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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 Kabul City Center from Airport

Kabul, Afghanistan's capital and largest city, is a city developed economically and culturally thanks to the Hayber Pass which connects Pakistan and Afghanistan. Babylon Gardens, Kabul Zoo, Bala Hisar, Ghazi Stadium, Kabul Museum, Darul Aman Palace, Afghan National Gallery are among the places you can see in Kabul, which hosts many civilizations.

You need to get a visa before traveling to Kabul. Private, service and regular passport holders are subjected to a visa. Diplomatic passport holders can be considered immune from visa for 90 days. In case you plan to travel to Kabul, Kabul International Airport (Hamid Karzai International Airport) will welcome you.

It is possible to travel to Kabul through direct and indirect flights with many airlines, especially Turkish Airlines (THY), from Turkey. You can reach Kabul from Istanbul in about 5 hours by plane.

One flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Kabul is carried out every day. It is also possible to have an indirect flight between Istanbul and Kabul.

Emirates and Flydubai fly from Istanbul to Kabul in connection with Dubai. Kabul International Airport is not too far from the city center. You can take a bus, taxi, private car or walk to the airport terminal. But let's also point out that reaching the terminal by foot may be dangerous.

The currency you will use for transportation will be the Afghan Afghani (AFN). Do not forget that 1 Turkish Lira is approximately 23 Afghanis.


Buses are the most commonly used means of transportation in Kabul. The one-way fare for these buses that provide transportation from the airport to the city is 15-20 Afghanis. If you want to travel by bus from the airport to the city, you should definitely have a booklet with language help; because the routes and numbers are written in the local language may not be very clear for the foreign tourists. For this reason, using a helpful booklet can make your job easier.


If you want to reach Kabul International Airport from Kabul city center in a comfortable way, you can use taxi. You can reach the city center in a very short time by taking a taxi among the ones waiting outside the airport terminal. You can reach the city center by taxi paying between 25-30 Turkish Liras.

Car Rental

You can also get to the city center of Kabul from the airport by renting a private car. Car rental companies at Kabul International Airport would like to see your driver's license before delivering the car to you.  

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2017

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For Leipzig/Halle-Kabul flights, you can use Leipzig - Halle Airport, Leipzig Railway Station as departure airport, and Kabul Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Leipzig/Halle-Kabul and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Leipzig/Halle-Kabul is 4876 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 6 hour .

Which day is the most convenient for Leipzig/Halle-Kabul flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Leipzig/Halle-Kabul flights is Monday.

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