Prague to Dresden train

Cheap train tickets from Prague to Dresden

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20

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23

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.

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05:37PMPraha-Holesovice2h13 07:50PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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02:34PMPraha-Holesovice2h17 04:51PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:25AMPrague2h26 10:51AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:25AMPrague2h26 08:51AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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04:25PMPrague2h26 06:51PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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Train schedule from Prague to Dresden

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06:25AMPrague2h26 08:51AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:25AMPrague2h26 10:51AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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10:25AMPrague2h26 12:51PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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12:25PMPrague2h26 02:51PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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02:34PMPraha-Holesovice2h17 04:51PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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04:25PMPrague2h26 06:51PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:37PMPraha-Holesovice2h13 07:50PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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Fastest train times from Prague to Dresden

Showing times and prices for Dec 06

Fastest Journey

2 h 13 m

Average

2 h 22 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

117 km

Of the 7 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.

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05:37PMPraha-Holesovice2h13 07:50PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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201One-way
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02:34PMPraha-Holesovice2h17 04:51PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:25AMPrague2h26 10:51AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:25AMPrague2h26 08:51AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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12:25PMPrague2h26 02:51PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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Overview: Train from Prague to Dresden

distanceDistance73 miles (117 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Czech Railways (ČD) or Railjet

Trains from Prague to Dresden cover the 73 miles (117 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Czech Railways (ČD) or Railjet. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $23 (€20), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $17 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and České dráhy from Prague to Dresden trains

You can travel by train between Prague and Dresden with Deutsche Bahn and České dráhy for as low as $17 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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České dráhy

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 Prague 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.

    Czech Railway is the major railway operator in the Czech Republic where you can find Second class and First Class tickets for your next train to Dresden from Prague.

    Find cheap tickets for České dráhy trains between Prague and Dresden on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Prague to Dresden train schedule from České dráhy, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 73 miles (117 km) journey to Dresden from Prague, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Prague and Dresden in the Omio app, you can check to see if the České dráhy trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the České dráhy train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Dresden from Prague and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Prague and Dresden with České dráhy!

    České dráhy from Prague to Dresden train information:

    • Average Duration: 2 h 17 min
    • České dráhy frequency: 4 a day

    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%


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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 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.
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    Travel Tips: Trains from Prague to Dresden

    Travel Tips: 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

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

    Is international entry into Dresden from Prague restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Prague and Dresden closer to your date of departure here

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

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

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

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

    What are the requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

    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: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last checked on 11/6/22. 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.

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Prague to Dresden trains for as little as $17 (€15)  in the next 7 days.
    The Prague to Dresden train ticket price is on average $23 (€20)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Dresden from Prague by train to be approximately 73 miles (117 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 73 miles (117 km) to Dresden from Prague can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Prague to Dresden train journey time is on average 2 h 13 min.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Prague   and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Prague, is located 2.2 miles (3.6 km) from the city center of Prague.

    The most popular arrival train station, Dresden Hauptbahnhof, is located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city center of Dresden.

    Take the Prague to Dresden train with Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Czech Railways (ČD) or Railjet. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Prague to Dresden as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Prague to Dresden, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    On average, there are 6 trains a day from Prague to Dresden. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first train from Prague to Dresden at 2: 25 PM. The last train from Prague to Dresden that you can take departs at 2: 25 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Prague to Dresden schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    If you buy the Prague to Dresden train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $23 (€20). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Prague and Dresden. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports in Prague and Dresden

    Prague
    Dresden
    The major railway station for departures from Prague is Prague. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Prague for your journey to Dresden from Prague.

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