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Washington DC to Leipzig Flights
The Best DC Airports
Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.
Long-Term Parking Options
The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.
Public Transportation Choices
The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.
Places to Eat
Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.
Leipzig Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Leipzig, the largest city in the German state of Saxony. Visitors to Leipzig can purchase low fare tickets to Leipzig/Halle Airport, also known as Schkeuditz Airport, located at Terminalring 11 in Schkeuditz. The airport is approximately 13 miles northwest from Leipzig's downtown area. More than 20 airlines offer regular and seasonal domestic service to cities in Germany and international service throughout Europe. These airlines include Air Berlin, German Sky Airlines, Lufthansa and Ryanair.
Leipzig/Halle Airport Transportation Options
One of the easiest and most economical ways to get from Leipzig/Halle Airport to downtown Leipzig is to take the train. Trains run every 30 minutes and cost approximately €3.60 per adult. The ride downtown takes approximately 15 minutes. Taxis are also available. A trip from the airport to the downtown area should cost less than €20, depending upon your final destination. Renting a car is an option, but parking fees are expensive and traffic is a problem in this city. Many hotels offer airport shuttle service to airline passengers.
Weather Information for Leipzig
Leipzig experiences four full seasons. Summers can be hot, with high temperatures reaching 85 ºF. Freezing temperatures are not uncommon during the winter. The area receives significant snowfall, which can stay on the ground for weeks. Even during the city's coldest months, Leipzig is still a popular travel destination, particularly during December when the area's famous Christmas market is open.
Popular Attractions in the Leipzig Area
Leipzig is a cultural and historical city. Popular area attractions include St. Thomas Church, the Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. Famous annual events include the International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition and the Johann Sebastian Bach festival. Orbitz.com can help you find deals on admission to area attractions as well as cheap flights to Leipzig from domestic or international locations.
Cheap flights from Washington DC to Leipzig
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Airports in Washington DC DC, US
Reagan Airport (DCA)
Distance from City Center: 3 miles
Dulles Airport (IAD)
Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles