Access & Transportation
Travelling to Leipzig
Leipzig can easily be reached by car, as it is very well connected with the Autobahn highway system.
The nearest Autobahn highways are A14 (North, Northeast), A9 (West) and A38 (South).
Leipzig's Hauptbahnhof is the largest terminal railway station in Europe with 26 platforms, and also includes a large shopping mall. Deutsche Bahn operates regular train service between Leipzig and nearby cities. High speed express trains are available to major cities in Germany including Frankfurt (Euro 72, 3.5 hours), Munich (Euro 89, 4.5 hours), Hamburg (Euro 93, 3 hours), and Dresden (Euro 20, 90 minutes). Rates are indicative only.
Leipzig/Halle Airport, sometimes called Schkeuditz Airport, is 22km northwest of central Leipzig. Trains run between the airport and the city every 30 minutes; the trip takes 14 minutes and costs Euro 3.60.
The following airlines operate service to/from Leipzig/Halle Airport: Air Berlin, Air France, Air Via, Austrian Airlines (Vienna), Condor, Croatia Airlines, Germanwings, Germania, Hamburg International, Lufthansa, Nouvelair, Pegasus Airlines, Ryanair, Sky Airlines, SunExpress, TUIfly, Tunis Air, Turkish Airlines, XL Airways Germany.
Berlin's airports are just two hours away by train and offer more options. As an intercontinental flyer you should also consider Frankfurt. During daytime, hourly direct trains take you from the airport station Frankfurt Flughafen Fernbahnhof to Leipzig Hauptbahnhof in about 4 hours for 74 Euro.
Free Public Transport Pass
All delegates are offered a public transport pass valid during the Congress dates (airport not included). To receive your pass please exchange your “transportation voucher” for the pass at the Bag & Transportation pass delivery desk within the Registration area.