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There are 5 ways to get from Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bad Schandau Nationalparkbahnhof

Train via Zwickau, Pölbitzer Bahnhof

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Pölbitzer Bahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bad Schandau Nationalparkbahnhof

Train via Zwickau-Poelbitz

  1. Take the train from Zwickau-Poelbitz to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bad Schandau Nationalparkbahnhof

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Sebnitz Busbahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland

Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland by train and bus

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3h 30m Average Duration
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Zwickau → Saxon Switzerland
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saxon Switzerland is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saxon Switzerland is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saxon Switzerland is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Mittelndorf Gasthaus via Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Sebnitz Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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It is 122 km from Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland. It is approximately 162.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 4m.

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Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland bus services, operated by OVPS Regionalverkehr, arrive at Sebnitz Busbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland is 162 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland.

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  • Distance: 122.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Saxon Switzerland, Germany?

You can take a train from Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland via Dresden Hbf, Dresden Hauptbahnhof, Bad Schandau Nationalparkbahnhof, and Bad Schandau Nationalparkbahnhof in around 3h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwickau to Saxon Switzerland via Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Sebnitz Busbahnhof in around 5h 4m.

Train operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Zwickau-Poelbitz to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bad Schandau Nationalparkbahnhof
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Pölbitzer Bahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
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, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
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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OVPS Regionalverkehr
Phone
03501 792-160
Email
pirna@ovps.de
Website
ovps.de
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Sebnitz Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
OVPS Regionalverkehr

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