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There are 3 ways to get from Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) by train, bus or car

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Jena bus station to Leipzig central train station

Drive

  1. Drive from Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ)

Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) by train

The train journey time between Jena and Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is around 1h 42m and covers a distance of around 102 km. This includes an average layover time of around 11 min. Operated by ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH, Abellio, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) train service departs from Jena Paradies and arrives in Leipzig/Halle Flughafen. Typically 276 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

276 Weekly Trains
1h 42m Average Duration
€17 Cheapest Price
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Jena → Leipzig Airport (LEJ)
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The cheapest way to get from Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is to drive which costs €10 - €16 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is to drive which costs €10 - €16 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ). However, there are services departing from Jena Paradies and arriving at Leipzig/Halle Flughafen via Halle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 42m.

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The distance between Jena and Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is 70 km. The road distance is 84.7 km.

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The best way to get from Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) without a car is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs €17 - €50.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ), including transfers.

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Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) train services, operated by ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH, depart from Jena Paradies station.

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The best way to get from Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs €17 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €16 and takes 1h 51m.

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Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) train services, operated by ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH, arrive at Halle(Saale)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is 85 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Jena to Leipzig Airport (LEJ).

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  • Distance: 70.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 42m

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

ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH operates a train from Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf hourly, and the journey takes 1h 21m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Jena bus station to Leipzig central train station 4 times a day. Tickets cost €7 - €10 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

Train operators
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Jena Paradies to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Jena bus station to Leipzig central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
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.
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