Munich to Leipzig Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $50
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 0min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 46 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 224 miles
Travel Companies Lufthansa, DB, Air China, Austrian Airlines, Multiple Airlines
Bus
$73 · 8h 43min · 49 lb of CO2
Munich to Leipzig
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Train
$50 · 6h 2min · 66 lb of CO2
Munich to Leipzig
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Flight
$184 · 3h 4min · 90 lb of CO2
MUC to LEJ

Munich to Leipzig Flights

There are 1 airports — MUC — that make sense to fly out of from Munich and 1 airports — LEJ — to access Leipzig. The best deals are usually found by flying out of MUC.

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Air China operate flights which can help you travel from Munich to Leipzig.

The cheapest way by air is via Multiple Airlines and flies from Franz Josef Strauss (MUC) to Leipzig Halle (LEJ). Multiple Airlines flies from Franz Josef Strauss (MUC) to Leipzig Halle (LEJ) and is the quickest flight to get you from Munich to Leipzig.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Leipzig from Munich, a flight is the quickest method.

Drive
$30 · 4h 3min · 46 lb of CO2
Munich to Leipzig

Drive from Munich to Leipzig

It's 224 miles between Munich to Leipzig. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 3min and 4h 16min from Munich to Leipzig under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 28min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Leipzig by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $30.

What is the best way to travel from Munich to Leipzig?

The are 8 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Munich to Leipzig. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of Munich towards Leipzig, as it is the cheapest to Leipzig. It's common to find tickets for as low as $50. DB operates from Munich to Leipzig, so you book your trip with them! Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from Munich to Leipzig?

On your trip from Munich to Leipzig, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Munich to Leipzig Saxony?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Munich to Leipzig. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Leipzig is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Munich/Leipzig buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Munich is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Munich Bavaria and Leipzig during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Munich to Leipzig? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Leipzig traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Leipzig is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Munich to Leipzig?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Munich to Leipzig is by train. The train costs $50 roughly and will take 6 hours 2 minutes.

How much does it cost to take the train from Munich to Leipzig?

The train costs about $50 between Munich and Leipzig. In total, the train will take roughly 6 hours 2 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at München-Allach, which is 7 miles from Munich. Further, once you arrive at Leipzig-Plagwitz or you will still have 3 miles to Leipzig.

How long does it take from Munich to Leipzig by car?

The total distance between Munich and Leipzig is 224 miles and will take you about 4 hours 3 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $30.

Travel companies on this route

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Lufthansa Lufthansa from Munich to Leipzig
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DB DB from Munich to Leipzig
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Air China Air China from Munich to Leipzig
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Austrian Airlines Austrian Airlines from Munich to Leipzig