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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly to Dresden, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) FRA - DRS
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Chemnitz

$73 - $258

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Bus via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Chemnitz 220 / ...

$34 - $56

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Fly to Leipzig, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Riesa
  3. Take the train from Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof

Fly to Nuremberg, night bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the night bus from Nuremberg to Chemnitz

$94 - $197

Train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Riesa Ice
  2. Take the train from Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof Rb45

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Chemnitz 320

$30 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz 250.6 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz is to bus which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Chemnitz. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof via Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 42 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Chemnitz is 321 km. The road distance is 400.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz without a car is to train which takes 5 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz is to train which takes 5 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz.
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  • Distance: 200.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Chemnitz, Germany?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz via Riesa and Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof in around 5 h 42 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
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 Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Riesa
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Riesa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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
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 Dresden, Dresden central station to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Nuremberg to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Dresden Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chemnitz station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz train services, operated by Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn, arrive at Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz is 401 km. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dresden Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Chemnitz. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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