The cheapest trains from Munich to Dresden

Showing times and prices for Oct 26

Cheapest

$59

Average

$96

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 Munich to Dresden will cost around $ 96 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 59.

Cheapest
04:04PMMunich Hbf6h08 10:12PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$591One-way
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02:43PMMunich Hbf6h23 09:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$591One-way
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10:43AMMunich Hbf6h23 05:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$591One-way
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12:43PMMunich Hbf6h23 07:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$591One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:42AMMunich Hbf6h24 04:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$661One-way

Timetable Munich to Dresden

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04:11AMMunich Hbf5h26 09:37AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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04:11AMMunich Hbf5h55 10:06AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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04:44AMMunich Hbf6h22 11:06AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:02AMMunich Hbf7h04 12:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:53AMMunich Hbf5h07 11:00AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:53AMMunich Hbf5h07 11:00AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:44AMMunich Hbf6h22 01:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:50AMMunich Hbf4h47 11:37AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:50AMMunich Hbf6h16 01:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:51AMMunich Hbf5h09 01:00PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:51AMMunich Hbf6h15 02:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:43AMMunich Hbf6h23 03:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:50AMMunich Hbf6h16 03:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:50AMMunich Hbf4h47 01:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:42AMMunich Hbf6h24 04:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:50AMMunich Hbf6h16 04:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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10:43AMMunich Hbf6h23 05:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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10:51AMMunich Hbf6h15 05:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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10:51AMMunich Hbf4h46 03:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:14AMMunich Hbf5h30 04:44PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:45AMMunich Hbf4h59 04:44PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:45AMMunich Hbf4h59 04:44PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:51AMMunich Hbf6h15 06:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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12:43PMMunich Hbf6h23 07:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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12:51PMMunich Hbf6h15 07:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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12:51PMMunich Hbf4h46 05:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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01:51PMMunich Hbf4h54 06:45PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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01:51PMMunich Hbf6h15 08:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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02:43PMMunich Hbf6h23 09:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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02:51PMMunich Hbf4h46 07:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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02:51PMMunich Hbf6h15 09:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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03:50PMMunich Hbf5h08 08:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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04:04PMMunich Hbf6h08 10:12PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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04:51PMMunich Hbf4h46 09:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:51PMMunich Hbf4h54 10:45PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:51PMMunich Hbf4h54 10:45PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:53PMMunich Hbf4h44 11:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:44PMMunich Hbf11h22 07:06AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:51PMMunich Hbf9h50 05:41AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:52PMMunich Hbf10h14 07:06AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:06PMMunich Hbf10h00 07:06AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:00PMMunich Hbf7h41 06:41AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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Mon
Oct 25
$52Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$398Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 26
$52Deutsche Bahn with connection
$33BlaBlaCar Bus
$205Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Oct 27
$30Deutsche Bahn
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$389Eurowings
Thu
Oct 28
$30Deutsche Bahn
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
$337Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 29
$30Deutsche Bahn
$52BlaBlaCar Bus
$167Eurowings
Sat
Oct 30
$34Deutsche Bahn
$38BlaBlaCar Bus
$288Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Nov 1
$30Deutsche Bahn
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$86Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Nov 2
$30Deutsche Bahn
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$142Eurowings
Thu
Nov 4
$30Deutsche Bahn
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$167Eurowings
Sat
Nov 6
$43Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$116Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Nov 7
$30Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$101Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Nov 8
$22Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$101Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Nov 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$142Eurowings
Thu
Nov 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$167Eurowings
Fri
Nov 12
$22Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$167Eurowings
Sat
Nov 13
$22Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$86Lufthansa Cityline

The fastest trains from Munich to Dresden

Showing times and prices for Oct 26

Fastest Journey

4 h 44 m

Average

6 h 9 m

Trains per day

42

Distance

359 km

It's difficult to get from Munich to Dresden without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:53PMMunich Hbf4h44 11:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$931One-way
2nd Fastest
02:51PMMunich Hbf4h46 07:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$1071One-way
2nd Fastest
10:51AMMunich Hbf4h46 03:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$1191One-way
2nd Fastest
12:51PMMunich Hbf4h46 05:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$1191One-way
2nd Fastest
04:51PMMunich Hbf4h46 09:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$931One-way

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Train Information from Munich to Dresden

distanceDistance223 miles (359 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Munich to Dresden cover the 223 miles (359 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 7 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $30 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $37 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Train companies

Munich to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train between Munich and Dresden with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $30 (€24). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best 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 from Munich to Dresden. 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.

  • Average Price: $30

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Munich and Dresden don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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

Train from Munich to Dresden

From the capital of the Free State of Bavaria, travelers can reach Dresden in a short time by train. With a total travel time of about 4 hours 24 minutes, the fastest train connections between the two cities are about as long as a car ride on the highway. Travelers with a lot of time and a view of the travel budget can cover the entire train route between Munich and Dresden with cheap local trains. On some connections they travel by train of the Alex-Länderbahn and Vogtlandbahn-GmbH from Munich to the north Bavarian Hof. From there you take the Deutsche Bahn to Dresden.

Which train companies travel from Munich to Dresden?

The entire route between Munich and the capital of the Free State of Saxony is run exclusively by Deutsche Bahn trains. The Alex-Länderbahn and Vogtlandbahn-GmbH trains also operate on the section from Munich to Hof.

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

Travelling by train from Munich to Dresden involves at least one change. The shortest train connections between the two cities take about 4 hours 24 minutes, and the one-time train change takes place at Leipzig Central Station. However, if the waiting time in Saxony's largest city is somewhat longer, or if the route is used to full capacity, these journeys can take up to 5 hours 20 minutes. train journeys with two changes at the Erfurt and Leipzig main stations take about the same amount of time. train connections with two train changes in Nuremberg and Hof usually take 5 hours 30 minutes

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

On weekdays from Monday to Friday you can book between 50 and 53 trips by train from Munich to Dresden. On weekends there are fewer train connections on the route. On Saturday there will be 43 trips between the two state capitals, on Sunday only 38.

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Stations on the route Munich - Dresden?

Munich Central Station. Munich Central Station is about 15 minutes' walk from Marienplatz and the famous Frauenkirche. In front of and next to the station building, buses and trams depart in different directions. Underground trains run in the basement. Numerous restaurants, bistros, shops and a free WLAN are available to travelers and station visitors.

Hauptbahnhof Dresden. Dresden Central Station is located at the southern end of the pedestrian zone. From here, travelers can reach the surrounding countryside and the various districts of the Elbe city by bus, tram and suburban train. Due to the large number of shops and restaurants, the station is classified as a shopping station by the Deutsche Bahn.

Train tickets from Munich to Dresden: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 28 €
2 weeks earlier 25 €12%
3 weeks earlier 27 €4%
2 months earlier 26 €8%


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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 Munich - Dresden 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 4% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Munich - Dresden with 2 months in advance you save up to about 8% compared to the initial price.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Munich 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 Munich to Dresden.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Dresden from Munich cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Dresden from Munich for as low as $30 (€24)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Dresden from Munich?
The Munich to Dresden train ticket price is on average $37 (€30)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is it from Munich to Dresden by train?
The Munich to Dresden train distance is approximately 223 miles (359 km).
What is the Munich to Dresden train travel time?
The train time from Munich to Dresden is on average 5 h 7 min  for the 223 miles (359 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Munich to Dresden by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Munich to Dresden do I depart from? Which Dresden train station from Munich do I arrive in?

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

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

Where is the Munich train station located? Where is the Dresden train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from München Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Dresden Hauptbahnhof and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Dresden.

Which train providers can take me between Munich and Dresden?
Take the Munich to Dresden train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Munich and Dresden as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Munich and Dresden?
The average number of trains departing Munich for Dresden is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Munich to Dresden?
You can take the first train from Munich to Dresden at 4: 50 AM. The last train from Munich to Dresden that you can take departs at 7: 51 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Munich to Dresden schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I buy the Munich to Dresden train for the best deals on tickets?
If you book a train ticket from Munich to Dresden within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $37 (€30) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Munich and Dresden are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Dresden
München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your trip to Dresden.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98