Information (day/night): 011500 or 19292
Medical emergency service (around the clock): 97109
Getting there - by car
From the north on the A9, exit Leipzig-West, or at Schkeuditzer cross on the A14 (towards Dresden) and at the exit Leipzig-Mitte on the B 2. From the south, move at the interchange Rippachtal from the A9 to the A38, towards Leipzig/Lützen, Exit Leipzig-South and follow the signs to the B 2 in the City.
Getting there - by train
From Berlin, the train to Leipzig takes one, from Cologne 5 and from Munich 4.5 hours. In Leipzig, a modern shopping center is located in the station. There are taxi ranks in front of the gates at the east and west sides. The tram-stop is outside the main entrance. The station is located in the City.
Getting there - by plane
The airport Leipzig/Halle at the Schkeuditzer cross is easily reached via the A9 and the A14. Check-in at the central terminal, arrival and departure at Terminal B (here, you find also the airport information desk, Phone 2241155). Through the elongated glass tube of the central terminal with shops and restaurants, you get to the airport station. By Airport Express Train, it takes 15 minutes to Leipzig central station (3,40 Euro). Taxis are available outside Terminal B. For the trip, which takes 40 minutes, you pay about 25 Euro.
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The Leipzig Card offers free travel on buses and trains and price advantages of up to 50 percent in museums, theaters and on sightseeing tours. It comes as a day ticket (8.90 Euro) or 3-day pass (18,50 Euro) and you get it in hotels and at the Leipzig Tourist Service (Richard-Wagner-Straße 1).
Leipzig Tourist Service e. V.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 09.30-18.00, Sat 09.30-16.00, Sun to 15.00 o`clock (Nov-Feb 10.00-18.00 o`clock)
Address: Richard-Wagner-Straße 1
Phone: 7104260 or 7104266
Getting there: Tram (1, 3, 4, 7, 9-16): Main station
Code of Leipzig in Germany: 0341
POST Main Branch
Central with Postbank, parcel acceptance and stamp machine.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 09.00-20.00, Sat 09.00-15.00 o`clock
Address: Augustus Platz 1-4
Getting there: Tram (4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16): Augustusplatz
The Leipzig transport companies operate buses and trams. Single tickets (for one hour, with permission to change) is available for 1,80 Euro. A day ticket for 5,20 Euro takes you through the city. Schedules at http://www.lvb.de.
The oldest taxi radio-center of Leipzig (Phone 4884) and the Löwen Taxi (Phone 982222) also give information on arrival and departure times at the airport.
Address: Hainstraße 1
Getting there: Tram (1, 3, 4, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15): Goerdelerring