Leipzig, Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ), Germany

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ATMs are located in Terminal B. There are also automatic money changing machines operating in a number of popular currencies.


Payphones are available at various points in the terminal complex, and there is a post office. Internet access booths and Wi-Fi are available, for a charge.


Several snack bars and other food and drink outlets are located in both Terminal B and the Central Terminal. There is also a bistro restaurant in the check-in area.


Airport shops offer goods ranging from fashion and books to convenience store items. Duty Free is available for passengers leaving the EU.


Left luggage lockers are available outside Terminal B. The lost and found office can be contacted on (341) 224 1631. Baggage trolleys are available within the terminal complex.


Children’s play areas are located in Departures and pastoral care is also offered. Medical assistance can be found both airside and in public areas.

Conference & Business

Leipzig/Halle Airport has a range of meeting rooms for hire, with capacity for up to 50 people (tel: (341) 224 2227).

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    All areas of the airport are fully accessible, with lifts and disable toilet facilities readily available. Passengers requiring assistance are advised to contact their airline in advance of travel. Designated parking spaces are provided.

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    Airport code: LEJ

    Number of Terminals: 2


    There is a central airport information desk in the main terminal.

    Transfer between Terminals

    The Central Terminal and Terminal B are linked by walkway.

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    Public Transport

    Trams and buses are operated by LVB (tel: (0341) 19449; There is also a suburban rail (S-Bahn) and night bus network. Short-trip tickets, single fares or day tickets are available – the latter offer the best value for visitors. Buy from LVB offices, ticket machines at stations, some stops and aboard trams, or from bus drivers. Validate them when boarding. The tourist Leipzig Card includes free public transport.


    Taxis wait in designated ranks. You can also hail one on the street if its sign is lit. Alternatively, call a reputable company such as Taxi 4884 (tel: (0341) 4884) or Löwentaxi Leipzig (tel: (0341) 952 222). 10 percent is a reasonable tip for good service.


    Hotels in Leipzig


    Leipzig’s central hotels are mainly focused on the business sector and tend toward the upper price ranges.

    Finding budget places in the heart of the city can be tricky, but bargains await in the suburbs if you are prepared to travel out a little.

    Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof

    Salzgäßchen 6
    04109 Leipzig ‎
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    Category: Expensive

    New luxury hotel with all modern furnishings in a former trade fair palace.

    Pentahotel Leipzig

    Grosser Brockhaus 3
    04103 Leipzig
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    Category: Moderate

    Chic and stylish design hotel on a grand scale, close to the centre.

    Galerie Hotel Leipziger Hof

    Hedwigstraße 3
    04315 Leipzig
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    Category: Moderate

    Art hotel with individually furnished rooms hung with works by local artists.

    Brauereigasthof Napoleon

    Prager Strasse 233
    04289 Leipzig
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    Category: Budget

    Newly built comfortable guesthouse beside a southeast suburban brewpub.

    Pfefferkiste Gasthaus & Pension

    Wurzner Strasse 167
    04318 Leipzig
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    Category: Budget

    Traditional guesthouse in an eastern suburb, with good transport links.