Airport codes Leipzig/Halle Airport

IATA Metropolitan Code

LEJ

World Area Code

429

Airport coordinates

Lat / Lon

51°25'26"N / 12°14'11"E

Decimal

51.42389, 12.23639

Altitude

465ft / 141.73m

Magnetic variation

1.493 degrees

About Leipzig/Halle Airport

Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) is located in the municipality of Leipzig in Germany, Europe. It's one of the bigger airports in Germany based in the region Saxony. Passengers can fly to and from the airport with a scheduled service.

Runway information

LEJ has 2 runways with a total length of 23,622 ft, which are all lighted.

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
08L-26R 11,811 ft 148 ft Concrete Yes
08R-26L 11,811 ft 198 ft Concrete Yes

Geographic data

Municipality

Leipzig

Region

Saxony

Country

Germany

Continent

Europe

Other airports in Saxony

ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
EDDC DRS Dresden Airport Large airport Dresden
EDBR N/A Rothenburg/Görlitz Airport Medium airport Rothenburg/Oberlausitz

Airline tickets

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Find your way around Leipzig/Halle Airport

How to get to Leipzig

There are several ways to get from Leipzig/Halle Airport to Leipzig and back. We have made a list with the most common transportation options. At this airport you can choose for (public) transport by Train, Bus and Taxi.

We compared the average prices of the transport possibilities from the airport to Leipzig. The cheapest way to travel from the airport to Leipzig is by Train (15 minutes, € 4 - € 6). This is also the quickest route.

Train

Transport type
Distance
19.19 km
Duration
15 minutes
Price
€ 4 - € 6

Train via Leipzig Hbf

Transport type
Distance
18.49 km
Duration
16 minutes
Price
€ 4 - € 6

Train via Leipzig Wilhelm-Leuschner-Platz

Transport type
Distance
19.77 km
Duration
20 minutes
Price
€ 4 - € 6

Bus

Transport type
Distance
22.83 km
Duration
42 minutes
Price

Night bus

Transport type
Distance
22.83 km
Duration
42 minutes
Price

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Transportation services

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Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train
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DB Regio AG Südost
Train
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01806 996633
Insa
Bus
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0391 5363180
Your Taxi GmbH
Taxi
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+49 341 6994850
Taxi Direct
Taxi
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+49 341/86329777
Lions Taxi
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+49 341/982222
Taxi Neef
Taxi
+49 176 56864936
Hans-Peter Tangermann Taxi
Taxi
+49 345 1214342

Taxi Leipzig/Halle Airport

The easiest way to find a transfer to and from Leipzig/Halle Airport is through our taxi widget below. We will find the best deal for you and display multiple options for you to choose from.

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Car rental

Rent a car at LEJ

Find a cheap rental car at Leipzig/Halle Airport to make the most out of your trip to Germany. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.

Renting a car at LEJ lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Germany quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Rent a camper in Germany

Find a recreational vehicle near Leipzig/Halle Airport to make the most out of your trip to Germany?

A camper or RV will give you unlimited freedom so you can determine your own route and go wherever you want to go. It's especially perfect because you have the comfort of your own accommodation and kitchenette with you.

WorldWide Campers works with many RV suppliers in Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South America, South Africa and Europe. This ensures you that they will always find you the best deal for your RV trip. You never have to pay extra for booking costs and all our quotes are free of charge.

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Airport car parking at Leipzig/Halle Airport

Park your car at LEJ

Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at Leipzig/Halle Airport or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at LEJ can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.

Different type of airport parking options

Airport parking options have changed and expanded. Medium-size and large airports offer several different types of parking, priced according to convenience and distance from the terminal.

The different types of parking are:

  • Short term parking
  • Daily parking
  • Long term / Satellite parking
  • Valet parking
  • Off-Airport parking
  • Sleep, park, fly
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Hotels near the airport

Hotels at or near Leipzig/Halle Airport

Do you have an early morning flight, long layover or your flight is cancelled, and you don't feel like sleeping on the airport floor? Sleeping in a hotel at or near LEJ is the perfect solution. Sleeping in a hotel close by Leipzig/Halle Airport prevents you from being late or not fully rested for your flight.

Hotels in Leipzig

Find your ideal hotel in Leipzig city centre. Find the perfect hotel to make the most out of your trip to the city of Amsterdam. Consult one of our partners to find the most suitable hotel for your trip.

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Things to do in Germany?

Find the best things to do in or nearby Leipzig/Halle Airport

Are you planning on travelling to Germany? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby Leipzig. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.

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Luggage

Store your bags in Leipzig

Do you want to visit Leipzig and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.

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Forward your luggage

Are you planning a trip to Germany and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.

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Travel luggage and cabin bags

Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.

All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.

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Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at LEJ?

Claim your compensation

Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at Leipzig/Halle Airport, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Germany

A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to Germany because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.

Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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Travel insurance for people with a medical condition

Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.

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LEJ giftshop

Customized LEJ gifts and souvenirs

Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to Leipzig/Halle Airport. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.

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