With former Westbahn trains: DB takes on Chemnitz Airport Berlin-Brandenburg

DB Intercity 2 (Photo: Berlin-Brandenburg Airport).
DB Intercity 2 (Photo: Berlin-Brandenburg Airport).

With former Westbahn trains: DB takes on Chemnitz Airport Berlin-Brandenburg

DB Intercity 2 (Photo: Berlin-Brandenburg Airport).
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From June 12, 2022, Berlin-Brandenburg Airport will be connected to Chemnitz without a transfer. Deutsche Bahn is extending an existing intercity connection from Warnemünde to Dresden to Chemnitz. For the time being, two daily course pairs are planned.

The route is to be served primarily with Stadler Kiss multiple units purchased second-hand from the Austrian Westbahn. The DB refers to these double-decker trains as "Intercity 2". The journey from Chemnitz to BER Airport takes two and a half hours. There, guests currently have the opportunity to fly with 60 airlines to 146 destinations in 49 countries. For the third largest Saxon city with around 250.000 inhabitants, the connection with the travel focus BER is the first stop of a long-distance train in around 16 years.

Trains depart from Chemnitz daily at 6:26 a.m. and 8:26 a.m. You can reach Berlin Brandenburg Airport without changing trains at 8:57 a.m. or 10:57 a.m. In the opposite direction, the white intercity trains depart from the capital airport at 16:59 p.m. and 18:59 p.m. Arrival in Chemnitz is at 19:31 p.m. or at 21:31 p.m.

The trains stop at BER Terminal 1-2 station. The train station is located under the terminal building. From there, passengers can take the elevator, escalator or stairs directly to the check-in in Terminal 1 in just a few minutes. Terminal 2 is also within walking distance of 400 meters from the train station.

Directly below Terminal 1 is the six-track train station "Flughafen BER Terminal 1-2" with three platforms. Since the start of operations, regional trains have been running every 15 minutes between Berlin Central Station and BER. The journey time is about half an hour. After the Dresden Bahn opens in 2025, travelers will only need 20 minutes. A total of 14 trains stop at the station every hour during rush hour, including the S-Bahn every ten minutes. The IC on the Dresden-Rostock route runs to BER every two hours.

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