How to Reach Leipzig, Germany

The Easiest Way to Reach Leipzig


  • By Air: Leipzig/Halle Airport, also called as Schkeuditz Airport, is the second biggest airport in the eastern Germany after Berlin. The Airport is well connected to the city through the trains which run every 30 minutes.
  • By Train: Leipzig has a strong railway network with Deutsche Bahn operating regular train services between Leipzig and nearby cities such as Berlin, Munich, Prague and Hamburg. Leipzig’s Hauptbahnhof is the largest terminal railway station in Europe.
  • By Car: Leipzig is well connected with Autobahn highway system. The nearest highways are A14 (North, Northeast), A9 (West) and A38 (South).


  • By Tram: With a strong tram network that is structured like a star with a circle in the centre, it is quiet easy to get around in the city and the outskirts. It is operated by LVB and most of the lines run every ten minutes during the day and at least hourly at night.
  • By Taxi: It is quiet easy to get a taxi in the city. You can also wave for a taxi if the sign is lit up.
  • By Bike: Leipzig has a wide network of rivers and channels with almost all of them having a bike track. There is a proper bike highway system as these bike paths run beneath the street level.
  • By Night Bus: If you wish to roam around the city at night, you can get the Leipzig’s NightLiner buses which start from Hauptbahnhof.

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Modes of Transportation in Leipzig

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Leipzig. The most preferred mode of transport in Leipzig is Bike.

Average distance: 22.32 km Average time: 35.6 min

  • Bike 33.33%
    Bike 7 min Overall average time for 1.8 kms 7 min
  • Car 16.67%
    Driving 25 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 20 kms 30 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 16.67%
    Bus 10 min Waiting 2 min Walking 2 min Overall average time for 3 kms 14 min
  • Train/Metro 16.67%
    Train 80 min Waiting 15 min Walking 15 min Tram 10 min Overall average time for 85 kms 120 min

How to Reach Leipzig from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Windischleuba to Leipzig 36.82 km 36 mins
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