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There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Chemnitz by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Praha, ÚAN Florenc N260 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Chemnitz central bus station 321 / ...

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Train  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Dresden Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf Re / ...

Train, bus  •  11h 54m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi Ic
  2. Take the bus from Brno Bus Station Zvonarka to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
  3. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof Re3 / ...

Drive  •  6h 44m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Chemnitz 689.8 km

Fly to Dresden, train  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Dresden (DRS) BUD - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  8h

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Leipzig (LEJ) BUD - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof

Fly to Berlin Brandenburg, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Berlin Brandenburg (BER) BUD - BER
  2. Take the train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Elsterwerda, Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Elsterwerda, Bahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  8h 47m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Nuremberg (NUE) BUD - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Hof Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf

Fly to Prague, train  •  9h 33m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Prague (PRG) BUD - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
  3. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf

Budapest to Chemnitz by bus

36 Weekly Buses
10h 10m Average Duration
€37 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Chemnitz is to bus which costs 14 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft and takes 10h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Budapest to Chemnitz is to drive which takes 6h 44m and costs 44 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest station to Chemnitz station. However, there are services departing from Budapest Kelenföld bus station and arriving at Chemnitz central bus station via Praha, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Chemnitz. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Chemnitz Hbf via Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 56m.

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The distance between Budapest and Chemnitz is 743 km. The road distance is 689.8 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Chemnitz without a car is to bus which takes 10h 10m and costs 14 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 10h 10m to get from Budapest to Chemnitz, including transfers.

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Budapest to Chemnitz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest Kelenföld bus station.

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Budapest to Chemnitz train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Chemnitz is to bus which takes 10h 10m and costs 14 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 19 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft and takes 10h 56m.

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  • Distance: 743.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 10m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Chemnitz, Germany?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Chemnitz via Praha, ÚAN Florenc in around 10h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Chemnitz via Dresden Hbf in around 10h 56m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Budapest to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €480
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €480
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €360
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg via Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€40 - €360
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €390
Flights from Budapest to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €350
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
https://www.mavcsoport.hu/en
Train from Budapest-Deli to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
https://www.mavcsoport.hu/en
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
https://www.mavcsoport.hu/en
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Schedules at
transdev.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Schedules at
transdev.de
Train from Elsterwerda to Chemnitz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Schedules at
transdev.de
Train from Hof Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Schedules at
transdev.de
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Train from Elsterwerda, Bahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Train from Hof Hbf to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
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 Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €31
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Elsterwerda, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€31 - €35
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Elsterwerda, Bahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €32
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
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 Nürnberg Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
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 Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.oebb.at/en/
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €27
Website
https://www.cd.cz/en/default.htm
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Business
€17 - €18
1st Class
€17 - €27
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).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Chemnitz central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Budapest Kelenfold Bus Station to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
https://regiojet.com/
Citylines
Phone
+3590885700870
Email
support@citylines.eu
Website
citylines.eu
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Chemnitz Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€11 - €13
Schedules at
citylines.eu
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Brno Bus Station Zvonarka to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.racicbg.com/bg/

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Chemnitz is 690 km. It takes approximately 6h 44m to drive from Budapest to Chemnitz.

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