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There are 4 ways to get from Karlovy Vary to Chemnitz by train or car

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  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf

Train via Johanngeorgenstadt, Bahnhof

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Johanngeorgenstadt
  2. Take the train from Johanngeorgenstadt, Bahnhof to Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf

Train via Johanngeorgenstadt, Bahnhof #2

  1. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Johanngeorgenstadt
  2. Take the train from Aue(Sachs) to Chemnitz Theaterplatz

Drive

  1. Drive from Karlovy Vary to Chemnitz
Czech Republic → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Czech Republic
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Yemen
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Czech Republic

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Czech Republic.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chemnitz is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chemnitz is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Chemnitz is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Czech Republic from Germany.

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Last updated: 7 Dec 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Chemnitz is to drive which costs 280 Kč - 420 Kč and takes 1h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovy Vary to Chemnitz is to drive which costs 280 Kč - 420 Kč and takes 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Chemnitz. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Chemnitz Hbf via Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 28m.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and Chemnitz is 67 km. The road distance is 97.1 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovy Vary to Chemnitz without a car is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Karlovy Vary to Chemnitz, including transfers.

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Karlovy Vary to Chemnitz train services, operated by Die Länderbahn, depart from Karlovy Vary station.

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Karlovy Vary to Chemnitz train services, operated by Transdev, arrive at Chemnitz Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovy Vary to Chemnitz is 97 km. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Karlovy Vary to Chemnitz.

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  • Distance: 67.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 28m

What companies run services between Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic and Chemnitz, Germany?

You can take a train from Karlovy Vary to Chemnitz via Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf in around 3h 28m.

Train operators
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Karlovy Vary to Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Transdev
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Karlovy Vary to Johanngeorgenstadt
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€2 - €3
Business
€2 - €4
1st Class
€2 - €4
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 Johanngeorgenstadt, Bahnhof to Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
City-Bahn Chemnitz GmbH
Phone
0371/ 495 795 222
Email
kontakt@city-bahn.de
Website
city-bahn.de
Train from Aue(Sachs) to Chemnitz Theaterplatz
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
City-Bahn Chemnitz GmbH

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