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There are 9 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  •  3h 30m

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

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Train to London Stansted, fly  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 & 3 to Liverpool Street Station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Leipzig (LEJ) STN - LEJ

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Fly from London City  •  6h 19m

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

Train via Cologne  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen 55

Train  •  14h 11m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen 55 / ...

Bus  •  18h 38m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Leipzig central train station N13 / ...

Bus, train  •  20h 24m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt - Airport BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Halle Flx10

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 50m

  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  •  11h 3m

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

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

The journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is around 13h 17m and covers a distance of around 1166 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 32m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) service departs from Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 & 3 and arrives in Leipzig/Halle Flughafen. Typically 46 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

46 Weekly Services
13h 17m Average Duration
€205 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is to bus which costs £45 - £80 and takes 18h 38m.

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The fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is to fly which takes 3h 30m and costs £100 - £370.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ). However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 & 3 and arriving at Leipzig/Halle Flughafen via London St Pancras Intl, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 17m.

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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 via Cologne which takes 13h 17m and costs £170 - £460.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m 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 30m and costs £100 - £370. Alternatively, you can train via Cologne, which costs £170 - £460 and takes 13h 17m, you could also bus, which costs £45 - £80 and takes 18h 38m.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Leipzig Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is 1h ahead of London Heathrow Airport (LHR). It is currently 7:03 AM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and 8:03 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 30m

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

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and two 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 King's Cross, London St Pancras Intl, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Köln Hbf in around 13h 17m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from London City to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Train operators
Elizabeth Line
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 & 3 to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/elizabeth-line/
Contactless Off Peak
€6 - €9
Contactless Peak
€9 - €14
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Website
https://www.eurostar.com/rw-en
Business Premier
€312 - €317
Standard
€115 - €125
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Website
https://www.eurostar.com/rw-en
Business Premier
€320 - €410
Standard
€130 - €190
Standard Premier
€180 - €240
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Köln Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €120
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€90 - €120
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt to Halle
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
https://www.flixtrain.com/
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
https://www.eurotunnel.com/uk/
Bus operators
Trans Nicolaescu
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Leipzig central train station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.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
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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Leipzig/Halle Flughafen station.

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Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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