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Leipzig - Halle Airport

Transportation to Borkum Airport from the City Center

The closest airport people use to travel from Borkum, a city in Northern Germany, to other parts of the country or the rest of the world is in Bremen. Bremen Airport is the closest international airport that serves the city of Borkum. There are a variety of transportation alternatives to get from Borkum to Bremen Airport, including train, bus, and car.

Transportation to Bremen Airport from Borkum

To get to Bremen Airport from Borkum city center you have to first get off the island. You have to take the ferry from Borkum to Emden. From Emden you can transfer to a train to the airport, which takes about 4 hours. You can also rent a car or take the bus from Emden to Bremen Airport. However, trains are a much more economical and quick transportation alternative.


To take the train to Bremen Airport from Borkum you have to first get to Emden by ferry. You can get on a train to the airport in Emden. The train ride takes about 4 hours to get to Bremen. Once you get to Bremen city center you can get to the airport terminal by metro or bus from the station. The fare for the train from Emden to Bremen is reasonably priced.


Once you get to Emden by ferry from Borkum you can transfer to a bus. However, the bus is a slower and more expensive transportation alternative when compared to the train. But buses are a more affordable option when compared to taking a taxi or renting a car.

Rental Car

There aren’t a lot of rental car options in Borkum and the surrounding areas. There are more rental car options in Bremen. Renting a car in Bremen is a convenient way to get around during your trip. This way you can easily drop your rental vehicle off in the city before your departure. Once you have rented a car head south to get to Bremen and the airport. Follow the signposts to the airport. Bremen Airport, one of Germany’s busiest airports, also has a large number of car rental offices.

Transfer Vehicles

Transfer vehicles are generally used in big cities and the surrounding areas. However, there are transfer vehicle services available as a transportation alternative to get to Bremen Airport from Borkum. One of the biggest advantages transfer vehicles have over other methods of transportation is that they have large passenger capacities and can to accommodate big groups. You have to make a reservation in advance for a transfer service. Your vehicle will be waiting for you from the ferry arrival location, in Emden. From there simply enjoy a convenient ride to Bremen Airport.


A taxi from Borkum to Bremen Airport takes about 5 hours so it is one of the most expensive transportation alternatives you can use. If you still want to take a taxi to the airport then you can find a taxi near the pier in Emden. If you get the chance, try to negotiate with the taxi driver for a lower fare to the airport.

Limousine Rental

While limousine rentals are common in big cities like Bremen, it is not a preferred method of transportation in Borkum or Emden. If you want to get to the airport by limousine you can make a reservation online with a limousine rental service provider. Getting to the airport by limousine is a very convenient transportation alternative. Limousine rental services are equipped with a chauffer so you can sit back and enjoy the ride.

Airport Information

Bremen Airport is located in Bremen, Germany. It is one of the biggest airports in the country and in Europe. Bremen Airport not only serves the city of Bremen but also smaller cities in the area such as Borkum. Bremen Airport welcomes many passengers every year and operates international and domestic air travel out of one main terminal building. The airport features a variety of restaurants that serve fast food and examples of world cuisine, such as German, Italian, Chinese, and French cuisines. Bremen Airport also contains shopping and recreation areas for passengers to enjoy.

The duty free shops and kiosks at the airport feature a selection of souvenirs and delicious German chocolates. The airport also offers passengers free internet access, tasty sandwiches and beverages, TV units, and passenger lounges that welcome visitors with comfortable seating. Dining options at the airport include Mc Donald’s, Kamps Bakery, Cafe Jacobs, Asien Bankett, İstanbul Foods & Drinks and Punto Pasta. The airport also has its own visitor’s terrace.

Last Updated: 07 Dec 2016

Transportation to Leipzig/Halle City Center from Airport

Leipzig is the largest city in the German state of Saxony. It is also the most industrially advanced city in the region. Another city in the state of Saxony is Halle, which is much smaller compared to Leipzig. Both cities share a common airport. Those traveling to these cities fly into the Leipzig/Halle Airport.

Leipzig, like most German cities, is very convenient to explore by bike. Leipzig is surrounded by beautiful rivers and canals and there are designated bike paths in almost every part of the city. There are a variety of public transportation alternatives in the city. The tram provides access to almost every part of Leipzig. In addition, there are train and bus routes that provide transportation to almost every part of the city. The LVB (Leipzig Transport Company) runs the public transportation network in the city.

You can buy tickets for public transportation vehicles from the company’s private offices. With one ticket you can travel within the city, including zone 110, for one hour and transfer between vehicles as much as you want. You can also purchase tickets from ticket machines located in many stations, and coin-operated ticket machines located in the trams, news stands, convenience stores, or stationary stores. You can also purchase a Leipzig Card at an LVB office or the Tourist Information in Leipzig. If you plan to use public transportation frequently in the city then these cards will be more affordable. The Leipzig Card even offers special discounts on guided tours of the city and discounts on admission to museums and cultural events. There are a variety of card types you can purchase, ranging from 1-day tickets to 3-day tickets, and 3-day group tickets. If you don’t want to use public transportation in the city then you can take a taxi or rent a car to get around Leipzig. The most preferred public transportation system in Halle is the tram. The Halle (Saale) Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station located in the city center. This station operates both inter-city trains and regional trains.

You can purchase a ticket to use on the public transportation system in Halle from the red ticket machines located in most stations. There are different ticket types available; you can purchase a single-use ticket, a ticket that is valid for 4 1-hour trips, or a one-week unlimited use ticket.

Transportation to Leipzig from the airport

There are many ways to get to the Leipzig city center from the airport. The airport provides special shuttle services that you can take advantage of. Other transportation alternatives include public transportation, such as the train or bus, or taxis, and rental cars.


The airport shuttle services provided by Leipzig/Halle Airport are the most comfortable method of transportation to get to your destination in the city after you land. These shuttles have the capacity to accommodate a maximum of 8 people and provide door-to-door transportation. This service offers a stress-free way to get to the city, departing soon after you land. To book the airport shuttle service you need to make a reservation at least one week before your flight.  

Train (S-Bahn)

Trains depart from the train station located right next to the airport and provide transportation to the central railway station, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof. There are two lines that run from the airport to the city. The Intercity (IC) line runs every 20-30 minutes. The inter-city train lines S5 and S5x run every 30 minutes and pass through the Leipzig Messe Train Station. The S5 or S5x trains are more affordable than the IC trains.

The S-Bahn train runs north to south in Leipzig, passing through the city center and stopping at the main train station, Bayerischer Train Station, and underground stations in Markt and Wilhelm-Leuschner Platz.

These trains also provide transportation to other parts of the city such as Connewitz, Stötteritz, Thekla and Miltitzer Allee.  


Buses are another transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport. Buses run every 30 minutes and take approximately 30 minutes to get to the city center. There over 30 bus lines that operate throughout the city. Keep in mind that bus fares are more expensive when compared to the train. Most buses operate from 5:30 am to midnight.

The night bus, Nachtbus, begins operating after midnight. There are 10 night buses that operate throughout the city; these buses are appropriately named, from N1 to N10. These buses provide transportation between the city center and remote areas of the city. The majority of these buses overlap with certain sections of the main tram network.


Unfortunately there is no direct access to the airport by tram. However, the tram is frequently used for urban transportation. The tram provides access to many central parts of the city. There are many trams that operate throughout the day, running every 30 minutes and even more frequently during peak hours. After midnight the tram runs every hour. The tram fare is cheaper when compared to trains.

After 8 pm passengers must enter the vehicle through the front door and show the driver their ticket. There are a total of 13 tram lines that operate throughout the city.

The tram network is shaped like a star with a circle in the middle. The tram network runs from the outskirts of the city into the city center.

Rental Car

There are various rental car companies located at the airport. You can rent a car once you land or book a vehicle in advance by making a reservation online. However, keep in mind that there is heavy traffic in the city and access to parts of the city by car is limited. Therefore we wouldn’t recommend renting a car because it isn’t the best way to get around in the city.


Taxis are a convenient transportation alternative to get to the city center. Taxis are readily available in front of Terminal B. However taxi fares are quite expensive and a taxi to the city center takes about as long as the train does. 

Transportation to Halle from the airport

One of the most practical transportation alternatives to get to Halle from the airport is by train. Another practical option is to utilize the shuttle services provided by the airport. You can also get to the city by taxi or rental car.


Just like in Leipzig, there are special shuttle services organized by the airport that provide door-to-door transportation. These vehicles have a maximum passenger capacity of 8 people. To use this service you need to make a reservation at least one week before your flight.

Train (S-Bahn)

After you land you can access the train by following the signs that read “Airport Central Train Station”. Trains run about every 30 minutes and get to the city center in approximately 11 minutes. You can purchase tickets for the train at the station.

The train is referred to as the S-Bahn. The S7 line provides transportation between the following stations: Halle-Nietleben, Halle-Neustadt, Halle Zscherbener Straße, Halle Südstadt, Halle-Silberhöhe, Halle Rosengarten, and Halle (Saale) Hauptbahnhof.


Buses also have an important role in urban transportation in the city. In fact there are inter-city buses you can take to travel to neighboring cities, especially from Halle to Leipzig. If you are planning on going to a city near Halle then consider taking the bus.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another transportation alternative to get to the city. There are various rental car companies located at the airport. You can also book your vehicle in advance by making a reservation online.


Taxis are a comfortable transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport. You can find taxis waiting outside of Terminal B.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

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The flight distance between Borkum-Leipzig/Halle is 430 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 20 minutes.

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