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Extended Leipzig Resource Info

Extended Leipzig Resource Info

Flights


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.


Coaches


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

National Express

Altenburg-Nobitz Airport


Trains


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)


Airports


Leipzig-Altenburg

& connection bus into Leipzig centre: Thüsac

Leipzig-Halle

Berlin Schoenefeld (Brandenburg) & Tegel


Hotels Leipzig


bookings.de

hotel.de

leipzig.de

Hotel finder

hotels.de

hrs.de


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

& 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)


lvb.de

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

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 ~ 17:43 Fri 11 Oct 2013