Infrastructure - traffic
Since the beginnings of long-distance trade, Leipzig has benefited from its advantageous position within the trans-European transport network.
The city's location at the crossing of two continental trade routes catalysed the rise of the Leipzig Fair more than 800 years ago. Nowadays, at the dawn of the 21st century, roads, railways and air routes are all being improved to meet future needs and to tap the enormous potential Leipzig can mobilise within the expanded European Union.
Efficient transport links and the seamless, compact networking of individual modes of transport are one of the key factors in the further successful economic development of the entire region.
Leipzig – outstanding transport links:
- A compact city that can be easily reached by road, rail or air
- The city centre is just 15 minutes away from Leipzig/Halle Airport by train
- Rail travellers arrive right in the heart of the city