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Chemnitz-Dresden Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 43 daily trains from Chemnitz to Dresden. Traveling by train from Chemnitz to Dresden usually takes around one hour and 24 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 59 minutes.

Distance39 mi (62 km)
Fastest train0h 59m
Lowest price$18.82
Trains per day29
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines4

Which train should you take from Chemnitz to Dresden?

There are 4 train lines with service from Chemnitz, Saxony to Dresden, Saxony. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 36 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express11h 21m$18.82
Deutsche Bahn361h 22m$18.98
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company41h 51m$18.82
Non-federally owned railway company21h 10m$18.82

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Chemnitz to Dresden 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 Chemnitz to Dresden?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Chemnitz to Dresden, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Chemnitz to Dresden?

The distance between Chemnitz and Dresden is approximately 39 miles, or 62 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 59 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Dresden.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Chemnitz to Dresden are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Sunday 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 Chemnitz at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Chemnitz to Dresden?

There are 43 scheduled trains on most days. 29 of these are direct connections to Dresden. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Dresden to Chemnitz. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Chemnitz to Dresden for $5.91.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Chemnitz?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Chemnitz.

Where is the train station in Dresden?

Arrival stations

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

Train stations in Dresden:

  • Weixdorf

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