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The cheapest trains from Prague to Dresden

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Cheapest

$54

Average

$54

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 $ 54 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 54.

Cheapest
08:46AMPraha, hlavní nádraží3h12 11:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
2 changes
$541One-way
Cheapest
05:42PMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h16 09:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$541One-way
Cheapest
05:58AMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h00 09:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
3 changes
$541One-way
Cheapest
08:47PMPraha, hlavní nádraží3h11 11:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
2 changes
$541One-way
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12:47PMPraha, hlavní nádraží3h11 03:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
2 changes
$541One-way

Timetable Prague to Dresden

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, Jun 25
12:30AMPraha, hlavní nádraží7h28 07:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:18AMPraha, hlavní nádraží4h10 09:28AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:58AMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h00 09:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
06:26AMPraha, hlavní nádraží2h26 08:52AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:47AMPraha, hlavní nádraží3h11 09:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:58AMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h00 11:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:26AMPraha, hlavní nádraží2h26 10:52AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:46AMPraha, hlavní nádraží3h12 11:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:42AMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h16 01:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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10:26AMPraha, hlavní nádraží2h26 12:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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10:47AMPraha, hlavní nádraží3h11 01:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:26AMPraha, hlavní nádraží4h02 03:28PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:42AMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h16 03:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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12:26PMPraha, hlavní nádraží2h26 02:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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12:47PMPraha, hlavní nádraží3h11 03:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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01:26PMPraha, hlavní nádraží4h02 05:28PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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01:42PMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h16 05:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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02:37PMPraha-Holesovice2h15 04:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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02:47PMPraha, hlavní nádraží3h11 05:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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03:26PMPraha, hlavní nádraží4h02 07:28PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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04:26PMPraha, hlavní nádraží2h26 06:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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04:47PMPraha, hlavní nádraží3h11 07:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:39PMPraha-Holesovice2h13 07:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:42PMPraha Masarykovo, nádraží4h16 09:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:47PMPraha, hlavní nádraží3h11 09:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:47PMPraha, hlavní nádraží3h11 11:58PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:28PMPraha, hlavní nádraží8h30 07:58AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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Jun 24
$29Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
Fri
Jun 25
$48Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
Sat
Jun 26
$48Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
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Jun 27
$48Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
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Jun 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Jun 29
$18Deutsche Bahn
$15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Jun 30
$18Deutsche Bahn
$15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Jul 1
$18Deutsche Bahn
$15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Jul 2
$48Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
Sat
Jul 3
$48Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
Sun
Jul 4
$48Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
Mon
Jul 5
$18Deutsche Bahn
$15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Tue
Jul 6
$18Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
Wed
Jul 7
$18Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
Thu
Jul 8
$18Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
Fri
Jul 9
$48Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
Sat
Jul 10
$48Deutsche Bahn
$15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Jul 11
$48Deutsche Bahn
$15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Jul 12
$18Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
Tue
Jul 13
$18Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur
Wed
Jul 14
$18Deutsche Bahn
$13ArdaTur

The fastest trains from Prague to Dresden

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Fastest Journey

2 h 13 m

Average

3 h 40 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 40 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 13 m .

The slowest trains will take 8 h 30 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-Holesovice2h13 07:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$581One-way
2nd Fastest
02:37PMPraha-Holesovice2h15 04:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$551One-way
08:26AMPraha, hlavní nádraží2h26 10:52AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$551One-way
12:26PMPraha, hlavní nádraží2h26 02:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$551One-way
06:26AMPraha, hlavní nádraží2h26 08:52AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$551One-way

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Journey Summary

Prague to Dresden Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
3 hours 20 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $38
Trains depart from:Prague
Trains arrive in:Dresden
Distance:117 km
Train Companies:Deutsche Bahn
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Prague to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Prague and Dresden from $18 (€14). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 73 miles (117 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Prague and Dresden. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Prague and Dresden on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Prague and Dresden you can pay as low as $18 (€14).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Prague to 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

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 COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Prague to Dresden?

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

Can I enter Germany from Czechia?

International entry status: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Dresden, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/23/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Prague and Dresden as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Czechia from Dresden, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Czechia is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Prague from Dresden?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

Last checked on 6/21/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Prague from Dresden.

How much do cheap train tickets to Dresden from Prague cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Prague to Dresden for the next 7 days starting from $18 (€14)  one way.
How much is the train to Dresden from Prague on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Prague to Dresden train to cost on average $33 (€26)  one way.
How far is Prague to Dresden by train?
The Prague to Dresden train distance is approximately 73 miles (117 km).
How long is the train ride to Dresden from Prague?
On average the Prague to Dresden train travel time is 2 h 13 min  for the 73 miles (117 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Prague to Dresden depart from? Which Dresden train station do I come into from Prague?

When taking the train to Dresden from Prague, you can choose to depart from train stations like Prague, Praha, Zličín and Prague, Praha Masarykovo Nádraží. Your journey can end in train stations such as Dresden Hauptbahnhof, Dresden-Neustadt and Dresden Hbf.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Prague, Praha, Zličín   and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Where do I find the Prague train station to Dresden? Where is the Dresden train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Dresden Hauptbahnhof, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can take me to Dresden from Prague?
For the route from Prague to Dresden you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Dresden from Prague on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When can I take the first train from Prague to Dresden? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this route departs from Prague at 4: 47 AM. The last train leaves from Prague at 6: 47 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Prague to Dresden and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets to Dresden from Prague to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Prague to Dresden is on average $33 (€26) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Prague to Dresden available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Prague
Dresden
Praha Hlavni Nadrazi (M)
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