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
22 km
30 min

Public transport

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).

S-Bahn tickets
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.


Leipzig: Comedy Tour through the Old Town (Tour in German)

€ 28

Look forward to a comedy show on wheels and drive through Leipzig's city center in a fun way. Discover the most beautiful sights and experience a funny and unique show.

Leipzig: Carolas Garden 360° Panorama Ticket

€ 11.50

Become shrunk to a microscopic size and discover the world around you in a 32-meter-high panorama by artist Yadegar Asisi. As of January 26 2019, the Panometer Leipzig shows a domestic garden in an unprecedented level of magnification.


Leipzig: 70-Minute Motorboat Canal Sightseeing Cruise

€ 13

Enjoy a relaxing tour through the various canals in the heart of Leipzig. See its industrial heritage and learn about its profound history. Climb on board for a 70-minute motorboat tour along Leipzig’s waterways.

Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour through Leipzig with Walking Tour

€ 15

Take a commented, 2 hour city tour through Leipzig which brings you to all important sites. Enjoy the freedom of interrupting your trip at any of ten stops as the mood suits you and then continue the journey again.

Walking Tour Around Leipzig's Historic City Center

€ 120

Take a sightseeing tour through the historic city center of Leipzig! Visit famous places like Old Town Hall, St. Thomas's Church and Auerbachs Keller and learn about the city's illustrious inhabitants.

Tours and transport

Leipzig: 1.5-Hour Historical Walking Tour

€ 10

Enjoy a fun and informative 1.5-hour walking tour of Leipzig. Explore the magnificent sights in Leipzig as your tour guide recalls anecdotes and legends from the city’s history. A cultural experience for the entire family.

Leipzig: 1.5-Hour Tour with Night Watchman Bremme

€ 12

Enjoy a fun and atmospheric evening in Leipzig with the night watchman Bremme®. On this 1.5-hour tour, explore mysterious alleyways and passages in the old town of Leipzig and learn interesting and curious stories.

Leipzig: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour in German

€ 12

Get to know Leipzig's city center with all its famous sights during a 2-hour walking tour with an expert guide. Learn more about the city's history and about modern Leipzig during this interesting tour.


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