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Chemnitz - Magdeburg Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 10 daily trains from Chemnitz to Magdeburg. Traveling by train from Chemnitz to Magdeburg usually takes around 4 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance105 mi (169 km)
Fastest train2h 45m
Lowest price$27.68
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Chemnitz to Magdeburg?

2 train services operate from Chemnitz, Saxony to Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn84h 37m$29.58
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company54h 6m$26.15

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Chemnitz to Magdeburg. 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 Chemnitz to Magdeburg?

The distance between Chemnitz and Magdeburg is approximately 105 miles, or 169 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 45 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Chemnitz to Magdeburg are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Monday 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 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Magdeburg?

There are 10 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 Magdeburg to Chemnitz. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Chemnitz to Magdeburg for $13.28.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Chemnitz?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Chemnitz.

Where is the train station in Magdeburg?

Arrival stations

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

Train stations in Magdeburg:

  • Beyendorf

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