Leipzig Halle Airport Duty Free

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About Leipzig Halle Airport

IATA/ICAO Code:
LEJ/EDDP
Address:
Terminalring 11, 04435 Schkeuditz, Germany
City: Leipzig
Country:
Germany
Phone:
+49 341 2241155
Website: http://www.leipzig-halle-airport.de/
Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/lej_airport
Arrivals: Leipzig Halle Airport (LEJ) Arrivals
Departures: Leipzig Halle Airport (LEJ) Departures
Latitude/Longitude
51.423889, 12.236389
Map: Click to view airport map
Reviews:
Leipzig Halle Airport Duty Free
3.7 rating based on 12,345 ratings
Overall rating: 3.7 out of 5 based on 10 reviews.
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Leipzig Halle Airport (IATA: LEJ, ICAO: EDDP), is an airport serving the Leipzig area in Germany. Scroll down or click here to see what Leipzig Halle Airport shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, and facilities we have in our Duty Free Information 2022 Database. Currently in our database we have information on 7 shops, 0 cafes, and 4 restaurants at Leipzig Halle Airport. If you believe this data is out of date or incorrect in any way, please contact us and we will get our team of researchers to correct our data.

Leipzig/Halle Airport (IATA: LEJ, ICAO: EDDP) (German: Flughafen Leipzig/Halle) is an international airport located in Schkeuditz, Saxony and serves both Leipzig, Saxony and Halle, Saxony-Anhalt.

It is Germany’s 13th largest airport by passengers and handled more than 2.3 million passengers in 2015 mainly with flights to European leisure destinations. In terms of cargo traffic, the airport is the fifth-busiest in Europe and the second-busiest in Germany after Frankfurt Airport, having handled 863,665 metric tonnes of cargo in 2015. The airport serves as the main European hub for DHL Aviation and the main hub for AeroLogic. Also military installations have been built at the airport for NATO and EU military aircraft.

How far away is Leipzig Halle Airport from from the centre of Leipzig?

It takes approximately 22 mins to drive the 13.1 mi (21.1 kilometres) between the centre of Leipzig and Leipzig Halle Airport, making it accessible enough to facilitate and accommodate any travel plans. Make sure you arrive in time to take the opportunity to explore the duty-free shopping opportunities located inside LEJ airport, where you can purchase exclusive perfumes and colognes, cigarattes, alcohol, food items, confectionery, and souvenirs from Germany.

What are the parking options at Leipzig Halle Airport?

External parking options are available. Don't forget that you can also opt to leave your car at home, thanks to the many public transportation alternatives that can take you to and from Leipzig Halle Airport.

Frequently Asked Questions

Duty free shopping is when you can purchase goods that have had the duty/tax (usually taxes like import, VAT, and sales tax) waivered by the government, therefore reducing the prices that you would normally expect to pay in a standard shop or website. Duty free shops are usually found at airports or sea terminals, but you can also sometimes purchase duty free goods during international flights or on cruises.

Anyone travelling internationally (between two different countries) is eligible to purchase duty free items.

The term 'duty' refers to the tax that you pay if you bring a product from one country to another. i.e. if you bought some perfume in the United Kingdom, and then flew to Germany you might have to pay tax in both countries. Most governments do not charge the duty on products bought when you are leaving that country, which means that the customer doesn't have to pay the tax twice. This usually only applies when you are leaving the country, i.e. it is for export purposes only.

As the price for items bought in duty free shops often have the duty taken off the RRP, it can make them a lot cheaper than if you bought the goods in a normal shop. However, there are usually limits on how much you can buy on your trip, and these limits will vary from country to country, and also vary from item to item (i.e. there will be different limits on alcohol and cigarettes).

The most popular items in duty free shops are usually the products that are most heavily taxed, i.e. alcohol, perfumes, and tobacco. Duty free inventories will vary from country to country, and also from airport to airport. In larger airports, you may even find different prices in the numerous shops - remember it's always best to shop around! Make sure you check our database to see all the shops at each airport, and then you can invesigate the prices at each one.

Sadly, you can't just turn up at a duty free shop with several empty suitcases and fill them up with goodies! Restrictions will be in place, and these can vary from country to country. You will only be allowed to buy certain amounts of different types of products. Tobacco, alcohol, and perfumes are usually the products that are most likely to be subject to the stricter allowances. Make sure you check whilst purchasing, or else you run the risk of your items being confiscated upon arrival at your destination's customs.

No. Duty free is only available to travellers who are flying from one country to another country.

Yes. Many duty free shops will allow you to pre-order any purchases online before your journey. You will need your boarding pass and passport when you pick the items up from the airport shop.

What is there to do upon arrival at Leipzig Halle Airport?

Once you arrive at the airport, you have the option to fuel up for your journey ahead by grabbing a bite to eat at any of the 4 available restaurants and cafes, or why not head straight for the duty-free shopping opportunities at the 7 different shops around Leipzig Halle Airport? Get a last-minute gift for a loved one, or spoil yourself with a well-deserved souvenir from your trip.

Leipzig Halle Airport shops, restaurants, and facilities

Shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, and facilities at Leipzig Halle Airport include:

Airport Restaurant
  • +49 (0) 341 224-1686
  • Monday - Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm Saturday, Sunday 1
  • Ground Floor
Bistro
  • +49 (0) 34204 702790
  • 24 Hours
  • Check-in Hall
Christel D. Shoes & Fashion
  • +49 (0) 34204-351204
  • Monday – Sunday 10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Mall
Eckert Newsagent's
  • +49 (0) 341 224-1882
  • Monday - Friday 6:00am - 10:00pm Saturday 6:00am -
  • Ground Floor
Eckert Presse & Buch
  • +49 (0) 341 224-1257
  • Open daily according to the flight plan
  • Upper Level
Eckert's Convenience
  • +49 (0) 341 224-3217
  • 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Ground Floor
Gebr. Heinemann
  • +49 (0) 341 224-1238
  • Open daily according to the flight plan
  • Upper Level
  • After Security
Leipzig
  • Departures
Marche Cliccadou Bar
  • +49 (0) 341 224-1751
  • 5:00am - 11:00pm
  • Ground Floor
Marche Express Bar
  • +49 (0) 341 224-1256
  • Open daily according to the flight plan
  • Upper Level
Marche Restaurant
  • +49 (0) 341 224-1665
  • Monday - Sunday 7:30am - 8:30pm
  • Upper Level
Panini Backshop
  • +49 (0) 34204 702890
  • 6:00am - 8:00pm
  • Mall
  • After Security
Spiel-In Casino
  • +49 (0) 34204 706344
  • Open around the clock
  • Ground Floor
  • After Security
Wiener Feinbacker
  • +49 (0) 341 224-2249
  • 5:00am – 8:00pm
  • Ground Floor

Duty Free Allowance at Leipzig Halle Airport

If you are travelling to Germany from a country within the EU, then you can bring in an unlimited amount of goods that you have bought in that country as long as the price you paid included tax and the goods are for your own personal use (this also includes items that you intend to be gifts).

What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at Leipzig Halle Airport from inside the EU

Despite there not being a limit on the amount of alcoholic and tobacco goods that you can bring in from a country in the EU, if you have goods that are more than the following guidelines, then there is a good chance that you will be questioned by a Customs Officer about what you intend to do with the goods:

  • 800 cigarettes, 200 cigars, or 1 kg of tobacco
  • 110 litres of beer
  • 10 litres of spirits
  • 90 litres of wine
  • 20 litres of fortified wine

What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at Leipzig Halle Airport from outside the EU

If you are entering Germany from a country outside of the EU, then your allowance changes to the amounts listed below. Again, these must be for your own personal use. If you intend to sell the goods or if you go over these allowances, then you may have to pay duty and/or tax).

  • 200 cigarettes, 100 cigarillos, 50 cigars, or 250g of tobacco
  • 4 litres of still wine
  • 1 litre of alcohol over 22% volume or 2 litres of alcohol less than 22% volume
  • 16 litres of beer
  • up to £390 worth of all other goods
Leipzig Halle Airport Reviews

★★★★★
SEN Lounge
- James

★★★★★
Baggage Belt Broken on Check in!
- James

★★★★★
Winter Wonderland!
- James

★★★☆☆
small OK and clean airport. Security personnel behaves arrogant like it was hired from all STASI folks. Long walk from check in area to gates.........................................................................
- Radovan Krejci

★★★☆☆
Check in guy was quite fine, but the distance from check in to security is kinda far. Like really far. We had to walk for at least kilometer at an airport where are 3 movements per hour and you'll still be in the rush hour (not counting in cargo.) WiFi nonexistent. There are few shops and a bakery and tons of car rentals.
- Marek Brunner

★★★★☆
Leipzig Halle / Schkeuditz airport is a small regional airport. It is very convenient for the short ways between the gate and the baggage claim. However between check-in (which is close to the train station) and the gates, there is a 5 minutes walk which can be annoying.
- Bernhard P.

★★★☆☆
Strange airport in that it seems to be designed as a very long corridor across the top of the rail station. From bag drop to security and the departure gate involves a very long straight walk. Not a lot to see or do in the gate area.
- Sean Lucas

★★★☆☆
Over all it is pretty okay for domestic flights. The check-in time is good. Only the terminal facilities after the security control are poor. If you arriving from a non Schengen country, the whole flight has to wait in a tiny room for passport-control. Baggage reclaim is very fast.
- Adrian Wellershaus

★★★★★
Good airport and not too busy. The airport is light and friendly. Everything works fast. Leipzig/Halle is the best airport in that region.
- Niklas Jakob

★☆☆☆☆
Badly structured airport, relativly long walking distances for such a small airport and unfriendly staff. This airport does not even have wifi....
- Fabian
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