The cheapest trains from Prague to Dresden

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Cheapest

$17

Average

$40

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 Prague to Dresden will cost around $ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 17.

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06:26AMPrague2h26 08:52AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$171One-way
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04:26PMPrague2h26 06:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$221One-way
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12:26PMPrague2h26 02:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$221One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:26AMPrague2h26 12:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$221One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:37PMPraha Nadrazi Holesovice 2h15 04:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$221One-way

Timetable Prague to Dresden

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12:30AMPrague7h28 07:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:18AMPrague4h10 09:28AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:58AMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h00 09:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:26AMPrague2h26 08:52AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:47AMPrague3h11 09:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:58AMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h00 11:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:26AMPrague2h26 10:52AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:46AMPrague3h12 11:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:42AMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h16 01:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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10:26AMPrague2h26 12:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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10:47AMPrague3h11 01:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:26AMPrague4h02 03:28PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:42AMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h16 03:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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12:26PMPrague2h26 02:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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12:47PMPrague3h11 03:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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01:26PMPrague4h02 05:28PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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01:42PMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h16 05:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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02:37PMPraha Nadrazi Holesovice 2h15 04:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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02:47PMPrague3h11 05:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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03:26PMPrague4h02 07:28PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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04:26PMPrague2h26 06:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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04:47PMPrague3h11 07:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:39PMPraha Nadrazi Holesovice 2h13 07:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:42PMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h16 09:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:47PMPrague3h11 09:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:47PMPrague3h11 11:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:28PMPrague7h00 06:28AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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Wed
Sep 22
$28Deutsche Bahn
$17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Sep 23
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12ArdaTur
Fri
Sep 24
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12Eurolines Germany
Sat
Sep 25
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12ArdaTur
Mon
Sep 27
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12ArdaTur
Tue
Sep 28
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12Eurolines Germany
Wed
Sep 29
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12Eurolines Germany
Thu
Sep 30
$17Deutsche Bahn
$14Eurolines Germany
Fri
Oct 1
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12Eurolines Germany
Sat
Oct 2
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12Eurolines Germany
Sun
Oct 3
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12Eurolines Germany
Mon
Oct 4
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12ArdaTur
Tue
Oct 5
$17Deutsche Bahn
$14ArdaTur
Wed
Oct 6
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12ArdaTur
Thu
Oct 7
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12ArdaTur
Fri
Oct 8
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12ArdaTur
Sat
Oct 9
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12ArdaTur
Sun
Oct 10
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Mon
Oct 11
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Tue
Oct 12
$17Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus

The fastest trains from Prague to Dresden

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

2 h 13 m

Average

3 h 37 m

Trains per day

27

Distance

117 km

Of the 27 trains that leave Prague 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 117 km distance in an average of 3 h 37 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 13 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 28 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
05:39PMPraha Nadrazi Holesovice 2h13 07:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$251One-way
2nd Fastest
02:37PMPraha Nadrazi Holesovice 2h15 04:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$221One-way
06:26AMPrague2h26 08:52AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$171One-way
04:26PMPrague2h26 06:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$221One-way
08:26AMPrague2h26 10:52AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$251One-way

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Train Information between Prague and Dresden

distanceDistance73 miles (117 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$19 (€15)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Prague to Dresden cover the 73 miles (117 km) long trip with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $17 (€14), but the average price of train tickets is $19 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

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Deutsche Bahn trains from Prague to Dresden

Find the best trains from Prague to Dresden with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $17 (€14). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking 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 between Prague and 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.

    Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Prague and Dresden are the following:

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

    Trains from Prague to Dresden

    With 15 connections a day, trains offer the most convenient way to travel between Prague and Dresden. Deutsche Bahn offers all the train services along this route, with some as direct, while others entail two transfers in Děčín and Bad Schandau. When taking a direct train passengers can expect journey times of just two hours 15 minutes, while transfers increase the journey time to a little over three hours.

    Prague to Dresden Train Time: Daily Departures

    There are 15 daily train connections between Prague and Dresden, including weekends. The first departure is at around 6:30 a.m. while the last train leaves just before 9:00 p.m. Departures are spread throughout the day, giving passengers great flexibility when planning their trip. Deutsche Bahn is the sole provider of services between these two cities, and runs both direct trips and those that involve transfers in Děčín and Bad Schandau. A direct train from Prague to Dresden takes around two hours 15 minutes to cover the distance.

    How long is the journey by train from Prague to Dresden? 

    The time taken to travel by a train from Prague to Dresden varies depending on the provider, as well as the number of changes involved along the route. A journey by a direct train takes about two hours 15 minutes. However, trains that involve changes between the two cities take slightly over 3 hours to complete the journey.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Prague to Dresden?

    Departure train station: All trains plying the Prague-Dresden route depart from the Hlavní Nádraí or Masarykovo Nádraí train station. Hlavní Nádraí lies about one and a half miles (two and a half km) from the city center and is easily accessible by metro in around five minutes.  The station features restaurants, luggage storage, and medical and toiletries vendors.

    Arrival train station: Dresden Hauptbahnhof is the main arrival terminal in Dresden. The station is approximately 270 meters from the Dresden city center, and travelers can access it by walking. The station boasts luggage lockers, shops, toilets, lost and found services, and bicycle parking areas with 24-hour security surveillance. Taxi services are also available.

    Which train companies travel from Prague to Dresden?

    Deutsche Bahn is the main service provider of a train from Prague to Dresden, a 74-mile (119 km) journey. The average time taken to cover this distance is about three hours 10 minutes, and there are 15 connections per day. However, the duration may be longer on holidays or weekends, and it is ideal to use a journey planner for a specific travel date. Some of the trips by this company are direct, while some take passengers through one or two transfers in Děčín and Bad Schandau.

     Deutsche Bahn Prague to Dresden

    Deutsche Bahn makes 15 trips between Prague and Dresden daily, including weekends. The earliest train leaves Prague at about 6:30 a.m., while the last one leaves just before 9:00 p.m. Direct connections leave every two hours throughout the day. Those that entail transfers make changes in Děčín and Bad Schandau.

    Prague to Dresden Trains: Services on Board

    Known for its flexible pricing and a choice of First Class or Standard carriages, Deutsche Bahn offers an unforgettable trip from Prague to Dresden. Comfortable seats, free WiFi and individual sockets and lights await. The provider offers luggage racks measuring 700 x 500 x 300 millimeters, and passengers can board with items such as laptops, briefcases, trolley bags and suitcases at no extra charge. Deutsche Bahn only allows bikes on long-distance trains, and commuters must purchase long-distance bicycle tickets. There are no charges for foldable bicycles and scooters as they take up little space. The bicycles should, however, not block doors, aisles and other safety devices like fire extinguishers. Passengers can bring small pets provided that they are in carriers or closed cages, and do not bother other passengers. Deutsche Bahn offers services for the disabled. With integrated boarding aids such as manual or automatic ramps and hoists, passengers with disabilities are able to smaller and medium-sized stations. It is advisable to contact Deutsche Bahn prior to travel to arrange any extra assistance required.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Prague to Dresden?

    One way of getting cheap train tickets is by booking in advance. Deutsche Bahn releases its tickets three to six months in advance. If travelers know the dates they intend to travel, early booking can secure cheaper tickets from Prague to Dresden. Secondly, always opt for slower or connecting trains when traveling on a budget. Although the journey takes longer than the direct or high-speed services, it'll help make big savings. Still, it will give passengers more time to experience the fantastic view of the countryside. Lastly, avoid traveling at peak hours since tickets are more expensive during this time.

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

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 24 €
    2 weeks earlier 19 €26%
    3 weeks earlier 21 €14.%
    1 month before 18 €33%
    2 months earlier 18 €33%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Prague - Dresden. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    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 Prague - Dresden 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 14% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Prague - Dresden with 2 months in advance you save up to about 33% 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 Prague 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 Prague to Dresden.
    FAQs
    What are the travel restrictions for Dresden, Germany if I'm coming from Prague, Czechia by train?

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

    Is international entry 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?

    Entry Requirements:

    • 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:

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

    The above information was last checked on 9/21/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Prague and Dresden closer to your date of departure here

    What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Prague, Czechia from Dresden, Germany?

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

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

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

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

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

    Last checked on 9/20/21. 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 Prague from Dresden here.

    How much does a cheap train from Prague to Dresden cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Prague to Dresden trains for as little as $17 (€14)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket between Prague and Dresden?
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Prague to Dresden train to cost on average $19 (€15)  one way.
    How far is it from Prague to Dresden by train?
    The Prague to Dresden train distance is approximately 73 miles (117 km).
    What station does the train from Prague to Dresden depart from? Which Dresden train station do I come into from Prague?

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Prague, Praha, Zličín   to Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

    Where is the train station in Prague? Where is the train station in Dresden?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Prague, Praha, Zličín and need to travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city center to get to this train station.

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

    Which train companies can take me to Dresden from Prague?
    If you're looking for trains from Prague to Dresden, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Dresden. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Prague to Dresden trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Can I purchase a direct train from Prague to Dresden?
    Yes, there are direct trains to Dresden from Prague, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    When is the earliest train from Prague to Dresden? When is the last train from Prague to Dresden?
    The first Prague to Dresden train departs at 6: 26 AM   and the last train from Prague to Dresden leaves at 3: 39 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Prague to Dresden on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How early should I book train tickets between Prague and Dresden to score the best deals?
    If you book the Prague to Dresden train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $19 (€15). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Dresden from Prague. 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.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Prague
    Dresden
    Praha Hlavni Nadrazi (M)
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