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

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Train via Leipzig Hbf  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof to Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Riesa to Leipzig Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$56 - $89

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Rideshare  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the rideshare from Chemnitz to Berlin 162.2 miles

$7 - $17

4 alternative options

Train  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof to Elsterwerda, Bahnhof Rb45
  2. Take the train from Elsterwerda, Bahnhof to S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf Re5

$35 - $51

Bus  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Chemnitz to Dresden, Dresden central station 020 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz 160 / ...

$12 - $29

Night bus  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the night bus from Chemnitz to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz N42

$17 - $29

Drive  •  2h 28m

  1. Drive from Chemnitz to Berlin 161.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Chemnitz to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 15€ and takes 2h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Chemnitz to Berlin is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chemnitz to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Chemnitz and arriving at Berlin, Littenstr. via Dresden, Dresden central station and S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chemnitz to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief) via Riesa and Leipzig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Chemnitz and Berlin is 191 km. The road distance is 258.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chemnitz to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs 45€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Chemnitz to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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Chemnitz to Berlin train services, operated by Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn, depart from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Chemnitz to Berlin is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs 45€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 26€ and takes 4h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Chemnitz to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 119.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

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

You can take a train from Chemnitz to Berlin via Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof, Riesa, and Leipzig Hbf in around 3h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chemnitz to Berlin via Dresden, Dresden central station, Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz, and S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite in around 4h 44m.

Train operators
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof to Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof to Elsterwerda, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Riesa to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Elsterwerda, Bahnhof to S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chemnitz to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Chemnitz to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
regiojet.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Chemnitz to Berlin
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Chemnitz to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station.

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Chemnitz to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chemnitz to Berlin is 258 km. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Chemnitz to Berlin.

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There are 1429+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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

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