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How to get to Chemnitz

Chemnitz is located in eastern Germany, in the state of Saxony, and it is the third-largest city in the state, following Leipzig and Dresden. The city can be easily accessed from four airports: Prague, Berlin, Leipzig, and Dresden. There are train connections from these airports to the city center of Chemnitz. The nearest and most convenient airports are Dresden and Leipzig.


The train station at Dresden Airport is situated in the basement of the terminal building. The suburban train (S-Bahn) S2 operates with a frequency of every half hour. The journey from Dresden Airport to Dresden main station typically takes around 21 minutes. 
From Dresden main station, you can then transfer to regional train lines 30 and 3, which offer direct connections to Chemnitz. The duration of the journey to Chemnitz varies depending on the specific line, taking approximately one to one and a half hours. The distance between Dresden airport a Chemnitz is 82 kilometers.

Public Transport from the Airport
German Railway website


Leipzig/Halle Airport is located 117 km away from Chemnitz and provides convenient access to Leipzig Central Station via suburban train (S-Bahn) lines S5 and S5X. These trains operate every half hour, and the journey from the airport to Leipzig Central Station takes around 14 minutes. 
From Leipzig Central Station, you can then take the regional train 6, which runs on an hourly basis, to reach Chemnitz in approximately one hour.
Public Transport from the Airport
German Railway website

You also have the possibility to consider taking a flight to either Prague or Berlin. These airports boast great connectivity and present a highly feasible alternative.


Prague's international airport is located 146 kilometers away from Chemnitz city center. Public transport bus lines at Václav Havel Airport provide frequent connections to the center of Prague, with buses running at intervals of a few minutes. The bus stops are conveniently located directly in front of the terminals. For a quick journey to the center of Prague using public transport, it is recommended to take bus line 119 (Terminal 1/Terminal 2 - Nádraží Veleslavín) and transfer to metro line A. 
From Prague main station, you can reach Chemnitz by taking the EuroCity train via Dresden, with a travel time of approximately two and a half hours. Once you arrive at Dresden main station, you can conveniently transfer to regional train lines 30 and 3, which provide direct connections to Chemnitz. The duration of the journey to Chemnitz varies depending on the specific line, typically taking around one to one and a half hours. 
Another option is a direct bus connection, which typically takes approximately three hours to reach Chemnitz.
Public Transport from the Airport
German Railway website


Berlin-Brandenburg Airport is well connected to the rail networks. There is a frequent service of Airport Express and regional trains, with a combined frequency of four departures per hour from Terminal 1/ Terminal 2 station to Berlin Central Station. Additionally, suburban trains (S-Bahn) S9 and S45 also operate from Terminal 1/ Terminal 2, providing a convenient connection to Berlin Central Station. 
From Berlin Central Station, there are direct connections to Chemnitz multiple times a day. The train journey typically takes approximately two and a half hours. Alternatively, Chemnitz can be reached by trains via Dresden or Leipzig. The international airport is situated at 240 kilometers from Chemnitz.
Berlin Airport Information
German Railway website


You can also reach Chemnitz by train from Germany's largest airport, Frankfurt Main Airport, with a transfer at Leipzig Central Station.
German Railway website

Within Germany, trains are a reasonable alternative. Additionally, for local transportation, the nationwide 49€ ticket is an option. Read more


How to get around in Chemnitz 

You can take Tram 3, CB13, or CB14 to reach the conference place from the Chemnitz main station. Trams run every 10-20 minutes, and the journey takes about 15- 25 minutes. The fare for a single ride is €2.50. You can buy tickets at the ticket machines at the main station or on the tram. 


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Chemnitz boasts a diverse selection of hotel accommodations within the city. We kindly request that you prioritize early booking, as the flexible cancellation policies enable you to make reservations even prior to the dissemination of review results. By doing so, you can ensure a seamless and worry-free experience while reserving your desired accommodation.

We are pleased to inform you that our partner, the Seaside Residenz Hotel Chemnitz, has reserved their rooms exclusively for the attendees of the upcoming conference.
As a participant in the conference, you have the privilege of receiving a discount on your reservation (price per night, single room: 60€, double room: 80€, breakfast included). Simply use the code "IAIE2024" when making a telephone booking at +49(0)371-35510 or when booking via email at info@residenzhotelchemnitz.de. We encourage you to take advantage of this offer as soon as possible, as it will remain valid until March 13, 2024. Additionally, the Seaside Residenz Hotel's convenient location provides easy access to the university campus, making it a favorable choice for conference attendees.  The hotel is located at a distance of 1,5 km of the conference venue, which can be easily reached on foot or by public transport.

In addition to the Seaside Residenz Hotel, we would like to highlight a few other accommodation options in Chemnitz's city center. These hotels, namely Alexxanders , Hotel an der Oper, and City Hotel Chemnitz, also offer a discount for conference participants when mentioning the keyword "IAIE2024" during the booking process.

Additional accommodation options include the following options:      
 • Super 8
 • Jugendherberge "eins" 
 • Hotel Sächsischer Hof 

Should you require further assistance or have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to reach out. We look forward to welcoming you to Chemnitz and ensuring your stay is both comfortable and enjoyable.