There are 6 ways to get from Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Stuttgart  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Leipzig (LEJ) STR - LEJ

$47 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Nuremberg N42 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nurenberg to Leipzig/Halle Airport Station

$26 - $41

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Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ

$107 - $279

Train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice

$123 - $175

Train, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig Airport

$100 - $142

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) 292.3 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is to fly which costs 40€ - 140€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ). However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Leipzig/Halle Flughafen via Leipzig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is 365 km. The road distance is 467.6 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) without a car is to train which takes 5 h 29 min and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ), including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) is to fly which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 40€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Leipzig Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Leipzig Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ).
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  • Distance: 228.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

Eurowings, Lufthansa and Swiss fly from Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) every 3 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Stuttgart to Leipzig Airport (LEJ) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 18 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
deinbus.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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