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Bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Chemnitz central bus station 321

€13 - €16

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf Re

Train  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Praha-Holesovice to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf Re

Drive  •  2h 1m

  1. Drive from Prague to Chemnitz 157.9 km

€17 - €25

Prague to Chemnitz by bus

The bus journey time between Prague and Chemnitz is around 3h 5m and covers a distance of around 222 km. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 5m. Operated by FlixBus, the Prague to Chemnitz bus service departs from Prague and arrives in Chemnitz central bus station. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 5m
Fastest bus time:
3h 5m
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:40
Last bus departs at:
09:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Chemnitz bus schedules

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
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No, entry into Germany from Czech Republic is currently restricted.

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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: 22 Jun 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Prague to Chemnitz is to bus, which costs 340 Kč - 410 Kč and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Chemnitz is to drive which costs 440 Kč - 650 Kč and takes 2h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague and arriving at Chemnitz central bus station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Chemnitz. However, there are services departing from Praha-Holesovice and arriving at Chemnitz Hbf via Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Prague and Chemnitz is 134 km. The road distance is 157.9 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Chemnitz without a car is to bus which takes 3h 5m and costs 340 Kč - 410 Kč.

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The bus from Prague to Chemnitz central bus station takes 3h 5m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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

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Prague to Chemnitz train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha-Holesovice station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Chemnitz is to bus which takes 3h 5m and costs 340 Kč - 410 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Chemnitz.
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  • Distance: 134.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 5m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Chemnitz central bus station 4 times a week. Tickets cost €13 - €16 and the journey takes 3h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Chemnitz via Dresden Hbf in around 3h 58m.

Train operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Transdev
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha-Holesovice to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€8 - €11
Business
€11 - €14
1st Class
€12 - €15
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Praha-Holesovice to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague to Chemnitz central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €90
Website
Comati PSG

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Chemnitz is 158 km. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Prague to Chemnitz.

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