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Extended Leipzig Resource Info

Extended Leipzig Resource Info


Air Berlin (either Manchester to Leipzig via Stansted or direct to Berlin)

Ryanair (Stansted to Altenburg-Leipzig) (I know people got return flights for £34) or (East Midlands to Berlin @ see coach to airport link) or (Stansted-Berlin)

Hapag-Lloyd Express (Manchester to Stuttgart, Cologne-Bonn, Hannover. Stuttgart to Leipzig available)

British Airways (Manchester to Berlin. Web tickets not available until 39 days before date)

For all other combinations (eg. Manchester-Berlin via Amsterdam with KLM, Manchester-Leipzig via Zurich with Swissair etc.) go to:

Cheap Flights or lastminute.com

Essentially, if you can’t fly to Leipzig, the next best trick is fly to Berlin and get a train South. This is remarkably easy whether arriving at Berlin Schonefeld or Tegel. Info available on the following website:

Berlin Airport also see trains

N.B. Berlin Schonefeld is being re-branded Berlin Brandenburg, don’t get confused.


Euroline coaches will take up to 30 hours to get to Leipzig from Manchester.

National Express

Altenburg-Nobitz Airport


If you are travelling to Leipzig over land, we would recommend that you book your train tickets in advance on the website, because it is a lot cheaper and a lot easier. Just print your ticket and travel itinerary off on your own printer. PLEASE NOTE. You must have your credit/debit card that you bought your travel tickets with you for inspection on the train.

Berlin to Leipzig is approx 1.30-2hrs, prices as cheap as 22€ return go to:

Die Bahn

Leipzig-Halle Airport (Train Information)



& connection bus into Leipzig centre: Thüsac


Berlin Schoenefeld (Brandenburg) & Tegel

Hotels Leipzig




Hotel finder



N.B. Also refer to the pdf file "Bed Down in Leipzig"

For great value accommodation organised by Lokomotive Leipzig go to:

LOK Forum

N.B. There is very good information for FC United Supporters here, kindly set up by Lokomotive Supporters.

Package Flight/Hotel Deals

Dertour are offering packages. They are not the cheapest option, but they can organise flight/hotel packages. Please quote FC United c/o Lawrence Peachey when booking. Call 0870 142 0952 or email peachey@dertour.co.uk

Official Leipzig Site

Why not order some free literature?


& Leipzig Tourist Info

Download pdf files (incl. hotels, maps, guide etc.)

The Leipzig Card - Travel card (also pdf tram/bus maps)

Leipzig card info incl. @ Tram map<

Maps of Leipzig

City Centre Plan

City Map

Tram Map

Travelling in Leipzig - Trams (Also see maps/Leipzig Card)


Travelling to Bruno Plache Stadium - From Leipzig Main Station (Hauptbahnhof)

Take tram number 15 to "Probstheida/Meusdorf". You can get this just outside the main entrance to the station. Get off the tram at stop "Probstheida" (12th stop). Go right and walk the Dösner Straße for 400 meters.

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First Posted ~ 19:05 Tue 1 Mar 2011
News ID ~ 302
Last Updated ~ 14:52 Mon 21 May 2018