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3 flights delayed by >3 hours

16 flights cancelled

Leipzig Airport is the international airport of the tenth largest city in Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km from the centre of the city. At Leipzig Airport, in 2018, over 2.6 million travellers were recorded. Leipzig Airport is the hub for Condor, Nouvelair, and United Airlines.


Terminalring 11, 04435 Schkeuditz, Germany


Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Minimum Connection Time in Leipzig / Halle Airport

It's essential to be aware of the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in an airport when the route has a connecting flight. It is recommended to always check this before booking flights. When claiming for compensation for a missed connection, a passenger should know the MCT. Below you can see the MCT for connecting flights in Leipzig / Halle Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 20 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 60 min.

Leipzig / Halle Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the sections or different buildings which allow travellers to move between ground transport and the facilities for boarding and disembarking from an aircraft. It is very important to confirm the terminal before getting to the airport when you depart or have a transfer to another flight, as the terminals in bigger airports can be far from each other and passengers often need additional time to get to the necessary one. In Leipzig / Halle Airport there is 1 Terminal.

Terminal B – Lufthansa, Condor, Swiss International Air Lines, Air Malta and others

Transport to and from Leipzig Airport to city centre

It may be a challenge when visiting a destination for the very first time to find the best way to get to the city centre. Public transport is not always accessible straight from the airport and taxis can be expensive. It's a good idea to check all the transport options before travelling so you can prepare for your trip respectively. You can find the most up-to-date information and connections of public transport here.

Train from the airport

  • S-Bahn-Lines S5 and S5X
    Direction: Leipzig Central Station
    Travel time (approx.): 13 min. to Leipzig Central Station
    Operating hours: Mon-Fri: 05:08 AM - 12:50 AM
    Tickets: can be purchased at ticket machines
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 4.20 EUR, children single ticket starts from 2.90 EUR

Leipzig airport taxi

  • Pick up point: in front of Terminal B
    Travel time (approx.): 30 min. to the city centre of Leipzig
    Approximate price: from 35 EUR

Where to have a rest in Leipzig / Halle Airport

You can face a lengthy wait between flights, for example if you have a flight delay or your next flight leaves the following day. In such situations, it is important to be familiar with the potential places where you can spend time and have a good break between flights.

Lounges in Leipzig Halle Airport

Lounges are amenities in the airport which provide travellers with services such as food, drinks, relaxation zones, free WIFI and showers, so that passengers can wait in comfort.

  • Lufthansa Business Lounge
    Location: Terminal B, Departures, after security
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 05:00 AM - 08:30 PM, Sat: 05:00 AM - 06:00 PM, Sun: 05:00 AM - 08:15 PM
    Price: reserved for passengers with specific credentials (elite status, premium tickets, etc.)
  • Primeclass Lounge
    Location: Terminal B, Departures, after security
    Opening hours: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun: 05:30 AM - 09:30 PM, Tue, Thu, Sat: 05:30 AM - 10:30 PM
    Price: 20 EUR

Leipzig Airport hotels

When your next flight takes off the next morning, or the lounges are not comfortable enough, the next alternative might be a hotel near the airport. Whereas some hotels are directly in the airport building, with others passengers may need to leave the airport to find a nearby hotel. In the event you choose to stay overnight in hotel between flights, we have chosen some comfortable possibilities for you.

  • Globana Airport Hotel
    Price: from 68 EUR per night
    Address: Frankfurter Strasse 4, 04435 Schkeuditz, Germany
    Contact: +49 34 20433333
    Website: click
  • ibis Styles Hotel
    Price: from 71 EUR per night
    Address: Haynaer Weg 15, 04435 Leipzig, Germany
    Contact: +49 40 5002220, email: info.hamburg@leonardo-hotels.com
    Website: click

Leipzig / Halle Airport restaurants and cafes

If travelling, it's important to have enough food and drink. Whatever you are seeking, whether it is a snack for the plane, a place for coffee before an early flight, or a place to take a rest and sit down during a layover, we have a selection of alternatives to fit your needs. You can find the complete list of dining places in Leipzig Airport here.

  • Kamps Bäckerei
    Description: bakery
    Location: Terminal B, ground floor
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 08:00 PM, daily
  • Marché Sandwich Manufaktur
    Description: sandwiches, baguettes, salads, desserts, homemade cakes, fresh juices, coffee and tea
    Location: Terminal B, ground floor, Arrivals
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily (acc. to flight schedule)
  • Panini Backshop
    Description: fresh paninis and sandwiches
    Location: Mall
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 08:00 PM, daily
  • Marché Restaurant
    Description: grill specialties, salads, fresh juices, home-made desserts
    Location: Terminal B, upper level gallery
    Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 08:30 PM, daily
  • Bistro Ju 52
    Description: pizza, bagels, drinks
    Location: Check - in Hall
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Subway
    Description: sandwiches, cookies
    Location: Terminal B, ground floor
    Opening hours: Mon - Fri, Sun: 06:00 AM - 09:00 PM; Sat 06:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Leipzig / Halle Airport shops

The airport shops are the perfect place to purchase that last-minute souvenir, or merely to pass some time before the flight. To find the top shops for your needs, check out the guide below. Click here for a comprehensive list of shops.

  • Heinemann
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Terminal B, upper level
    Opening hours: acc. to flight schedule
  • Eckert Newsagent’s, Post Office
    Description: newspapers, magazines, tobacco products
    Location: Arrivals area, ground floor
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Sat: 06:00 AM - 08:00 PM, Sun and holidays: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Eckert Presse & Buch
    Description: newspapers and books
    Location: Terminal B, upper level, Departures
    Opening hours: acc. to flight schedule

Leipzig / Halle Airport car rental

Sometimes driving is the most suitable option to explore a destination, or perhaps you need a car for your trip. This list of car rental companies will make it easier for you to select the most suitable choice for your trip.

  • Avis
    Location: Terminal B
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 11:15 PM, Sat: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM, Sun: 02:00 PM - 11:15 PM
    Contact: +49 34 12241804
  • Europcar
    Location: Terminal B
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 11:30 PM, Sat: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM, Sun and holidays: 09:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Contact: +49 34 2047700
  • Hertz
    Location: Terminal B
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sat: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM, Sun: 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Contact: +49 34 20414317
  • Sixt
    Location: Terminal B
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 11:30 PM, Sat: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sun and holidays: 09:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Contact: +49 89 66060060

Other Leipzig / Halle Airport facilities

  • Children's Play Area
    Location: Terminal B, waiting area

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