The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Hamburg to Dresden will cost around $ 104 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.
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Of the 33 train that leave Hamburg for Dresden every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 378 km distance in an average of 6h 40m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3h 54m .
The slowest train will take 11h 10m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
6 hours 20 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$27|
|Trains depart from:||Hamburg|
|Trains arrive in:||Dresden|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn|
To get from Hamburg to Dresden takes about four and a half hours. The first train leaves the station around 6.30. Then trains will run every half hour in the direction of Dresden until 19 hours. If one plans to travel overnight, one has the possibility to use the City Night Line; it leaves the station at 0.30. There is a direct ICE connection on the route; those who use the EC must change once. There are direct connections Hamburg Dresden only about 4 times a day, all other connections have to be changed for example in Leipzig. The Hamburg Dresden train connections have a travel time of 4 to 5 hours-
Dresden is located in eastern Germany near the Czech border. The state capital of Saxony captivates above all by its old town. There you will find the Semper Opera House. It has already been destroyed and rebuilt twice in its history. Due to its direct location on the Elbe and the Mediterranean and Baroque old buildings, Dresden is also called 'Florence on the Elbe'.
Hamburg's main train station is located right in the city center of the Elbe metropolis and is therefore excellently connected to public transport. Those arriving from the airport, for example, can take the S-Bahn line S1 to the main station every 10 minutes. There, the U-Bahn lines U2 and U4
Dresden has two big stations for long-distance traffic, the main station in the old town and the station Neustadt in that new town. Most Hamburg Dresden trains stop at both stations. When you arrive in Dresden, you can take the S-Bahn (suburban train) to various suburbs, such as the S1 to Meißen or Schöna or the S2 to Dresden Airport. Inner-city routes are best covered by tram, lines 3 and 8 as well as lines 7 and 10 on the north side, at Wiener Platz, depart from the main train station.