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There are 4 ways to get from Zwickau to Rügen Island by train, bus or car

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Train  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf S5x / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Bergen Bahnhof 28

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Bus  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau central train station to Berlin Airport BER 039
  2. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Bergen auf Rügen 170 / ...

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Train via Gräfenhainichen  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig MDR S5x / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig MDR to Gräfenhainichen S2
  3. Take the train from Gräfenhainichen to Stralsund Hauptbahnhof Re3

Drive  •  5h 6m

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Bergen auf Rügen 596.9 km

Zwickau to Rügen Island by train

9 Weekly Trains
7h 5m Average Duration
€86 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Rügen Island is to bus which costs €45 - €75 and takes 10h.

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The fastest way to get from Zwickau to Rügen Island is to drive which takes 5h 6m and costs €90 - €140.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau station to Rügen Island. However, there are services departing from Zwickau central train station and arriving at Bergen auf Rügen via Berlin Airport BER. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Rügen Island. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Bergen Bahnhof via Leipzig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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The distance between Zwickau and Rügen Island is 524 km. The road distance is 596.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Rügen Island without a car is to train which takes 7h 5m and costs €85 - €110.

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It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from Zwickau to Rügen Island, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Rügen Island bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zwickau central train station.

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Zwickau to Rügen Island train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Rügen Island is to train which takes 7h 5m and costs €85 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €75 and takes 10h.

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  • Distance: 523.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 5m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Rügen Island, Germany?

You can take a train from Zwickau to Bergen auf Rügen via Leipzig Hbf in around 7h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwickau to Bergen auf Rügen via Berlin Airport BER in around 10h.

Train operators
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 Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig MDR
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Leipzig MDR to Gräfenhainichen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Gräfenhainichen to Stralsund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Bergen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €80
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zwickau central train station to Berlin Airport BER
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Bergen auf Rügen
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
https://www.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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Zwickau to Rügen Island bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bergen auf Rügen station.

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Zwickau to Rügen Island train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bergen Bahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Rügen Island is 597 km. It takes approximately 5h 6m to drive from Zwickau to Rügen Island.

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