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There are 4 ways to get from Dresden to Schleiz by train, bus or car

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Train, line 143 bus

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf
  2. Take the line 143 bus from Plauen, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Post

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Gera, Busbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Gera, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof

Train

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Neustadt(Orla)

Drive

  1. Drive from Dresden Hbf to Schleiz

Dresden to Schleiz by train and bus

The journey time between Dresden and Schleiz is around 3h 32m and covers a distance of around 204 km. This includes an average layover time of around 41 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 31m. Operated by Transdev, Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn and Kombus, the Dresden to Schleiz service departs from Dresden Hbf and arrives in Schleiz, Post. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 51m
Layover time:
41 min
Total time:
3h 32m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 31m
Journey distance:
204 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:51
Last service departs at:
13:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dresden to Schleiz train and bus schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Dresden to Schleiz is to drive, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Schleiz is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dresden to Schleiz. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Schleiz, Busbahnhof via Gera, Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Dresden and Schleiz is 145 km. The road distance is 189.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Schleiz without a car is to train and line 143 bus which takes 3h 50m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Dresden to Schleiz, including transfers.

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Dresden to Schleiz bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Schleiz is to bus which takes 4h 10m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4h 43m.

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Dresden to Schleiz bus services, operated by Kombus, arrive at Schleiz, Busbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Schleiz is 189 km. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Dresden to Schleiz.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Schleiz.
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  • Distance: 145.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 50m

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Schleiz, Germany?

You can take a bus from Dresden Hbf to Schleiz via Gera, Busbahnhof in around 4h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden Hbf to Schleiz via Leipzig Hbf, Neustadt(Orla), and Neustadt a.d. Orla, Busbahnhof in around 4h 43m.

Train operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Plauen
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
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 Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.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 Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Südost
Phone
01806 996633
Email
regio.suedost@deutschebahn.com
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
Erfurter Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)361 74207 250
Email
kundencenter@erfurter-bahn.de
Website
erfurter-bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Neustadt(Orla)
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erfurter Bahn
Bus operators
Kombus
Phone
03671 / 5251999
Email
service@kombus-online.de
Website
kombus-online.eu
Bus from Plauen, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Post
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kombus
Bus from Gera, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Kombus
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Gera, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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