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

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Train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Neustadt(Orla) Re

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Jena Paradies Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jena, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof 820

Bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig central train station to Jena bus station N780
  2. Take the bus from Jena, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof 820

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Schleiz 111.3 km

€12 - €18

Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Schleiz by train and bus

The journey time between Leipzig Airport (LEJ) and Schleiz is around 3h 19m and covers a distance of around 148 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 44m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, DB Regio AG Südost, Erfurter Bahn and others, the Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Schleiz service departs from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen and arrives in Schleiz, Busbahnhof. Typically 57 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 19m
Fastest journey time:
2h 44m
Journey distance:
148 km
Services per week:
57
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:20
Last service departs at:
21:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Schleiz train and bus schedules

Leipzig Airport (LEJ) → Schleiz
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Schleiz is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Schleiz is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Schleiz is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 30 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Schleiz is to drive which costs €12 - €18 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Schleiz is to drive which costs €12 - €18 and takes 58 min.

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The distance between Leipzig Airport (LEJ) and Schleiz is 98 km. The road distance is 111.3 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Schleiz without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Schleiz, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Schleiz is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 6m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Schleiz is 111 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Schleiz.

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  • Distance: 98.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 4m

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

Erfurter Bahn operates a train from Leipzig Hbf to Neustadt(Orla) hourly, and the journey takes 1h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Schleiz via Leipzig Hbf, Leipzig central train station, and Jena, Busbahnhof in around 5h 6m.

Train operators
Erfurter Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)361 74207 250
Email
kundencenter@erfurter-bahn.de
Website
erfurter-bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Neustadt(Orla)
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erfurter Bahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Halle to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
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 Halle(Saale)Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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 Halle(Saale)Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Kombus
Phone
03671 / 5251999
Email
service@kombus-online.de
Website
kombus-online.eu
Bus from Jena, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Kombus
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 Leipzig central train station to Jena bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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