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from Cologne to Chemnitz

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

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Chemnitz on Oct 20 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:45PMCologne/Bonn Airport3h20 10:05PMDresden
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$4381One-way
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06:45PMCologne/Bonn Airport3h20 10:05PMDresden
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$4381One-way
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09:00AMCologne/Bonn Airport4h10 01:10PMDresden
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$4381One-way
09:00AMCologne/Bonn Airport6h05 03:05PMDresden
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$4741One-way
09:00AMCologne/Bonn Airport6h05 03:05PMDresden
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$4741One-way

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Travel Information to Chemnitz from Cologne

distanceDistance259 miles (418 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $278
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€26) • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $278 (€227) • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 259 miles (418 km) from Cologne to Chemnitz. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Cologne to Chemnitz.

Travel Tips

Travel from Cologne to Chemnitz
Travel to Chemnitz 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 Cologne to Chemnitz.
FAQs
How do I go from Cologne to Chemnitz?

There are 3 ways to get from Cologne to Chemnitz: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Cologne to Chemnitz?

The cheapest way to go to Chemnitz from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€26).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Chemnitz:

Taking a bus is about $246 (€201) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $278 (€227) for this journey.

A bus is $18 (€15) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Cologne to Chemnitz costing on average $50 (€41).

What is the quickest way from Cologne to Chemnitz?

The fastest way from Cologne to Chemnitz is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Chemnitz that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Chemnitz by train can take on average 7 h 46 min.

How far is Chemnitz from Cologne?

The Cologne to Chemnitz distance is around 259 miles (418 km).

How many services a day are there to Chemnitz from Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Chemnitz is:

  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cologne and Chemnitz as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Cologne and in Chemnitz?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Chemnitz:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport to Chemnitz, ZOB.
  • Most travelers take a train from Köln Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Chemnitz from Cologne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Chemnitz, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Chemnitz by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Cologne to Chemnitz tickets on Omio for $278 (€227).
  • Flixbus can get you to Chemnitz by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Cologne to Chemnitz for $32 (€26) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Chemnitz by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Chemnitz for $50 (€41) on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Cologne and Chemnitz?

Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Chemnitz with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 5 direct trains per day with.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cologne to Chemnitz?
Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Chemnitz often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Dresden or Leipzig. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Chemnitz and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I book a ticket from Cologne to Chemnitz online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Cologne to Chemnitz, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $278 (€227) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $32 (€26) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $50 (€41) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Chemnitz online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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