Dresden to Winterthur train

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Deutsche Bahn

Overview: Train from Dresden to Winterthur

distanceDistance332 miles (535 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Dresden to Winterthur cover the 332 miles (535 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 58 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Winterthur Wülflingen.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Winterthur trains

Travel to Winterthur from Dresden on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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 Winterthur. 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 Winterthur train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 19 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Dresden to Winterthur

Travel by train to Winterthur 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 Winterthur.

Travel by train between Dresden, Germany and Winterthur, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Winterthur from Dresden restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Dresden?

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Winterthur, Switzerland?

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

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 5/9/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Winterthur from Dresden closer to your date of departure here

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Winterthur to Dresden is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 5/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Dresden from Winterthur here.

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Dresden and Winterthur by train to be approximately 332 miles (535 km).
The Dresden to Winterthur train duration is on average 10 h 58 min, which is to be expected when traveling 332 miles (535 km) to Winterthur from Dresden. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking the train to Winterthur from Dresden, you can choose to depart from train stations like Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt. Your trip can end in train stations such as Winterthur Wülflingen, Winterthur, Stocken and Winterthur, Schloss.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof   and arrive in Winterthur Wülflingen.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and travel around 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Winterthur Wülflingen and need to travel approximately 3.2 miles (5.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Winterthur.

For the trip from Dresden to Winterthur you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Dresden to Winterthur on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Dresden for Winterthur is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

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 Winterthur.
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

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