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Arriving by car

Go towards the city centre and follow the signs to the Zoo. Please follow the guidance system to the car parks. You will find the Zoo multi-storey car park directly opposite the main entrance to the Kongresshalle. Here you can park your car in one of the 1,375 spaces round the clock (Height limit: 2.00 metres). There are four electric charging points available in the multi-storey car park that you can use free of charge.

Arriving by rail

The main railway station, with its ICE (inter-city express) connections, is located in the city centre and is one of the largest and most modern stations in Europe. You can comfortably walk from the main railway station to the Kongresshalle or travel very quickly and easily by tram. The number 12 tram service (direction: Gohlis-Nord) will get you from the main railway station to the Zoo tram stop, which is right outside the Kongresshalle, in just three stops. You just need a 'Kurzstrecke' (short trip) ticket. If you take tram numbers 9, 10, 11 or 16, get off at Wilhelm-Liebknecht-Platz. For information on current fares and the transport network's pricing zones, please use the official website of the Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (LVB).

Arriving by plane

Leipzig/Halle airport (LEJ) is located in the heart of central Germany just 16 km from the Leipzig city centre. Using the A14 motorway, you can get to the Kongresshalle in just less than 20 minutes - be it in a taxi or hired car. You will find taxi ranks right outside the airport (Terminal B) and near to the Kongresshalle. Alternatively, you can get to the main railway station in 15 minutes with the S5 public urban railway service, which runs every 30 minutes during day time. The number 12 tram service (direction: Gohlis-Nord) will get you from the main railway station to the Zoo tram stop, which is right outside the Kongresshalle, in just three stops. You just need a 'Kurzstrecke' (short trip) ticket. If you take tram numbers 9, 10, 11 or 16, get off at Wilhelm-Liebknecht-Platz. For information on current fares and the transport network's pricing zones, please use the official website of the Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (LVB).

Alternative ways to reach Leipzig are via the airports Berlin-Tegel (TXL) and Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF).

arriving by waterways

Currently, Leipzig can't easily be accessed via waterways – yet. The closest harbors are in the cities of Merseburg, Halle-Trotha, Dessau-Rosslau, Lutherstadt-Wittenberg, Alsleben and Torgau. From those places, Leipzig can easily be reached by public train or car.

Please inform yourself about the current water levels and the accessibility of the ports here.