The A9, A14 and A38 (Leipzig - Göttingen) motorways connect Leipzig woth other parts of Germany We recommend the following routes into the city centre:
- From Berlin and Magdeburg: approach on the A14, leaving at junction 'Leipzig-Mitte' (Leipzig City Centre)
- From Dresden: approach on the A14, leaving at junction 'Leipzig-Ost' (Leipzig East)
- From Munich and Erfurt: approach on the A38, leaving at junction 'Leipzig - Südwest' (Leipzig South West)
The Leipzig/Halle Airport is situated close to the Schkeuditzer Kreuz (A 9, A 14) motorway junction. Distance to Leipzig: 18 km.
The Leipzig/Halle Airport provides direct connections to cities in Germany and the rest of Europe, including Düsseldorf, Frankfurt/Main, Cologne/Bonn, Munich, Paris, Stuttgart, London, Rome and Vienna. Further European and worldwide destinations can be reached via hubs such as Frankfurt/Main and Munich.
Located right in the center of the city, Leipzig Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) is long established as one of the key hubs of the German railway network.
For long-distance travel the ICE-, IC-, EC-, CityNightLine- and DB NachtZug (sleeper) connections provide good and fast route options from north to south and east to west. ICE lines run hourly from Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Erfurt, Munich, Nuremberg and Dresden direct to Leipzig. There are non-stop IC routes to Magdeburg, Hanover, Bremen and Dortmund.
Local trains provide direct connections to all the larger towns within the surrounding area.