Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

Showing times and prices for Dec 2

Cheapest

$47

Average

$76

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden will cost around $ 76 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 47.

Cheapest
09:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf9h21 06:41AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
3 changes
$471One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 11:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$541One-way
08:14PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf9h27 05:41AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
2 changes
$631One-way
07:16AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h21 11:37AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$671One-way
06:14AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h46 11:00AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$671One-way

Train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, Dec 2
02:49AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h55 08:44AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:14AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h46 11:00AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
07:16AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h21 11:37AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
08:14AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h46 01:00PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
09:20AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 01:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
11:20AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 03:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
12:14PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h30 04:44PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
01:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 05:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
02:14PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h31 06:45PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
03:21PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h16 07:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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04:13PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h45 08:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:21PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h16 09:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:14PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h31 10:45PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 11:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:14PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf9h27 05:41AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf9h21 06:41AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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10:30PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf9h07 07:37AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes

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Wed
Dec 1
$42Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Dec 2
$42Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$239Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 3
$42Deutsche Bahn
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$182Lufthansa Cityline
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Dec 4
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$23Flixbus
$137Lufthansa
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Dec 5
$29Deutsche Bahn
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$159Lufthansa Cityline
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Dec 6
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$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$180Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 7
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$181Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 8
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$181Lufthansa Cityline
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Dec 9
$21Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$181Lufthansa Cityline
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Dec 10
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$122Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Dec 11
$21Deutsche Bahn
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$105Lufthansa
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Dec 12
$29Deutsche Bahn
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$123Lufthansa Cityline
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Dec 13
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$105Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 14
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$140Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 15
$16Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$105Lufthansa
Thu
Dec 16
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$90Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 17
$21Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$105Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 18
$21Deutsche Bahn
$41BlaBlaCar Bus
$94Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 19
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$90Lufthansa
Mon
Dec 20
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$93Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Dec 21
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$23Flixbus
$108Lufthansa

Fastest train times from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

Showing times and prices for Dec 2

Fastest Journey

4 h 16 m

Average

5 h 23 m

Trains per day

17

Distance

372 km

Of the 17 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Dresden every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 372 km distance in an average of 5 h 23 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 16 m .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 27 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
05:21PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h16 09:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$941One-way
Fastest
03:21PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h16 07:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$941One-way
2nd Fastest
11:20AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 03:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$941One-way
2nd Fastest
07:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 11:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$541One-way
2nd Fastest
09:20AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 01:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$811One-way

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Train Information to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance230 miles (371 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden cover the 230 miles (371 km) long route taking on average 4 h 16 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $30 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main – Dresden

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden from $21 (€18) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

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 Frankfurt am Main to Dresden train.

Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 16 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
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Train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 34 €
2 weeks earlier 31 €10%
3 weeks earlier 26 €31%
1 month before 29 €17%
2 months earlier 24 €42%
3 months earlier 26 €31%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Frankfurt am Main - Dresden 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 31% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Frankfurt am Main - Dresden with 2 months in advance you save up to about 42% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 31%.
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Trains from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden for the next 7 days starting from $21 (€18)  one way.
How much is the train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden on average?
The Frankfurt am Main to Dresden train ticket price is on average $29 (€25)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Frankfurt am Main to Dresden by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden by train to be approximately 230 miles (371 km).
How many hours is the train time to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main?
The train time to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main is on average 4 h 16 min  for the 230 miles (371 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Frankfurt am Main goes to Dresden? What train station do I come into Dresden from Frankfurt am Main?

There are a few train stations in Frankfurt am Main to start your journey from including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. In Dresden you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Where is the Frankfurt am Main train station located? Where is the Dresden train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, which is located around 6.7 miles (10.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Dresden Hauptbahnhof, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center.

Which train providers can take me between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden?
For the route from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct trains from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?
Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Deutsche Bahn. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains are there between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden a day?
The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Dresden is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden? What time is the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?
You can take the first train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden at 10: 19 AM. The last train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden that you can take departs at 10: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main for the best deals?
If you purchase the Frankfurt am Main to Dresden train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $29 (€25). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Dresden
Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your trip to Dresden.