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The cheapest times to fly from SEA to LEJ are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • August 13th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SEA to LEJ is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2588 for Friday flights during mid June, or as low as $867 for Wednesday flights around mid January.

 

When to Fly to Leipzig

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Leipzig (LEJ) will usually cost between $908 to $2080 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $949. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $2068. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1120 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1316 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to LEJ flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SEA to LEJ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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SEA to LEJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to LEJ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $185 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1272. Return trip prices are from the LEJ to SEA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SEA to LEJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SEA to LEJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 46.05% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to TXL flights

Destination alternative #2: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 31.61% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to PRG flights

Destination alternative #3: Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) in Berlin

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 12.54% less expensive than LEJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See SEA to SXF flights

Destination alternative #4: Dresden Airport (DRS) in Dresden

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 3.50% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to DRS flights

Destination alternative #5: Hannover Airport (HAJ) in Hannover

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 10.07% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to HAJ flights

Destination alternative #6: Nuernberg Airport (NUE) in Nuremberg

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 3.50% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to NUE flights

 

Flight Hacking SEA to LEJ

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SEA to LEJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Frankfurt (SEA > FRA > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $794
  • Average savings: $523 (39.7%)

See SEA to FRA flights

Hack #2: Munich (SEA > MUC > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $885
  • Average savings: $432 (32.79%)

See SEA to MUC flights

Hack #3: Zurich (SEA > ZRH > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $939
  • Average savings: $377 (28.65%)

See SEA to ZRH flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SEA to LEJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Austrian, British Airways, Condor, Delta, Icelandair, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Leipzig Halle Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5094 miles or 8198 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SEA to LEJ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to LEJ flight is about 10 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Leipzig?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from SEA to LEJ.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code SEA
Origination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3

Return Airport

Destination code LEJ
Destination airport name Leipzig Halle Airport
City Leipzig
Country Germany
Latitude 51.4
Longitude 12.2

 

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