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There are 3 ways to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Chemnitz 105

$16 - $25

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Riesa Ic
  2. Take the train from Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof Rb45

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz 68.1 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz. However, there are services departing from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen and arriving at Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof via Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 36m.

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The distance between Leipzig Airport (LEJ) and Chemnitz is 82 km. The road distance is 109 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz without a car is to bus which takes 2h 22m and costs 14€ - 22€.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz, including transfers.

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Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz is to bus which takes 2h 22m and costs 14€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2h 36m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz is 109 km. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz.
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  • Distance: 51 miles
  • Duration: 2h 22m

What companies run services between Leipzig Airport (LEJ), Germany and Chemnitz, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz 5 times a week. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz via Riesa and Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof in around 2h 36m.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Riesa
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
1h
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 Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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