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  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf

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  1. Take the rideshare from Zwickau to Plauen

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  1. Take the bus from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf

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  1. Take a taxi from Zwickau to Plauen

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The cost-effective way to get from Zwickau to Plauen is to rideshare, which costs €3 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Plauen is to taxi which costs €140 - €170 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf and arriving at Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf and arriving at Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Zwickau and Plauen is 36 km. The road distance is 42.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Plauen without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs .

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The train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Zwickau to Plauen bus services, operated by Transdev, depart from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf station.

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Zwickau to Plauen train services, operated by Transdev, depart from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Plauen is to train which takes 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €5 - €7 and takes 1h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Zwickau to Plauen.
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  • Distance: 35.6 km
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Plauen, Germany?

Transdev operates a train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf hourly, and the journey takes 32 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Transdev operates a bus from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf 6 times a week, and the journey takes 1h 7m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Plauen
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Bus operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Bus from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Transdev
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Bus from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Plauen, Bahnhof Mitte
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
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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Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Zwickau to Plauen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Zwickau to Plauen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
€140 - €170
Taxi Tippmar Antje
Phone
+49 3723 42998
Taxi Bieneck
Phone
+49 3722 88088
Heikos Fahr-Service - Taxi und Busunternehmen Zwickau
Phone
+49 176 61070644
Website
heikos-fahrservice.de

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Zwickau to Plauen bus services, operated by Transdev, arrive at Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf station.

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Zwickau to Plauen train services, operated by Transdev, arrive at Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Plauen is 42 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Zwickau to Plauen.

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

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