How to travel from Zurich to Chemnitz

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Travel Information between Zurich and Chemnitz

distanceDistance309 miles (499 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$55 - $108
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $55 (€48) • 8 h 26 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $108 (€93) • 3 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar, SWISS or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 309 miles (499 km) by train, bus or flight from Zurich to Chemnitz. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar, SWISS or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Zurich to Chemnitz.

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from Zurich to Chemnitz

How to get from Zurich to Chemnitz by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Zurich to Chemnitz is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best route from Zurich to Chemnitz with Omio's travel partners FlixBus, SWISS and Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your travel between Zurich and Chemnitz. DB uses different types of travel 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 travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel to Chemnitz from Zurich.

        FAQs: Travel from Zurich to Chemnitz

        FAQs: 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 Zurich to Chemnitz.

        You can get to Chemnitz from Zurich 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Chemnitz is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $55 (€48) compared to other travel options to Chemnitz:

        A train is $7 (€6) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Zurich to Chemnitz costing on average $62 (€54).

        Taking a train costs $52 (€45) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $108 (€93).

        The fastest way from Zurich to Chemnitz is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 55 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Chemnitz that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 16 h 20 min of travel time.

        Getting to Chemnitz by train takes 8 h 26 min on average.

        The distance from Zurich to Chemnitz is approximately 309 miles (499 km).

        The average frequency per day from Zurich to Chemnitz is:

        • 1 bus a day.
        • 4 trains per day.

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

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

        • Most travelers take a train from Zürich Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Zurich to Chemnitz:

        • BlaBlaCar or FlixBus can take you to Chemnitz by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Zurich to Chemnitz for $62 (€54).
        • SWISS or Eurowings can get you to Chemnitz by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Zurich to Chemnitz for $156 (€135) on Omio.
        • Deutsche Bahn or SBB can get you to Chemnitz by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Chemnitz for $55 (€48) on Omio.

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

        • Direct bus available with FlixBus 1 direct bus per day.

        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 to Chemnitz from Zurich.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Chemnitz often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig, Prague or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Chemnitz itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Chemnitz and any of these top destinations today!

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