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Transportation to Leipzig/Halle Airport from the City Center

Located in the Saxony state of Germany, Leipzig is the state’s largest city and a fairly advanced industrial city. Halle is another city located in Saxony that is much smaller than Leipzig. These two cities share a common airport. Those who want to travel to Leipzig or Halle fly into Leipzig/Halle Airport.

Exploring the city of Leipzig by bike has become a very popular and frequently used alternative to public transportation. The city is filled with rivers and canals and designated bike paths in many areas. There are many other public transportation alternatives in the city. The tram network provides access to most parts 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 that 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 the airport from Leipzig

There are many transportation alternatives to get to Leipzig/Halle Airport from downtown Leipzig. The airport is accessible by airport shuttles, public transportation options such as trains or buses, taxis, and rental cars.


There are special shuttle services organized by Leipzig/Halle Airport. These shuttles pick you up from your location and provide convenient transportation directly to the airport. Getting to the airport using this service is incredibly reliable. These shuttle vehicles have the capacity to accommodate a maximum of 8 passengers. If you want to get to and from the airport using this service then you have to make a reservation at least one week before your flight.

Train (S-Bahn)

Taking the train to the airport is a practical and cost-effective transportation alternative. Trains depart from the main train station, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof, and provide transportation to the train station located in close proximity to the airport. There are two different train lines that run from the city to the airport.  

The Intercity (IC) line departs from the main train station every 20 minutes or 30 minutes depending on the hour, and provides transportation to the airport. The inter-city train lines S5 and S5x run every 30 minutes and pass through the Leipzig Messe Train Station. These trains get to the airport from the city in 18 minutes. 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 airport from the city center. Buses depart from the city center every 30 minutes and take approximately 30 minutes to get to the airport. In addition to buses to the airport there over 30 bus lines that operate throughout the city. Keep in mind that bus fares to the airport 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

You can rent a car from Rent a Car offices located throughout the city or by making a reservation online in advance. 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, especially if you are staying in a central location in the city, since accessing the airport from central areas using public transportation is very easy.


Taxis are a very convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport. There are many taxi stands located throughout the city. You can also hail a cab from the street very easily. However taxi fares are quite expensive and a taxi to the airport takes about as long as the train does.  

Transportation to the airport from Halle

The most preferred transportation alternative to get to the airport from downtown Halle is by train. Alternatively, you can also evaluate special shuttle services arranged by the airport. The airport is also accessible 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 operate according to flight departure times, so they offer reliable transportation to the airport. 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)

Trains are another convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport from Halle. Trains depart from the main train station in the city and provide easy transportation directly to the airport train station. Trains run about every 30 minutes and get to the airport in approximately 11 minutes. The train is referred to as the S-Bahn, not only Halle but in all of Germany. The S7 line provides transportation from the city to 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.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another transportation alternative to get to the airport. There are Rent a Car offices located throughout the city. You can also reserve a vehicle online in advance.


Taxis are the most practical and convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport from the city center. You can easily get a cab from one of the many cab stands located throughout the city.  

Airport Information

Leipzig/Halle Airport is located in the Schkeuditz town in the German state of Saxony. The airport serves domestic and international air travel out of one passenger terminal. Leipzig/Halle Airport not only serves the cities of Leipzig and Halle but neighboring cities as well.

Leipzig/Halle Airport is the 13th largest airport in Germany. The airport offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flight needs. There are a variety of eating and drinking venues located in Terminal B and the Central Terminal.

Venues where you can get a bite to eat or something to drink include Bistro “Ju 52”, Marché Cliccadou Bar, Marché Express Bar, Marché Restaurant, Panini Backhop and Wiener Bakery. Stores where you can go shopping include Christel D. shoes & fashion, Eckert Presse & Buch and Airport market Ringeltaube.

The airport contains a Duty Free shop where you can find quality products at affordable prices.

The airport also features a flight simulator in the arrivals hall for adventure lovers, a viewing platform where passengers can overlook the runways and taxiways, and offers passengers the opportunity to take a tour of the airport. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Transportation to Jacksonville (Jacksonville Executive - Craig Municipal) City Center from Airport

There are quite a few transport options you can take just past luggage claim such as taxis, car rentals, airport shuttles and limousines. If you are planning to rent a car when you are at the airport, you can pick up your car from a number of international car rental agencies and make your way to the city center. If you want to take a taxi then you can pick one of the taxis that are waiting outside the terminal 24/7. If you prefer to rent one of the limousines for some comfort and privilege then you can do so at the airport every day of the week at almost every hour. Although taxis, limousines, and rental vehicles stand out in terms of comfort, the prices of these vehicles can be quite high for passengers traveling on a budget or in large groups. Shuttle services are another fast alternative that are also more affordable.

Car Rental

For passengers who wish to travel to the center by renting a car from Jacksonville International Airport, the airport has internationally recognized car such as Alamo, Enterprise, AVIS, National, Thrifty, Hertz, Budget and Dollar. You can call (904) 240-3288 prior to your flight and get more information from Alamo and National, if you want to use Avis Rent A Car you can call (904) 741-2327, (904) 741-9910 for Budget, (800) 800-4000 for Dollar, and (904) 741-6390 for Enterprise. Once you have your car, exit the airport and follow the signs. Thi should take you to the city center in not too much time.


Taxis are waiting for passengers who prefer not to rent a car all day long at the airport; you only need to tell the driver where you want to go. If you want to use Gator City Taxi, you can contact them on (904) 999-9999 before you arrive. Taxis are one of the best choices for you to transport heavy luggage items. You can tip a few dollars over the fare of the meter, or a percentage of it, since it’s customary to tip taxi drivers in the USA.

Shuttle Services

Jacksonville International Airport has convenient, affordable and fast with shuttle services to the city center. Passengers traveling from the airport to the center, as well as travelers arriving with the organizations can use the services by calling 800-258-3826 or 1-800-410-4444 to make a reservation. Shuttle services usually do not have a specific time and route.

Airport Services

There are also special airport services, for passengers who might prefer it, on the ground floor of Jacksonville International Airport. You can travel to the city center for a fixed fare by making an arrangement with one of these services. They can bring you up to a certain point in the city center or can go to the front of your hotel in the center depending on which you choose. Prices for these services at Jacksonville International Airport are generally more affordable than luxury limousines or taxis so you can go easy on your budget with this option.

Hotel Services

You can get to the city center using hotel shuttles if you are staying at a hotel. Although this isn’t available from all hotels, some may provide this service for a pre-determined price or even for free. You can be at your hotel in minutes after a tiring journey using these services. Hotel services, like many other transport options, take passengers from the short-term waiting area at the exit of the airport terminal. If you wish to reach the city center by using hotel services then you should contact your hotel to get information. Remember to departure times if they are specific.

Limousine Rental

You can experience the pleasure of traveling with these comfortable vehicles from the airport by making arrangements with limousine rental companies located at the airport or by making an online reservation beforehand. Those who want to get to city center by renting a limousine from Jacksonville Airport have to pay a little more for it. However limousine prices are not particularly high at short distances, and if you are travelling heavy, this should not pose a difficulty.

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2017

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The flight distance between Leipzig/Halle-Jacksonville (Jacksonville Executive - Craig Municipal) is 7654 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 9 hour 30 minutes.

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