How to travel from Chemnitz to Dresden

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from Chemnitz to Dresden

You can get from Chemnitz to Dresden by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Chemnitz to Dresden on May 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:04AMChemnitz Hbf1h03 10:07AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:04AMChemnitz Hbf1h03 10:07AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:04PMChemnitz Hbf1h03 08:07PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:04PMChemnitz Hbf1h03 07:07PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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10:04AMChemnitz Hbf1h03 11:07AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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Travel Information between Chemnitz and Dresden

distanceDistance38 miles (62 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $19 (€17) • 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 38 miles (62 km) by bus or train from Chemnitz to Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 58 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Chemnitz to Dresden.

Travel Tips: Travel from Chemnitz to Dresden

Travel to Dresden easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chemnitz to Dresden.

There are 2 ways to get from Chemnitz to Dresden: bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Dresden from Chemnitz is by taking a bus, which costs on average $11 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dresden:

Taking a bus is about $8 (€7) less than taking a train, which costs on average $19 (€17) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel between Chemnitz and Dresden is by train, which takes on average 58 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h   on average.

The distance is approximately 38 miles (62 km) from Chemnitz to Dresden.

The average frequency per day from Chemnitz to Dresden is:

  • 3 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Dresden from Chemnitz as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Chemnitz to Dresden:

  • Buses most often depart from Chemnitz at Chemnitz and arrive in Dresden at Dresden, Flughafen Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Chemnitz at Chemnitz Hbf and arrive in Dresden at Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Chemnitz to Dresden:

  • You can go to Dresden from Chemnitz by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $11 (€10) with Flixbus from Chemnitz to Dresden on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Chemnitz to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $19 (€17) with Deutsche Bahn from Chemnitz to Dresden.

Yes, there are direct routes from Chemnitz to Dresden with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Dresden with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 3 direct buses per day.

Direct services to Dresden tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Omio customers who travel from Chemnitz to Dresden often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Prague or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Dresden and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Chemnitz to Dresden, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $11 (€10) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $19 (€17) one way.

But we recommend booking Chemnitz to Dresden tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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