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Train Information between Zurich and Chemnitz

distanceDistance309 miles (499 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$87 (€71)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Chemnitz cover the 309 miles (499 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $87 (€71), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $87 (€71). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Chemnitz Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn between Zurich and Chemnitz

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Zurich and Chemnitz from $87 (€71). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect route from Zurich to Chemnitz with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Zurich and Chemnitz and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance from Zurich to Chemnitz by DB is 309 miles (499 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Zurich and Chemnitz is $87 (€71).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Zurich to Chemnitz:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Zurich to Chemnitz
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Zurich and Chemnitz?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Chemnitz, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Chemnitz, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Chemnitz before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Switzerland from Chemnitz, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Chemnitz to Zurich is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Chemnitz?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Zurich from Chemnitz here.

How much does a cheap train from Zurich to Chemnitz cost?
Train tickets from Zurich to Chemnitz for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $87 (€71)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Zurich to Chemnitz?
The Zurich to Chemnitz train ticket price is on average $87 (€71)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance from Zurich to Chemnitz by train?
The Zurich to Chemnitz train distance is approximately 309 miles (499 km).
How many hours is the train time from Zurich to Chemnitz?
The Zurich to Chemnitz train duration is on average 9 h 45 min, which is to be expected when traveling 309 miles (499 km) from Zurich to Chemnitz. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which train station from Zurich to Chemnitz do I depart from? Which Chemnitz train station from Zurich do I arrive in?

Some of the Zurich train stations to Chemnitz you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Chemnitz include Chemnitz Hbf, Chemnitz Gustav-Freytag-Straße and Chemnitz Theaterplatz.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Chemnitz Hbf.

Where is the train station in Zurich to go to Chemnitz? Where is the train station in Chemnitz located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Zürich HB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Chemnitz most often arrive at Chemnitz Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Zurich to Chemnitz?
For the journey from Zurich to Chemnitz you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Chemnitz from Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there from Zurich to Chemnitz?
The average number of trains departing Zurich for Chemnitz is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Zurich to Chemnitz? When does the last train depart from Zurich to Chemnitz?
You can take the earliest train from Zurich to Chemnitz at 7: 37 AM   or take the last train from Zurich to Chemnitz leaving at 7: 40 PM. Look for the latest Zurich to Chemnitz train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Chemnitz from Zurich for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Zurich to Chemnitz is on average $87 (€71) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Zurich and Chemnitz available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Chemnitz
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Zurich for your trip to Chemnitz.