The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Berlin to Dresden is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 35 m
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Of the 5 buses that leave Berlin for Dresden every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
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|Distance||102 miles (165 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 25 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$15 (€13)|
|Bus frequency||21 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 12 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Berlin to Dresden cover the 102 miles (165 km) long route taking on average 2 h 25 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 21 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $9 (€8), but the average price of bus tickets is $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Dresden, Bayrische Straße (Hauptbahnhof).
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Traveling by bus from Berlin to Dresden is simple and affordable. Starting around 7:00 a.m., there should be services almost every hour until midnight, with between 30-40 options every day, continuing through the weekend. It's not a long journey, either, generally totaling between 2 hours 5 minutes and 2 hours 45 minutes.
Buses to Dresden from the German capital are provided by RegioJet and Eurolines. RegioJet tends to be slightly faster, but there isn't much difference between the two companies.
The journey time between Berlin and Dresden will be between 2 hours 5 minutes and 2 hours 45 minutes, and there's no need to change along the way. So as bus journeys go, it's not a long haul.
The route between Berlin and Dresden is well served by RegioJet and Eurolines. Whenever travelers need to make the journey, they can expect a choice of 30-40 departure times. Buses start at around 7:00 a.m. and continue until about 11:15 p.m. Services through the night are not available.
Departure Stations: Buses to Dresden will leave from Berlin's ZOB (the main bus station) or Berlin Südkreuz. The vast majority of buses leave from ZOB, which is easily accessible from most parts of the capital. Expect taxi times of around 25 minutes from Tegel and Schönefeld Airports. The S9 train also connects ZOB to Berlin's Hauptbahnhof and other locations in the center. Berlin Südkreuz is south of the city, and the best route there is probably via the RE4 train, or the RE3 bus. Either way, it shouldn't take more than 20 minutes to reach the bus station.
Arrival station: All buses from Berlin will arrive at Dresden Hauptbahnhof (Bayrische Straße) bus stop. Buses arrive right outside the station doors, allowing for easy onward travel to other destinations in Saxony. The S2 rail service also connects the Hauptbahnhof directly to Dresden Airport. Otherwise, passengers can transfer to trams 3, 7, 8, or 10, or there's a taxi rank at the bus station as well.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, which is located around 7.1 miles (11.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Dresden, Bayrische Straße (Hauptbahnhof), located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre.
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