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Rome to Leipzig by train

It takes an average of 17h 08m to travel from Rome to Leipzig by train, over a distance of around 653 miles (1051 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Rome to Leipzig and tickets for this journey start from €79.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 13h 11m
Price€79.80 - €405.79
Distance653 miles (1051 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
Departure stationRome
Arrival stationLeipzig
Changes2 changes

Rome to Leipzig train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rome to Leipzig for Dienstag 3. Nov. 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:00 20:31 13h 31m, 3 changes
09:20 22:31 13h 11m, 3 changes
13:20 04:17 14h 57m, 3 changes
13:45 09:20 19h 35m, 6 changes
14:50 09:38 18h 48m, 3 changes
16:45 10:31 17h 46m, 3 changes
18:55 12:31 17h 36m, 2 changes
20:00 12:31 16h 31m, 3 changes
22:35 18:31 19h 56m, 3 changes
23:55 19:31 19h 36m, 5 changes

Cheap train tickets from Rome to Leipzig

Train tickets from Rome to Leipzig start at €79.80 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €256.21.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price159.53
on the day
avg. single price256.21

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 Rome 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Rome and Leipzig is 17 hours and 8 minutes, with around 10 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 Rome and Leipzig by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rome to Leipzig is 13 hours and 11 minutes.

How much does the train from Rome to Leipzig cost?

Train tickets from Rome to Leipzig can start from as little as €79.80 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 Rome to Leipzig?

No, there are no direct train services from Rome to Leipzig. Travelling from Rome to Leipzig by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

The first train from Rome to Leipzig leaves at 07:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Rome to Leipzig leaves at 23:55. 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 Rome and Leipzig by train?

Trains travelling from Rome to Leipzig cover a distance of around 653 miles (1051 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Leipzig to Rome.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rome to Leipzig for a typical week day using timetable data for 03/11/2020. 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 18/10/2020 for travel on 07/10/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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