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There are 8 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly from London Heathrow

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leipzig (LEJ)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dortmund central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund central bus station to Halle

Fly from London City

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Leipzig (LEJ)

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf

Train via Cologne

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen

Bus via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Leipzig Airport (LEJ)

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Leipzig Airport (LEJ)

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) by train and subway

The journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is around 11h 36m and covers a distance of around 1163 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 14m. Operated by Heathrow Express, Elizabeth Line, London Underground (Tube) and others, the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) service departs from London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station and arrives in Leipzig/Halle Flughafen. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Services
11h 36m Average Duration
€240 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is to bus, which costs £45 - £80 and takes 21h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is to fly which costs £90 - £280 and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Leipzig Airport (LEJ). However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station and arriving at Leipzig/Halle Flughafen via Paddington, London St Pancras Intl, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Halle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 36m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is 877 km.

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) without a car is to train which takes 11h 36m and costs £200 - £550.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leipzig (LEJ), including transfers and time at the airport.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Intl station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is to fly which takes 3h 20m and costs £90 - £280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £200 - £550 and takes 11h 36m, you could also bus, which costs £45 - £80 and takes 21h 6m.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Leipzig Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is 1h ahead of London Heathrow Airport (LHR). It is currently 12:44 AM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and 1:44 AM in Leipzig Airport (LEJ).

Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ).
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  • Distance: 877.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Leipzig Airport (LEJ), Germany?

Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and five other airlines fly from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) via London Paddington Train Station, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Intl, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Halle in around 11h 36m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from London City to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €900
Flights from London City to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€250 - €1100
Flights from London City to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€250 - €1100
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from London City to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €470
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Dortmund central bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund central bus station to Halle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
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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Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€98
Standard Car - Premium
€156

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Halle(Saale)Hbf station.

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Lufthansa offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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