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Overview: Train from Dresden to Magdeburg

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Dresden to Magdeburg cover the 117 miles (188 km) long route taking on average 2 h 44 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $22 (€18), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Magdeburg trains

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Dresden and Magdeburg from $22 (€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) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Dresden and Magdeburg. 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Dresden to Magdeburg train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 38 min
  • Average Price: $22
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 16 a day

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Magdeburg from Dresden are the following:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Dresden to Magdeburg

Travel by train to Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Dresden to Magdeburg?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Dresden to Magdeburg to cost as little as $22 (€18)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Dresden to Magdeburg?

The Dresden to Magdeburg train ticket price is on average $22 (€18)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How far is it from Dresden to Magdeburg by train?

The Dresden to Magdeburg train distance is approximately 117 miles (188 km).

How long is the train ride from Dresden to Magdeburg?

While the time it takes to travel 117 miles (188 km) to Magdeburg from Dresden can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Dresden to Magdeburg train journey time is on average 2 h 44 min.

What is the departure train station in Dresden and arrival train station in Magdeburg?

Some of the Dresden train stations to Magdeburg you can start your journey from include Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Magdeburg include Magdeburg Hbf, Magdeburg-Neustadt and Magdeburg-Buckau.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof   and arriving in Magdeburg Hbf.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Magdeburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (330 m) from the train station to the city center in Magdeburg.

Which train companies can take me from Dresden to Magdeburg?

For the best Dresden to Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg from Dresden to compare what amenities they may offer.

Is there a direct train from Dresden to Magdeburg?

Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day from Dresden to Magdeburg. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

How many train services per day are there from Dresden to Magdeburg?

The average number of trains departing Dresden for Magdeburg is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Dresden to Magdeburg? What time is the last train from Dresden to Magdeburg?

The first Dresden to Magdeburg train departs at 9: 06 AM   and the last train from Dresden to Magdeburg leaves at 5: 44 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Dresden to Magdeburg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Dresden to Magdeburg to get the best deals?

You can find trains from Dresden to Magdeburg to cost on average $22 (€18) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Dresden to Magdeburg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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 Magdeburg.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+49 3514611055
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Dresden Hauptbahnhof
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3
Tram lines: 3, 7, 8, 10
Bus lines: 66, 261, 333, 360, 424
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, RE, RB