Leipzig in detail

Flights & getting there


Leipzig-Halle Airport is about 21km west of Leipzig. It has domestic and international flights connecting it with many German cities as well as London and Istanbul.

Car & Motorcycle

Leipzig lies just south of the A14 Halle-Dresden autobahn and 15km east of the A9, which links Berlin to Nuremberg. All major international car hire agencies can be found at the airport, as well as several more at the Hauptbahnhof.


Deutsche Bahn has frequent services to Frankfurt (€88, 3¾ hours), Dresden (€26.50, 1¼ hours) and Berlin (€49, 1¼ hours). Tickets can be purchased for considerably less by booking online several days in advance.