There are 4 ways to get from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Letiště to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Chemnitz 121 / ...

$5 - $9

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Riesa Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof Rb45

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz 49.1 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz 49.1 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz is to bus which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz is to taxi which costs 110€ - 130€ and takes 47 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz. However, there are services departing from Dresden, Letiště and arriving at Chemnitz via Dresden, Dresden central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

More details

The distance between Dresden Airport (DRS) and Chemnitz is 67 km. The road distance is 78.6 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs 4€ - 8€.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz, including transfers.

More details

Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Dresden, Letiště station.

More details

The best way to get from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs 4€ - 8€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 8 min.

Mode details

Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chemnitz station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz is 79 km. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 41.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Dresden Airport (DRS), Germany and Chemnitz, Germany?

You can take a bus from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz via Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. and Dresden, Dresden central station in around 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz via Louisenstraße, Dresden-Neustadt, Riesa, and Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
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 Dresden-Neustadt to Riesa
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Dresden, Letiště to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dresden Airport (DRS) to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Radio Cab Dresden
Phone
+49 211/211
Website
taxi-dresden.de
Dresden Taxi & Mietwagen
Phone
+49 351/7998025

Want to know more about travelling around Germany

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 156+ hotels available in Chemnitz. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

More details