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There are 8 ways to get from Mannheim to Chemnitz by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Riesa Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof

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Rideshare  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the rideshare from Mannheim to Chemnitz 291.4 miles

$26 - $35

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Erfurt to Chemnitz 082 / ...

$77 - $112

Bus via Nuremberg  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Nuremberg N109 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Chemnitz 021 / ...

$27 - $46

Bus  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Chemnitz 220

$34 - $57

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Chemnitz 292.1 miles

$60 - $90

Train, fly to Dresden, bus  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) FRA - DRS
  3. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Chemnitz

$92 - $284

Train, fly to Leipzig  •  6h 6m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Chemnitz is to rideshare which costs 22€ - 29€ and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Chemnitz is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim to Chemnitz. However, there are services departing from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB and arriving at Chemnitz via Nuremberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Chemnitz. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof via Leipzig Hbf and Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Chemnitz is 351 km. The road distance is 467.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Chemnitz without a car is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Mannheim to Chemnitz, including transfers.

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Mannheim to Chemnitz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB station.

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Mannheim to Chemnitz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Mannheim Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Chemnitz is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 7h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Chemnitz.
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  • Distance: 219.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Chemnitz, Germany?

You can take a train from Mannheim to Chemnitz via Leipzig Hbf, Riesa, and Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof in around 6h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mannheim to Chemnitz via Nuremberg in around 7h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
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 Mannheim Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Riesa
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
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 Erfurt to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nuremberg to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Heidelberg to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Manheim to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Nuremberg Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Karat-S
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Mannheim to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Mannheim to Chemnitz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chemnitz station.

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Mannheim to Chemnitz train services, operated by Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn, arrive at Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Chemnitz is 467 km. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Mannheim to Chemnitz.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dresden Airport.

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Book your Mannheim to Chemnitz bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 167+ hotels available in Chemnitz. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Mannheim and Chemnitz. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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