Leipzig/Halle Airport

Last updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Leipzig/Halle Airport is a large airport located in Leipzig, Germany. It serves Leipzig and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code LEJ.

Leipzig/Halle Airport is situated in the continent of Europe, specifically in the country of Germany, with latitude 51.423889 and longitude 12.236389.

It has an elevation of 141.73 meters (465 ft) and is identified by the GPS code EDDP.

Phone+49 341 2241155
Elevation141.73 m (465 ft)
AddressTerminalring 11, 04435 Schkeuditz, Germany
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Airport address

Leipzig/Halle Airport

Terminalring 11, 04435 Schkeuditz, Germany

Which country is Leipzig/Halle Airport?

Leipzig/Halle Airport is situated in Leipzig, which is in Germany, a country located on the continent of Europe.

How do I get from Leipzig/Halle Airport to city centre?

To get from Leipzig/Halle Airport to the city center, you have a few options:

  1. Train: The airport has its own train station, located directly below the terminal building. You can take a regional train (RE or RB) from the airport to Leipzig Hauptbahnhof (main train station). The journey takes around 15-20 minutes, and trains run frequently throughout the day.

  2. S-Bahn: The S-Bahn S5 line connects the airport with Leipzig city center. The S-Bahn station is located just outside the terminal building. Trains run every 30 minutes, and the journey to Leipzig Hauptbahnhof takes around 15-20 minutes.

  3. Taxi: Taxis are available outside the terminal building. The journey to the city center takes approximately 30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

  4. Shuttle Bus: Some hotels in Leipzig offer shuttle bus services to and from the airport. Check with your hotel if they provide this service.

  5. Car Rental: If you prefer to drive, you can rent a car from one of the car rental companies located at the airport. The city center is easily accessible via the A14 and A9 highways.

Choose the option that suits your preferences and schedule the best.

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Leipzig/Halle Airport.

  1. How far is Leipzig/Halle Airport from the city center of Leipzig? Leipzig/Halle Airport is located approximately 16 kilometers (10 miles) northwest of the city center of Leipzig. It takes around 20-30 minutes to reach the airport by car or taxi, depending on traffic conditions.

  2. What airlines operate at Leipzig/Halle Airport? Leipzig/Halle Airport serves as a hub for several airlines, including Lufthansa, Ryanair, and DHL Aviation. Other airlines such as Turkish Airlines, Eurowings, and Wizz Air also operate regular flights from the airport, connecting Leipzig/Halle to various domestic and international destinations.

  3. Is there public transportation available to and from Leipzig/Halle Airport? Yes, Leipzig/Halle Airport is well-connected to the public transportation network. The S-Bahn (suburban train) S5 line provides direct connections between the airport and Leipzig's main train station, with a journey time of approximately 15 minutes. Additionally, several bus lines operate between the airport and various locations in Leipzig and Halle, offering convenient transportation options for travelers.


Schkeuditz Airport