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

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Halle to Chemnitz 105

$18 - $29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

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

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

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 2 h 36 min.

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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 train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min 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 train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 17 min.

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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 1 h 8 min to drive from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Chemnitz. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz.
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  • Distance: 51 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz via Riesa and Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leipzig Airport (LEJ) to Chemnitz 5 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

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
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 Halle to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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