There are 5 ways to get from Zwickau to Plauen by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car
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Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf
Take the rideshare from Zwickau to Plauen
Take the bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Plauen
Take a taxi from Zwickau to Plauen
Drive from Zwickau to Plauen
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Questions & Answers
The cost-effective way to get from Zwickau to Plauen is to rideshare, which costs €3 and takes 54 min.
The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Plauen is to taxi which costs €140 - €170 and takes 32 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Plauen. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 12m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf and arriving at Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.
The distance between Zwickau and Plauen is 36 km. The road distance is 42.2 km.
The best way to get from Zwickau to Plauen without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs .
The train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Zwickau to Plauen bus services, operated by Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.
Zwickau to Plauen train services, operated by Transdev, depart from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf station.
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 12m.
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. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn operates a bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Plauen hourly, and the journey takes 1h 12m. Two other operators also service this route.
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).
Bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Plauen, Bahnhof Mitte
- Ave. Duration
- 40 min
- 5 times a week
- Estimated price
- €5 - €7
Frequently asked questions
Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Zwickau to Plauen
- Ave. Duration
- 54 min
- Estimated price
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More Questions & Answers
Zwickau to Plauen bus services, operated by Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn, arrive at Plauen station.
Zwickau to Plauen train services, operated by Transdev, arrive at Plauen(Vogtl) Ob Bf station.
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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