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Deutsche Bahn Dresden – Prague

Travel to Prague from Dresden from $17 (€14) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Dresden to Prague train.

  • Average Price: $17

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Prague from Dresden, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Trains from Dresden to Prague

Most of the train connections between Dresden and Prague have the main station Praha hlavní nádraží as their destination. However, many trips also end at Praha Masarykovo nádraží station. travelers travelling by train are particularly quick and easy to change to the modern €citys of Deutsche Bahn. However, it is also possible to reach Prague from Dresden in less than 4 hours by local trains. Train changes during this trip are made in Schöna, Děčín and Ústí nad Labem.

Which train companies drive from Dresden to Prague?

Travelers can use the services of Deutsche Bahn on the route. So they are particularly stress-free with a train from Dresden to Prague. DB uses its trains between the two cities on the entire route.

How long does the train journey from Dresden to Prague take?

The fastest connection between the Saxon Elbe metropolis and the capital of the Czech Republic is provided by Deutsche Bahn with a direct €city service. With this train from Dresden to Prague, passengers reach their destination in less than 3 hours without changing trains. Train changes often take place in Bad Schandau on other train connections.

How often can you take the train from Dresden to Prague?

Deutsche Bahn offers 25 or 26 train connections on the Dresden - Prague route on weekdays from Monday to Friday. On both days of the weekend, the number of available trips is slightly reduced to 23. After the first trip of the day, which starts in the early morning hours, one or two trains leave Dresden Central Station for Prague.

Stations on the Dresden - Prague route?

Hauptbahnhof Dresden. It is one of the shopping stations of Deutsche Bahn. Inside you will find several shops and bakeries as well as cafés and restaurants. Trams and buses stop in the immediate vicinity. The travel time to the airport is less than 0.30 hours with an S-Bahn. Drivers can park their vehicles in the nearby multi-storey car park.

Stations Praha hlavní nádraží and Praha Masarykovo, nádraží. Both stations are only 0.5 kilometers apart as the crow flies. From there, the various districts of the Czech capital can be reached by public bus and tram. Underground stations are within walking distance of both stations. The pedestrian zone is only a few minutes walk away.

Deutsche Bahn trains from Dresden to Prague


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 Dresden to Prague. 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 Dresden to Prague and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.

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Travel Tips

Trains from Dresden to Prague
Travel by train to Prague 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 Prague.
Is cross-border travel by train between Dresden, Germany and Prague, Czechia allowed?

Travel between Dresden, Germany and Prague, Czechia by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Czechia from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Czechia from Dresden?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Prague, Czechia?

When traveling in Czechia, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/22/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Prague from Dresden before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Dresden, Germany from Prague, Czechia?

The restriction level for your return train to Dresden, Germany from Prague is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Dresden from Prague restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Prague?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Dresden, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dresden from Prague closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains between Dresden and Prague cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Dresden to Prague for as low as $17 (€14)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Dresden and Prague?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Dresden to Prague train to cost on average $17 (€14)  one way.
What is the distance between Dresden and Prague by train?
The distance between Dresden and Prague by train is approximately 73 miles (117 km).
How long is the train ride from Dresden to Prague?
The Dresden to Prague train duration is on average 2 h 11 min, which is to be expected when traveling 73 miles (117 km) to Prague from Dresden. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Dresden to Prague depart from? Which Prague train station do I come into from Dresden?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof   and arrive in Prague, Praha, Zličín.

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

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

Passengers arriving in Prague most often arrive at Prague, Praha, Zličín and need to travel around 6.2 miles (10 km) from this train station to the city center.

Which train companies can take me to Prague from Dresden?
If you're looking for trains from Dresden to Prague, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Prague. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Dresden to Prague trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I find a direct train from Dresden to Prague?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Dresden to Prague on Omio with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
What time is the earliest train from Dresden to Prague? What time is the last train from Dresden to Prague?
The earliest train departing from Dresden to Prague leaves at 6: 27 AM. The last train departing from Dresden to Prague leaves at 6: 10 PM. You can find the latest Dresden to Prague train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Dresden and Prague for the best deals?
You can find trains from Dresden to Prague to cost on average $17 (€14) 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 Prague train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Dresden is Dresden Hauptbahnhof. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Dresden Hauptbahnhof for your journey from Dresden to Prague.
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