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There are 4 ways to get from Schönefeld to Freiberg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Dresden Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Freiberg(Sachs) Re / ...

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Bus, train via Schönefeld  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Dresden central station 070 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Freiberg(Sachs) Re / ...

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Bus, train  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Dresden Hauptbahnhof 070 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Freiberg(Sachs) Re / ...

Drive  •  1h 58m

  1. Drive from Schönefeld to Freiberg 215.9 km

Schönefeld to Freiberg by train

The train journey time between Schönefeld and Freiberg is around 2h 39m and covers a distance of around 215 km. This includes an average layover time of around 17 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 35m. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Schönefeld to Freiberg train service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arrives in Freiberg(Sachs). Typically 49 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 21m
Layover time:
17 min
Total time:
2h 39m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 35m
Train distance:
215 km
Trains per week:
49
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:48
Last train departs at:
20:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Schönefeld to Freiberg train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Schönefeld → Freiberg
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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 Freiberg is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Freiberg is 1.5 metres.

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

Last updated: 25 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Schönefeld to Freiberg is to bus and train via Schönefeld which costs €18 - €24 and takes 4h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Schönefeld to Freiberg is to drive which costs €24 - €35 and takes 1h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Schönefeld to Freiberg. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arriving at Freiberg(Sachs) via Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Schönefeld and Freiberg is 165 km. The road distance is 215.9 km.

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Freiberg without a car is to train which takes 3h 33m and costs €55 - €85.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Schönefeld to Freiberg, including transfers.

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Schönefeld to Freiberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 station.

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Schönefeld to Freiberg train services, operated by Transdev, arrive at Freiberg(Sachs) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Schönefeld to Freiberg is 216 km. It takes approximately 1h 58m to drive from Schönefeld to Freiberg.

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  • Distance: 164.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 33m

What companies run services between Schönefeld, Brandenburg, Germany and Freiberg, Saxony, Germany?

You can take a train from Schönefeld to Freiberg via Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2, Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2, and Dresden Hbf in around 3h 33m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Freiberg(Sachs)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Transdev
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Freiberg, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
DB Regio AG Südost
Phone
01806 996633
Email
regio.suedost@deutschebahn.com
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Freiberg, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
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 Dresden Hbf to Freiberg(Sachs)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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