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There are 6 ways to get from Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf Re

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Rideshare  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Chemnitz 258.5 km

€8 - €17

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Train via Elsterwerda  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Elsterwerda Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Elsterwerda to Chemnitz Hbf Re / ...

Train via S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz station to Leipzig central train station Flx35
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf Re6

Bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Chemnitz central bus station N42 / ...

€18 - €22

Drive  •  2h 24m

  1. Drive from Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz 256.3 km

€27 - €40

Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz by walk and train

The journey time between Alexanderplatz and Chemnitz is around 3h 23m and covers a distance of around 253 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h. Operated by BVG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz service departs from Alexanderplatz and arrives in Chemnitz Hbf. Typically 110 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 23m
Fastest journey time:
3h
Journey distance:
253 km
Services per week:
110
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:08
Last service departs at:
22:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz walk and train schedules

Departing Saturday, July 31, 2021

Alexanderplatz → Chemnitz
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz is to rideshare, which costs €8 - €17 and takes 3h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz is to drive which costs €27 - €40 and takes 2h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz station. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Chemnitz central bus station via Berlin Südkreuz train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz and arriving at Chemnitz Hbf via Berlin Hbf and Leipzig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 38m.

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The distance between Alexanderplatz and Chemnitz is 191 km. The road distance is 256.3 km.

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz without a car is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz, including transfers.

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Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Südkreuz train station.

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Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €22 and takes 5h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz.
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  • Distance: 190.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 38m

What companies run services between Alexanderplatz, Germany and Chemnitz, Germany?

You can take a train from Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz via S+U Alexanderplatz, Berlin Hbf, and Leipzig Hbf in around 3h 38m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Chemnitz central bus station twice daily. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Elsterwerda
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin Südkreuz station to Leipzig central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Elsterwerda to Chemnitz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Transdev
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to Elsterwerda, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Elsterwerda
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Railjet
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Elsterwerda, Bahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Chemnitz central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chemnitz central bus station.

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Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz train services, operated by Transdev, arrive at Chemnitz Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz is 256 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Alexanderplatz to Chemnitz.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Chemnitz. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Alexanderplatz and Chemnitz. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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