How to get 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 28 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Chemnitz and Dresden

distanceDistance38 miles (62 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 1 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 38 miles (62 km) by coach or train between Chemnitz and 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach 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.

You can travel from Chemnitz to Dresden 2 different ways: coach or train.

The cheapest way from Chemnitz to Dresden is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £9 compared to other travel options to Dresden:

A coach is £6 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Chemnitz to Dresden costing on average £15.

The fastest way from Chemnitz to Dresden is by train with an average journey time of 58 min.

Other travel options from Chemnitz to Dresden can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Dresden by coach can take on average 1 h.

Dresden is approximately 38 miles (62 km) away from Chemnitz.

The average frequency per day from Chemnitz to Dresden is:

  • 3 coaches per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Chemnitz and Dresden as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Chemnitz and arrive in Dresden, Flughafen Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Chemnitz Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Dresden by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Chemnitz to Dresden for £9 on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Dresden. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Chemnitz to Dresden tickets on Omio for £15.

Yes, there are direct services available from Chemnitz to Dresden with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 3 direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around direct trains per day and book this direct train with Deutsche Bahn.

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

Many of our customers travelling from Chemnitz to Dresden don't make Dresden their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Prague or Munich, either of which you could add to your Chemnitz and Dresden trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Dresden to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £9 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £15 one way on average for this trip.

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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