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There are 4 ways to get from Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station by train, bus or car

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Train via Halle(Saale)Hbf

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf

Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Leipzig Messe

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station

Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station by train

The train journey time between Berlin Central Station and Leipzig/Halle Airport Station is around 1h 41m and covers a distance of around 182 km. This includes an average layover time of around 17 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 23m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Leipzig/Halle Flughafen. Typically 156 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 24m
Layover time:
17 min
Total time:
1h 41m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 23m
Train distance:
182 km
Trains per week:
156
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:27
Last train departs at:
22:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station train schedules

Trains departing Thursday, September 23, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station is to bus which costs €13 - €110 and takes 3h 38m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station is to train via Halle(Saale)Hbf which takes 1h 26m and costs €13 - €160.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Leipzig/Halle Flughafen via Halle(Saale)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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The distance between Berlin Central Station and Leipzig/Halle Airport Station is 145 km. The road distance is 175.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station without a car is to train via Halle(Saale)Hbf which takes 1h 26m and costs €13 - €160.

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It takes approximately 1h 26m to get from Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station, including transfers.

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Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station is to train via Halle(Saale)Hbf which takes 1h 26m and costs €13 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €110 and takes 3h 38m.

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Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Halle(Saale)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station is 175 km. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Berlin Central Station to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station.

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  • Distance: 145.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 26m

What companies run services between Berlin Central Station, Germany and Leipzig/Halle Airport Station, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 1h 9m. Seven other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Leipzig Messe every 4 hours. Tickets cost €11 - €14 and the journey takes 2h 10m. FlixBus-de also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle(Saale) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Leipzig Messe
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Leipzig, Messegelände
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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