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Train Information to Erlangen from Dresden

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Dresden to Erlangen cover the 157 miles (253 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $27 (€22), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $16 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Erlangen.

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Dresden to Erlangen with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train from Dresden to Erlangen with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $16 (€13). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 157 miles (253 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Dresden to Erlangen. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Dresden and Erlangen on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Dresden and Erlangen you can pay as low as $16 (€13).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes 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.

DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Dresden and Erlangen don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Dresden to Erlangen
Travel by train to Erlangen 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 Dresden to Erlangen.
What is the price of the cheapest train from Dresden to Erlangen?
Train tickets to Erlangen from Dresden for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $16 (€13)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Dresden to Erlangen?
The Dresden to Erlangen train ticket price is on average $27 (€22)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Erlangen from Dresden by train?
The Dresden to Erlangen train distance is approximately 157 miles (253 km).
How long is the train from Dresden to Erlangen?
On average the Dresden to Erlangen train time is 4 h 5 min  covering the 157 miles (253 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Dresden and arrival train station in Erlangen?

When taking a train from Dresden, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt. When you arrive in Erlangen, your train can arrive in train stations including Erlangen, Erlangen-Bruck and Erlangen Paul-Gossen-Straße.

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

Where is the train station in Dresden to go to Erlangen? Where is the train station in Erlangen located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Dresden Hauptbahnhof, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Dresden. The most popular arrival train station in Erlangen, called Erlangen, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train providers can take me from Dresden to Erlangen?
If you're looking for trains from Dresden to Erlangen, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Erlangen. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Dresden to Erlangen route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from Dresden to Erlangen a day?
The average number of trains departing Dresden for Erlangen is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Dresden to Erlangen? What time is the last train from Dresden to Erlangen?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Dresden at 2: 11 PM. The last train leaves from Dresden at 9: 06 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Dresden to Erlangen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Dresden to Erlangen for the best deals?
If you buy the Dresden to Erlangen train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $27 (€22). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Dresden to Erlangen. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dresden Hauptbahnhof is the most popular Dresden railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Dresden for your trip to Erlangen.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 66, 261, 333, 360, 424
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, RE, RB
Tram lines: 3, 7, 8, 10
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3