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About the train journey from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf

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The train from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf usually takes 1 hour 26 minutes on average to travel 84 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 6 minutes. You can expect to find 52 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Leipzig Hbf, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. DB are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Leipzig Hbf in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $14.54.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Leipzig Hbf, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Weimar to Leipzig Hbf by train

It takes an average of 1h 26m to travel from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf by train, over a distance of around 52 miles (84 km). There are normally 52 trains per day traveling from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf and tickets for this journey start from $14.54 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station

Leipzig Hbf

Journey time

From 1h 6m


52 miles (84 km)


52 trains per day


Direct trains available


From $14.54

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn

Weimar to Leipzig Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf for Tuesday Jun 6th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:04 12:10 1h 6m, 1 change
11:18 12:39 1h 21m, direct
11:52 13:09 1h 17m, 1 change
12:04 13:10 1h 6m, 1 change
12:09 13:24 1h 15m, 1 change
12:18 13:39 1h 21m, direct
13:04 14:10 1h 6m, 1 change
13:18 14:39 1h 21m, direct
13:54 15:10 1h 16m, 1 change
14:09 15:24 1h 15m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) trains from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf

You can travel from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf on Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) 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.

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An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Intercity (IC) classes from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf

Compare the different travel classes offered by Intercity (IC) when traveling from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf.

Onboard services on Intercity (IC)

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf.


You can take as much baggage as you like for free without making a reservation.

Baggage items include briefcases, laptops, rucksacks, trolley bags or suitcases. You can also take pushchairs, folding bikes, scooters, skis and surfboards.

Baggage should be stored under the seat or in the overhead baggage rack. The standard dimensions of baggage racks are 70 x 50 x 30 cm (27.5 x 19.6 x 11.8 inches). Larger items of baggage such as suitcases can be stored in the large baggage racks by the doors.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

You will find an extensive menu in the on-board restaurant, or you can grab a snack from the bistro carriage. If you opt for the latter, you can enjoy your food and drink in the bistro or take it back to your seat.

If you upgrade to First Class, you will be served complimentary food and drink at your seat.

Although the menu changes every three months, you will always find a wide variety of locally sourced food and drink, including a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.


Currently, free WiFi is available on certain IC trains. Deutsche Bahn are gradually installing free WiFi on all their IC trains.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

On IC trains, children under 5 years old travel free of charge and don’t need a ticket. Kids up to 14 years old travel for free if they are accompanied by a person who is at least 15 years old.

On board, you will find family and children areas which are bookable.


You need a bicycle ticket and reservation to take a bicycle on a IC train. The reservation for your bike is included in the price.

Bike storage spaces are usually located in second class carriages. Please note that your seat and bike storage space might be located in different carriages.


With IC, you can travel with your pet. If you have a small dog or pet, you do not need an extra ticket and they can travel for free in a transport box. If your dog or pet is bigger than the size of a house cat, you will need an additional ticket, which costs 50% less than a standard ticket. Dogs not traveling in a transport box must be on a lead and wear a muzzle.

Assistance dogs travel free of charge and do not have to wear a muzzle on the train.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

Deutsche Bahn offer the Mobility Service, where staff will help you board, disembark or change trains. Staff will also answer any questions or assist with any queries to make your journey easier.

Cheap train tickets from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf

The price of train tickets from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf starts at $14.54 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 Weimar to Leipzig Hbf 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 Weimar to Leipzig Hbf

Want to know more about your journey from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf? 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 Weimar to Leipzig Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Weimar and Leipzig Hbf is 1 hour and 26 minutes, with around 52 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 Weimar and Leipzig Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf is 1 hour and 6 minutes.

How much does the train from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf can start from as little as $14.54 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 Weimar to Leipzig Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf without having to change trains. There are 19 direct trains from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf leave?

The first train from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf leaves at 00:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf leave?

The last train from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf leaves at 23:41. 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 Weimar and Leipzig Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf cover a distance of around 52 miles (84 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Leipzig Hbf to Weimar.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Weimar to Leipzig Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/06/2023. 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 03/17/2023 for travel on 03/17/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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