Leipzig Halle airport (LEJ)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Leipzig/Halle Airport, opened on April 18, 1927, operates with the main destinations in Europe, in addition to some locations in Africa and the Middle East.

Official Website: leipzig-halle-airport.de
Number of Terminals - 2 - Central Terminal and Terminal B, open 24 hours a day and linked to each other via a walkway.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.4 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +49 341 224 1155 / 1247. E-mail: [email protected] Information booths open around the clock in the check-in area of the Central Terminal and next to the entrance to Terminal B.


The airport is located 18 km (11 miles) northwest from Leipzig and 23 km (15 miles) to the southeast of Halle.

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Public and private transportation

Bus - Fritzsche (Tel +49 372 413 1366) operates door-to-door minibuses to and from the airport, in a 45-kilometer radius, as far as Chemnitz and the Erz mountains.

Train - The station is located beneath the main terminal. Lines S5 and S5X from S-Bahn Mitteldeutschland (+49 341 2669 6622) run to Leipzig central station in around 14 minutes and to Halle central station in 10 min. Both have a fare of €3.70. Other stops include: Leipzig Markt, Markkleeberg, Böhlen, Neukieritzsch, Deutzen, Altenburg, Gössnitz, Crimmitschau, Werdau, Zwickau. Schedules and timetables

Taxi - Vehicles available in front of Terminal B. The trip to downtown Leipzig takes around 40 minutes, while journey time to Halle city centre is approximately 30 min. Companies operating at the enclosure are DTS Taxi Service (Tel +49 341 4233), 4884 Ihr Funktaxi Leipzig (Tel +49 341 4884), Funktaxi Leipzig (Tel +49 341 600 500), Löwentaxi (Tel +49 341 982 222), Taxi- und Mietwagengenossenschaft Halle (Tel +49 345 525 252 / 212 121).


Car rental agencies

Desks are situated on the ground floor of Terminal B.

Avis/Budget (Tel +49 341 224 1804 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:15 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sunday from 2:00 pm to 11:15 pm)
Caro Autovermietung (Tel +49 341 699 2177)
Enterprise (Tel +49 342 0470 9400 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +49 342 047 700 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday from 9:00 pm to 11:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +49 342 041 4317 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sunday from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +49 896 606 0060 - Monday to Saturday from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm, Sunday from 9:00 am to 11:30 pm)


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Parking services at Leipzig/Halle airport (LEJ)

There are short- and long-term spaces available 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +49 341 224 1247. Rates

Multi-storey car park - Six-storey facility opposite the Central Terminal, connected to the check-in area on level 2. The first 20 minutes are free.
P1, P3, P11 - Short-term areas near Terminal B.
P2 & P4 - Outdoor parking lots with complimentary shuttle service to the main building.
P15 & P20 - Low cost bays, 10 and 15 minutes away on foot, respectively.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Ramps, elevators, accessible toilets and designated parking spaces are available. Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to contact their airline prior to their arrival. Children must be at least 5 years old to travel alone. They will be escorted by the airline crew from the check-in area until boarding, supervised during the flight and accompanied until the baggage reclaim area.

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Latest updates: May 09, 2019