The gleis/platforms are to the right and the main entrance is to the left

Leipzig Hbf (Leipzig)

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On the left is one of the lifts that link the concourse to the mall beneath On the left is one of the lifts that link the concourse to the mall beneath
Part of the station showcases a bygone era of rail travel Part of the station showcases a bygone era of rail travel

Leipzig Hbf is a terminal train station so connecting between long distance trains simply involves walking from one gleis/platform/track to another via the enormous main concourse - it's one of Europe's largest stations.

Leipzig Hbf sits above a large shopping centre on two levels, which are inked to the main concourse by escalators and lifts.
So it's an ideal spot for buying any travel essentials.
The shops in the mall are open 7 days per week.

Most of the food/drink outlets at Leipzig Hbf are also housed within this mall.

If you want to connect to the S-Bahn trains to the city centre, then the entrance to these platforms is to the far right of the concourse - when exiting the gleis/platforms, that the long distance and Regio trains will have arrived at.

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To the city centre:

There is a tram station immediately outside the front of the station, but S-Bahn trains provide the best access to the city centre.
The heart of the city is around a 10 min walk from Leipzig Hbf, but you can avoid the risk of losing your way if you take the S-Bahh train a one-stop hop to Leipzing Markt station.

Leipzing Markt is a relatively new station located beneath the main square in the absolute heart of the city.


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Berlin to Leipzig by train
Frankfurt to Leipzig by train
Köln / Cologne / Koeln to Leipzig by train
München / Munich to Leipzig by train

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