Rent a car Leipzig Airport - a convenient location for car hire in eastern Germany
Leipzig Airport - LEJ is an international airport serving the states of Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt in the eastern part of Germany. The airport is located between the cities of Leipzig and Halle (in approx. 13 miles and 17 miles distance, respectively).
Leipzig Airport operates a flights to many tourist destinations in Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Egypt, as well as domestic routes to Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne/Bonn and Stuttgart. In late 2013 flight from UK to Leipzig were available with the low-cost carrier Ryanair, with departures from London-Stansted.
Leipzig Airport is also a major cargo hub for DHL and a base for EU and NATO military aircrafts.
Leipzig Airport car hire - drive from Leipzig/Halle Airport
Many passengers arriving at Leipzig/Halle opt for airport car hire as a convenient and inexpensive way of traveling to their final destination.
The airport offers a good choice of car hire services and access to a well-developed network of motorways.
Leipzig can be reached quickly and easily from the airport via major motorway A14 bypassing the city.
See map of major roads in Leipzig area.
The A14, as well as another important motorway running by the airport, the A9, provide access to several cities in Germany and abroad, in Poland and Czech Republic.
Road distances from Leipzig
See below approximate road distances from Leipzig:
- distance Leipzig - Halle: 44km/27 mi
- distance Leipzig - Dresden: 112 km/70 mi
- distance Leipzig - Magdeburg: 125 km/77 mi
- distance Leipzig - Chemnitz: 84 km/52 mi
- distance Leipzig - Hanover: 265 km/164 mi
- distance Leipzig - Berlin: 190 km/118 mi
- distance Leipzig - Wroclaw (Poland): 270 km/167 mi
- distance Leipzig - Prague (Czech Republic): 260 km/162 mi
Cheap car hire Leipzig Airport - compare prices before booking
It is always a good idea to get quotes for car hire from different suppliers before booking. Internet search engines of car hire, such as Cartrawler Germany provide a quick and efficient online comparison tool, allowing you to check prices and rental conditions in many rent-a-car companies at Leipzig/Halle Airport.
Usually, the cheapest rental cars in Leipzig Airport can be found with prices starting from approx. £ 130 for a 7-days rental of a smallest city car, such as Peugeot 107 or similar. If you are planning longer trips and look for more comfort of driving on long distances, a popular VW Golf (or similar) is often available to rent at Leipzig Airport for around £ 145 for a week.
Larger groups of travelers can expect to find offers of minivan/MPV to hire in Leipzig from about £ 290 for a 7-days rental of the cheapest 7-seater (5+2), usually a VW Touran or similar.
Car hire companies Leipzig Airport
At Leipzig/Halle Airport you will find both global and local car rental providers, amongst them: Avis Rent A Car, Budget, Europcar, Sixt, Hertz, Caro Autovermietung and Aznur Autovermietung.