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Journey Summary

Berlin to Dresden Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
2 hours 12 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $24
Trains depart from:Berlin
Trains arrive in:Dresden
Distance:165 km
Train Companies:Deutsche Bahn
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Deutsche Bahn trains between Berlin and Dresden

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Berlin to Dresden from $23 (€18). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Berlin and Dresden in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey between Berlin and Dresden on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Berlin and Dresden is 102 miles (165 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Berlin and Dresden start at $23 (€18).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Berlin to Dresden:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Berlin to Dresden

A train offers the most effective means of travel between Berlin and Dresden. On average, the journey between the two cities lasts about three hours 19 minutes. Approximately 72 trains leave Berlin for Dresden every day. Although most of the connections are direct, there are slower trains that require transfers along the way. All services along this route are provided by Deutsche Bahn, the leading rail provider across Germany, known for their reliability of service.

Berlin to Dresden Train Time: Daily Departures

There are 72 trains that leave Berlin for Dresden daily, completing the 103-mile (165 km) trip in between two to three hours. High speed trains cover the journey in less than two hours, and the slowest connections along this route take over seven hours. There are between two and three departures per hour, with the earliest train departing at about 1:00 a.m., and the last connection is at around 10:30 p.m. Departures are spread at regular intervals throughout the day, so passengers should easily find a Deutsche Bahn departure to fit their needs.

How long is the journey by train from Berlin to Dresden?

On average, a train from Berlin to Dresden completes the trip in three hours 19 minutes. The time taken largely depends on the number of connections along the route. Direct trains are faster and may commute between the two cities in just under two hours. Commuters on weekends and public holidays may experience longer durations on the journey.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Berlin to Dresden?

Departure train station: Berlin Hauptbahnhof is the main departure station, although SudKreuz station serves a few trains. The station is within the city, and is accessible by a bus in about four minutes. It has left luggage lockers, Wi-Fi and ticket offices.

Arrival train station: All train services from Berlin arrive at the Dresden Central Station. Located right at the heart of the city, the station has links to multiple transport options including buses and trams. Facilities at the station include toilets, ticketing offices, and an information desk

Which train companies travel from Berlin to Dresden?

Deutsche Bahn which is the German national railway carrier runs all the train services from Berlin to Dresden. Distinguished from the rest due to its trademark white and red colors, the operator offers reliable and efficient connections on weekdays and weekends.

Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Dresden

A train from Berlin to Dresden covers the distance in about three hours 19 minutes, although the duration varies depending on the service, and the number of transfers along the way. Deutsche Bahn runs about 72 trains per day, with about two-three departures per hour. The first train leaves at about 1:00 a.m., and the last one at around 10:30 p.m.

Berlin to Dresden Trains: Services on Board

Nothing is as refreshing as traveling in a spacious and relaxing environment and Deutsche Bahn's first-class carriage are perfect for this. From the comfortable seat to bigger legroom, it is pure luxury from the departure point to the destination. Passengers in this carriage can access the VIP lounges, and enjoy meals during the trip. A second class service on a train from Berlin to Dresden is comfortable, too, just at a slightly lower cost. Passengers with second class tickets can still enjoy free internet services on board. Deutsche Bahn's pet policy allows small pets such as dogs, cats and birds if they are in cages. Also, pets should not cause disturbance to other passengers. There is no fee for smaller dogs, as well as guide dogs, but bigger dogs must have tickets. Passengers can board with their bicycles, as long as they are foldable or are easily disassembled. Deutsche Bahn ensures that those with disabilities or limited mobility experience convenience and comfort. However, they should book early to enjoy special services such as hoists and ramps which aid them when boarding.

How to find cheap train tickets from Berlin to Dresden?

Passengers on a budget should consider making early bookings to cut on ticket costs. On most occasions, Deutsche Bahn releases tickets three to six months before departure to facilitate the early booking. Traveling on a slower train that requires changes along the way is also an effective way of saving money. Another useful tip for saving cash is by traveling during off-peak hours when tickets are less expensive.

Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Dresden

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Berlin to Dresden. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Berlin to Dresden and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Berlin to Dresden
Travel by train to Dresden easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Dresden.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Berlin to Dresden?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Berlin to Dresden for as low as $23 (€18)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Berlin and Dresden?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $26 (€21)  for a train ticket from Berlin to Dresden.
How far is it from Berlin to Dresden by train?
The distance between Berlin and Dresden by train is approximately 102 miles (165 km).
How long is a train from Berlin to Dresden on average?
On average the Berlin to Dresden train travel time is 1 h 50 min  for the 102 miles (165 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Berlin to Dresden depart from? Which Dresden train station do I come into from Berlin?

When taking a train from Berlin, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When you arrive in Dresden, your train can arrive in train stations including Dresden Hauptbahnhof, Dresden-Neustadt and Dresden Hbf.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Berlin Hbf   to Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Where is the departure train station in Berlin located? Where is the arrival train station in Dresden located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Berlin Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Dresden most often arrive at Dresden Hauptbahnhof and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train providers go from Berlin to Dresden?
For the best Berlin to Dresden train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Dresden from Berlin to compare what amenities they may offer.
When does the first train depart from Berlin to Dresden? When does the last train depart from Berlin to Dresden?
The first Berlin to Dresden train departs at 6: 26 AM   and the last train from Berlin to Dresden leaves at 7: 16 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Berlin to Dresden on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book Berlin to Dresden train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Berlin to Dresden is on average $26 (€21) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Berlin to Dresden available a few months in advance.
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Berlin
Dresden
Berlin Ostbahnhof
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