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Trip Summary

There are 13 daily trains from Leipzig to Chemnitz. Traveling by train from Leipzig to Chemnitz usually takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in one hour and 35 minutes.

Distance43 mi (69 km)
Fastest train1h 35m
Lowest price£13.74
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Leipzig to Chemnitz?

There are 3 train lines with service from Leipzig, Saxony to Chemnitz, Saxony. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 11 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn112h 17m£17.62
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company22h 24m£17.39
Non-federally owned railway company21h 50m£14.00

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Leipzig to Chemnitz during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Leipzig to Chemnitz?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Leipzig to Chemnitz. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Leipzig to Chemnitz?

The distance between Leipzig and Chemnitz is approximately 43 miles, or 69 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 35 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Leipzig to Chemnitz are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Leipzig at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Leipzig to Chemnitz?

There are 13 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Chemnitz to Leipzig. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Leipzig to Chemnitz for £3.99.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 6 stops and stations in Leipzig where you can board the train.

Train stations in Leipzig:

  • Leipzig Miltitzer Allee

  • Leipzig-Liebertwolkwitz

  • Leipzig-Lützschena

  • Leipzig-Knauthain

  • Leipzig-Miltitz

Where is the train station in Chemnitz?

Arrival stations

Chemnitz receives travelers from Leipzig at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Chemnitz:

  • Train Station (Bahnhofstraße)

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