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Take the train from Pirna to Leipzig in 16 hours 34 minutes

If you want to travel from Pirna to Leipzig by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Pirna to Leipzig by train to take around 21 hours 25 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 16 hours 34 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 9 trains per day running on this route, which spans 72 miles (116 km). You’ll have to make 4 changes along the way on your journey to Leipzig. DB trains are the main operator of services on this route, so you're likely to travel with them for all or at least part of your journey to Leipzig.

You can save money on train tickets from Pirna to Leipzig if you book in Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we'll show you how much you can save on train tickets from Pirna to Leipzig if you book in advance.. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Pirna to Leipzig by train

First train

04:53

Last train

22:37

Departure station

Pirna

Arrival station

Leipzig

Journey time

From 16h 34m

Distance

72 miles (116 km)

Frequency

9 trains per day

Changes

4 changes

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn trains from Pirna to Leipzig

You can travel from Pirna 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 Pirna to Leipzig

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 Pirna 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Pirna and Leipzig is 21 hours and 25 minutes, with around 9 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 Pirna and Leipzig by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Pirna to Leipzig is 16 hours and 34 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Pirna to Leipzig?

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

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

The first train from Pirna to Leipzig leaves at 04:53. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Pirna to Leipzig leaves at 22:37. 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 Pirna and Leipzig by train?

Trains travelling from Pirna to Leipzig cover a distance of around 72 miles (116 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Leipzig to Pirna.

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