Travel Information


Freiberg is located in the eastern part of Germany about 240 km south of the capital Berlin, close to the border of the Czech Republic in the federal state of Saxonia. With about 46.000 inhabitants and about 6000 students it is rather small, but nevertheless famous as a traditional silver mining district and today as an important geocenter in Europe.


Travel by airplane

There are many options to get to Freiberg when travelling by plane.

  • Dresden
    The closest airport to Freiberg is Dresden Airport. Via Lufthansa - the national German airline - Dresden is connected to all big international German airports (Frankfurt, Munich, Berlin). A convinient train (S2) shuttles between Dresden Airport and the Dresden Hauptbahnhof (Main Railway Station) from where another train takes another 30-45 minutes to Freiberg. (To and from the airport current S2 timetables & time table train connections)
  • Leipzig / Halle
    Next closest airpot is Leipzig-Halle international airport. There also you can easily ride the train to Freiberg via Dresden or Chemnitz.
  • BerlinFrankfurt, Munich
    Landing at Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich airport and taking the train to Freiberg is another option. While Berlin has two airports (Tegel and Schönefeld), Frankfurt and Munich have one. At Berlin airports there is also an option to take the convinient Berlin Linen Bus from the terminal directly to Dresden main train station for a reasonable price 
    (check for timetables here:


Travel by train

Freiberg can be reached easily by train from any direction.
Further information under: Deutsche Bahn AG, Phone: 0049-11861
Web page:


Travel by car

Freiberg is conveniently located with regard to transport facilities in the direction of Berlin, Prag, Dresden, Frankfurt am Main:

  •     A 13 Berlin – Dresden – Freiberg
  •     A 14 Leipzig – Freiberg
  •     A 04 Frankfurt a. M. – Erfurt – Chemnitz – Freiberg
  •     A 93 (A 72) Munich – Regensburg – Hof – Chemnitz – Freiberg

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