Leipzig and New York airports and terminals
Airports in Leipzig , DE
Leipzig Arpt (LEJ)
Distance from City Center: 8.1 miles
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Flights to New York
Flying from Leipzig
Leipzig/Halle Airport provides service for the more than 500,000 residents of the city and is located in the Saxony state of Germany. This airport is near the Schkeuditz motorway, which is approximately 11 miles from the city's center. Those wishing to take advantage of cheap flights from Leipzig can do so by reserving a flight on Orbitz.com. Airlines providing flights from Leipzig include Air Berlin, Germanwings, Lufthansa, Sky airlines and Tunis Air. Over two million passengers a year fly into and out of the region using Leipzig/Halle Airport.
Parking at Leipzig/Halle Airport
Ample parking is provided at Leipzig/Halle Airport. Over 5,000 available parking spaces are split between one multi-story structure, four long-term parking lots and one short-term parking lot. The short-term lot contains 2,000 spaces, with free parking available for up to 20 minutes. After the 20-minute period, the price is $6 for two hours, then $2.50 for each hour thereafter for up to eight hours. After eight hours, you must pay the daily rate of $27. The short-term car park is only $6 for the first two hours and $3.60 for each additional hour for up to eight hours. After eight hours, daily rates begin at $33. Long-term parking starts at $25 a day. Payment is due upon collection of your vehicle.
Transportation to Leipzig/Halle Airport
Transportation to the airport from the city center is easy to arrange using either German Railway's Airport Express or the city taxis. Train service from Leipzig Main Station is available each half-hour, and getting to the airport takes only 14 minutes. Taxis take approximately 30 minutes and cost about $37.
A Meal before Leaving
Leipzig/Haille Airport does not have a dining facility, but before catching your flight, you can grab a bite to eat in town. Bellini's is known for its coffee and offers delicious soups and entrees. It's a great place for those on the run to grab a quick meal or a tasty sandwich. Book cheap flights from Leipzig on Orbitz.com if you want to save on air travel.
New York Airport Information
There are two major airports, John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia, that service travelers flying into New York City. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flights to New York, you will be able to choose from almost every major domestic and international air passenger carrier. LaGuardia Airport is roughly nine miles east of Manhattan, while JFK is almost 20 miles to the southeast. If you can't find the flight that you want, you can also fly into Newark International Airport, roughly 19 miles northeast of Manhattan.
Ground Transportation in New York
New York has plenty of public transportation, so getting around should be fairly easy. If you fly into LaGuardia, you will have to take a taxi, bus, or shared van for at least a portion of the trip, because there is no rail or subway service from the airport. Expect a cab ride from LaGuardia to Manhattan to cost anywhere from $20 to $40. Although JFK is further from the city, you can hop on the AirTrain, which will take you to the subway or the Long Island Railroad. If you choose to take a cab from JFK into Manhattan, expect to pay $45 or more for the ride. You will also be responsible for any tolls that are incurred during the trip. If you use Orbitz.com to book your hotel, you may be able to find one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
New York Area Weather Information
New York tends to be cold in the winter, wet in the spring and humid in the summer. Winter temperatures fluctuate between the 20s and 30s, while summer temperatures can soar to the 90s. New York City averages 27 inches of snow each winter, so be sure to pack your parka and snow boots if you plan to be there between November and February. Use the Orbitz.com travel planner to put together your itinerary and choose a temperate time to visit the city.
What to Do in New York
New York City is an urban adventurer's paradise. From the theaters on Broadway to the lights in Times Square, there is are activities for all ages. Go skating in Central Park, take a horse-and-buggy ride around Central Park South or go shopping on Fifth Avenue. Although New York is home to some of the finest restaurants on the east coast, don't forget to try the rich variety of street foods that are available. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for budget flights to New York.
Flight schedule for flights from Leipzig to New York on Sat, Feb 28, 2015
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Lufthansa/Singapore Airlines||LH157/SQ26||LEJ||6:15 AM||JFK||11:15 AM||733/388||11hr 0min|
|Lufthansa/Lufthansa||LH157/LH400||LEJ||6:15 AM||JFK||1:45 PM||733/346||13hr 30min|
|Lufthansa/United Airlines||LH157/UA8841||LEJ||6:15 AM||JFK||1:45 PM||733/346||13hr 30min|
|Lufthansa/United Airlines||LH159/UA8841||LEJ||8:20 AM||JFK||1:45 PM||319/346||11hr 25min|
|Lufthansa/Lufthansa||LH159/LH400||LEJ||8:20 AM||JFK||1:45 PM||319/346||11hr 25min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA9007/UA8841||LEJ||8:20 AM||JFK||1:45 PM||319/346||11hr 25min|
|Lufthansa/Lufthansa||LH2165/LH410||LEJ||8:55 AM||JFK||3:45 PM||CR9/333||12hr 50min|
|Lufthansa/United Airlines||LH2165/UA8871||LEJ||8:55 AM||JFK||3:45 PM||CR9/333||12hr 50min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA9427/UA8871||LEJ||8:55 AM||JFK||3:45 PM||CR9/333||12hr 50min|
|Lufthansa/Air France||LH161/AF3660||LEJ||11:15 AM||JFK||4:45 PM||735/76W||11hr 30min|
|Lufthansa/Delta Air Lines||LH161/DL107||LEJ||11:15 AM||JFK||4:45 PM||735/76W||11hr 30min|
|Lufthansa/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||LH161/KL6107||LEJ||11:15 AM||JFK||4:45 PM||735/76W||11hr 30min|
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