There are 4 ways to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies Ice 1517 / ...

$37 - $57

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Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Halle to Jena, Jena central bus station N50

$19 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus Deinbus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig to Jena

$20 - $29

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena 60.5 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena. However, there are services departing from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen and arriving at Jena Paradies via Leipzig Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Leipzig Airport (LEJ) and Jena is 70 km. The road distance is 96.9 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena without a car is to train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena, including transfers.

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Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena is to train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Jena Paradies station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena is 97 km. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena.

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There are 218+ hotels available in Jena. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena.
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  • Distance: 43.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

What companies run services between Leipzig Airport (LEJ), Germany and Jena, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Jena once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Halle to Jena, Jena central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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