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

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Train to Dresden, fly to Rome  •  8h 40m

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

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Bus  •  24h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Chemnitz central bus station to Dresden central station N20
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Rome, Largo Mazzoni

52€ - 159€

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Train, train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Rome  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof to Elsterwerda, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Elsterwerda to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  3. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Rome (FCO) BER - FCO

Train, train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof to Elsterwerda, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Elsterwerda to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  3. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) BER - CIA

Train, train to Prague, fly to Rome  •  12h 9m

  1. Take the train from Chemnitz Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
  3. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Rome (FCO) PRG - FCO

Train  •  15h 59m

  1. Take the train from Chemnitz Hbf to Hof Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna Centrale Ecb
  5. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

Train, bus  •  24h 3m

  1. Take the train from Chemnitz Hbf to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf Re
  2. Take the bus from Zwickau central train station to Ulm
  3. Take the bus from Ulm to Rome Tiburtina Bus station N77

Train, night train  •  20h 30m

  1. Take the train from Chemnitz Hbf to Hof Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Re
  3. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

Drive  •  11h 44m

  1. Drive from Chemnitz to Rome 1304.1 km

160€ - 240€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rome is 1500.

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The most affordable way to get from Chemnitz to Rome is to bus, which costs 50€ - 160€ and takes 24h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Chemnitz to Rome is to drive which costs 160€ - 240€ and takes 11h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chemnitz station to Rome. However, there are services departing from Chemnitz central bus station and arriving at Rome, Largo Mazzoni via Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. and Prague, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chemnitz to Rome. However, there are services departing from Chemnitz Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini via Hof Hbf, Nuernberg Hbf, Muenchen Hbf and Bologna Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 59m.

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The distance between Chemnitz and Rome is 994 km. The road distance is 1304.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chemnitz to Rome without a car is to train which takes 15h 59m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 40m to get from Chemnitz to Rome, including transfers.

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

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Chemnitz to Rome train services, operated by Transdev, depart from Chemnitz Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Chemnitz to Rome is to train which takes 15h 59m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 160€ and takes 24h 56m.

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  • Distance: 994 km
  • Duration: 8h 40m

What companies run services between Chemnitz, Germany and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Chemnitz to Rome via Hof Hbf, Nuernberg Hbf, Muenchen Hbf, and Bologna Centrale in around 15h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chemnitz to Rome via Dresden central station, Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str., and Prague, ÚAN Florenc in around 24h 56m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 450€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 450€
Flights from Prague to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 450€
Flights from Prague to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
160€ - 450€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
Flights from Prague to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 550€
Flights from Prague to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 460€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Flights from Prague to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 950€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Rhodes
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
95€ - 440€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 230€
Flights from Prague to Rome via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
17€ - 110€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
120€ - 410€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
120€ - 410€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 410€
Flights from Prague to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 1000€
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Corfu
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Prague to Rome via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Train operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Chemnitz Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Transdev
Train from Chemnitz Hbf to Elsterwerda
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Transdev
Train from Chemnitz Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Chemnitz Hbf to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Transdev
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof to Elsterwerda, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
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 Elsterwerda to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
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 Dresden Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 45€
Website
Railjet
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 Hof Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
27€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Hof Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zwickau central train station to Ulm
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ulm to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chemnitz central bus station to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
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 Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Rome, Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
RegioJet
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 90€
Website
Comati PSG

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Chemnitz to Rome bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Rome, Largo Mazzoni station.

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Chemnitz to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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