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

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Fly to Dresden, bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$73 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus via Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum 110 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum to Chemnitz N20

$25 - $42

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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, train, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Chemnitz

$96 - $229

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  •  7 h 55 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 22€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 40 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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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Chemnitz is 321 km. The road distance is 400.9 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz, including transfers.

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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 Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 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 quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Dresden Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 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 30 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, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Chemnitz via Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 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
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
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
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Riesa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $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
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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 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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