Transportation to and from Leipzig Halle Airport
What is the distance from Leipzig Halle Airport to the centre of Leipzig and Halle?
Both cities in eastern Germany can be reached through the A14 motorway. The distance to the centre of Leipzig is 22 kilometres / 13.7 miles (30 minutes), the distance between the airport and the centre of Halle is 28 kilometres / 17.4 miles (35 minutes).
From LEJ Airport to Leipzig City centre by Car
S-Bahn to Leipzig and Halle
Leipzig Halle Airport has the luxury of having its own train station (Leipzig/Halle Flughafen), here you can take the S-Bahn (S5 and S5X) and the Intercity train (IC) to the main railway stations (Hbf) of Leipzig and Halle. Traveling with the S-Bahn is cheapest. Moreover, the S-Bahn runs more frequently than the train, at least from and to Leipzig. Every 30 minutes S-Bahn S5 or S5X departs in the direction of Leipzig, every 60 minutes you can travel to Halle with S-Bahn S5.
The journey time with the S-Bahn is 13 minutes to Leipzig Hbf and 15 minutes to Halle (Saale) Hbf. The stop before the main railway station Leipzig Hauptbahnhof is Leipzig Messe, the stop after is Leipzig Markt (city centre).
Tickets cost the same for both destinations: € 4.60 for adults and € 2.70 for children from 6 to 13 years. This ticket (Einzelfahrkarte, 3 Zonen) also gives you the right to change to bus or tram within 120 minutes. Please consult timetable S-Bahn Leipzig Halle Airport and website MDV for more information.
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