Prague to Dresden train

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Cheap train tickets from Prague to Dresden

Showing times and prices for Jun 15

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Prague to Dresden is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
12:28PM2h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
02:50PMDresden Hbf
$361One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:28AM2h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
10:50AMDresden Hbf
$391One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:28AM2h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
12:50PMDresden Hbf
$521One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:45AM3h13
Prague hlavní nádraží
11:58AMDresden Hbf
$621One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:45AM3h13
Prague hlavní nádraží
01:58PMDresden Hbf
$621One-way
2 transfers

Train schedule from Prague to Dresden

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, June 15
Deutsche Bahn
08:28AM2h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
10:50AMDresden Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:45AM3h13
Prague hlavní nádraží
11:58AMDresden Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:28AM2h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
12:50PMDresden Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:45AM3h13
Prague hlavní nádraží
01:58PMDresden Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
12:28PM2h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
02:50PMDresden Hbf
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Prague to Dresden

Showing times and prices for Jun 15

Fastest Journey

2 h 22 m

Average

2 h 42 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

117 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Prague for Dresden every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
12:28PM2h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
02:50PMDresden Hbf
$361One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
10:28AM2h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
12:50PMDresden Hbf
$521One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
08:28AM2h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
10:50AMDresden Hbf
$391One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:45AM3h13
Prague hlavní nádraží
11:58AMDresden Hbf
$621One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:45AM3h13
Prague hlavní nádraží
01:58PMDresden Hbf
$621One-way
2 transfers

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ReviewsReviews for the rail journey from Prague to Dresden

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IconComfort limitations
Embarking on a Bus journey from Prague to Dresden offers a blend of convenience and affordability. The buses are equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi allowing passengers to stay connected and make the most of their time. The comfort on board is notable, featuring spacious seating arrangements for a pleasant ride. Services provided are attentive, with friendly staff available to assist passengers with inquiries. The journey duration is typically reasonable, allowing for a timely arrival. In terms of cost, bus travel proves to be a cost-effective option, catering to budget conscious travellers seeking a comfortable and connected travel experience
Pros
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The train journey took around 3 hours. The conductor was very nice to me and we were able to reach Dresden main station almost on time. The seats were okay. The train was clean and didn't smell. The same can be said about the toilet, which was spotless. I didn't have to change trains, I could just stay on the same train. In my section it was pleasant in terms of volume and temperature the whole time.
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The train journey from Prague to Dresden was a revelation. The comfort was first class, as was the service. The cleanliness was remarkable and the journey time was surprisingly short. The value for money was unbeatable. A fabulous journey that I would recommend to anyone.
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IconSimple booking
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IconSlight delay
I thought it was a pity that the train was slightly late, but I still reached my destination quickly without changing trains. I also liked the easy and cheap online booking. I also liked the fact that the wifi was excellent and the toilets and the whole train were clean.
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IconNo wifi
I really liked the fact that I could buy the ticket easily and cheaply online. I also liked the fact that I reached my destination without any delays or changes. I also liked the toilets because they were very clean. However, the wifi was not working.
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IconSuper cheap and easy booking
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IconNo wifi
I found this journey very good because it was very easy and cheap to book online. The staff were very friendly when checking the ticket. The toilets were very tidy and clean. I also thought it was great that I reached my destination promptly. Another positive point was that I didn't have to change trains. However, I thought it was a shame that the wifi was down the whole time.
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The EC 172 departed from Prague without delay. I did not have to change trains. The seat was very comfortable as well as the general service provided. The friendly staff helped me on and off the train due to my broken leg. I was able to continue working on the wifi without any problems, which was also possible due to the quiet volume. The hygiene on the train was really great. I recommend everyone to reserve a seat.
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The train was very hygienic. The facilities were also absolutely spotless. There were power sockets available, the wifi was good and there was a general air of calm hygiene. I was also able to buy my ticket in advance on a very clear website. The price-performance ratio was also good. Finally, I would like to mention again that the staff went out of their way to make the journey as pleasant as possible.
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A big advantage on the journey was definitely that the benches were very comfortable and wifi was constantly fast. The train was also very punctual and the staff were friendly and helpful. There were no problems when buying the ticket and the price was absolutely fair. Overall, I can say that I can definitely recommend the train connection and give it 5 stars. There was no need to change trains.

Overview: Train from Prague to Dresden

distanceDistance73 miles (117 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, European Sleeper, České dráhy or ÖBB | Railjet

Trains from Prague to Dresden cover the 73 miles (117 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, European Sleeper, České dráhy or ÖBB | Railjet. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $22 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $38 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague hlavní nádraží and arrive in Dresden Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB | Railjet from Prague to Dresden trains

You can travel by train from Prague to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB | Railjet for as low as $17 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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 to Dresden from Prague. 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.

Train information from Prague to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: $17

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Prague to Dresden

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Prague to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

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.

FAQs: Trains from Prague to Dresden

FAQs: Travel by train from Prague 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
Cheap train tickets from Prague to Dresden can start from as little as $22 (€19) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Prague to Dresden is $38 (€34); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Prague to Dresden train travel time is 2 h 14 min   for the 73 mile (117 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Prague to Dresden leaves at 6: 28 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Prague to Dresden leaves at 7: 45 PM.
Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day from Prague to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn, European Sleeper, České dráhy or ÖBB | Railjet. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Dresden. Take the fast train with ÖBB | Railjet from Prague to Dresden.
For the best Prague to Dresden train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, European Sleeper, České dráhy or ÖBB | Railjet. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Prague to Dresden to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Prague to Dresden with European Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Prague, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Prague hlavní nádraží, Prague-Holešovice and Praha-Kačerov. When arriving in Dresden, you can end your journey in train stations like Dresden Hbf, Dresden-Neustadt station and Dresden Mitte.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Prague hlavní nádraží, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Dresden Hbf, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Dresden from Prague is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 14 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Prague to Dresden is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Prague and Dresden including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Prague and Dresden

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Prague hlavní nádraží is the most popular Prague 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 Prague for your trip to Dresden.
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