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:31 09:30 59m, direct
09:31 10:30 59m, direct
10:31 11:30 59m, direct
11:31 12:30 59m, direct
12:31 13:30 59m, direct
13:31 14:30 59m, direct
14:31 15:30 59m, direct
15:31 16:30 59m, direct
16:31 17:30 59m, direct
17:31 18:30 59m, direct

Deutsche Bahn trains from Chemnitz to Leipzig

You can travel from Chemnitz to Leipzig on Deutsche Bahn trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

Cheap train tickets from Chemnitz to Leipzig

The price of train tickets from Chemnitz to Leipzig starts at $21.01 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 Chemnitz 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 Chemnitz to Leipzig

Want to know more about your journey from Chemnitz 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 Chemnitz to Leipzig take?

The average journey time by train between Chemnitz and Leipzig is 59 minutes, with around 15 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 Chemnitz and Leipzig by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Chemnitz to Leipzig is 59 minutes.

How much does the train from Chemnitz to Leipzig cost?

Train tickets from Chemnitz to Leipzig can start from as little as $21.01 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 Chemnitz to Leipzig?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Chemnitz to Leipzig without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Chemnitz to Leipzig each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Chemnitz to Leipzig leaves at 06:31. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Chemnitz to Leipzig leaves at 20:31. 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 Chemnitz and Leipzig by train?

Trains travelling from Chemnitz to Leipzig cover a distance of around 42 miles (68 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Leipzig to Chemnitz.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Chemnitz to Leipzig for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/22/2021. 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 06/12/2021 for travel on 06/12/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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