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Overview: Train from Schaffhausen to Dresden

distanceDistance325 miles (524 km)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day

Trains from Schaffhausen to Dresden cover the 325 miles (524 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 30 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Schaffhausen and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Schaffhausen, Switzerland to Dresden, Germany?

Travel between Schaffhausen, Switzerland and Dresden, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Schaffhausen?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/27/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Dresden from Schaffhausen before traveling.

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

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

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Schaffhausen, Switzerland?

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

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

Last checked on 1/20/22. 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 Schaffhausen from Dresden here.

How far is Schaffhausen to Dresden by train?

The train distance from Schaffhausen to Dresden is around 325 miles (524 km).

How long is the train from Schaffhausen to Dresden?

The train time between Schaffhausen and Dresden is on average 10 h 30 min  for the 325 miles (524 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Schaffhausen and Dresden by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Schaffhausen to Dresden depart from? Which Dresden train station do I come into from Schaffhausen?

When taking a train from Schaffhausen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen, Nordstrasse and Schaffhausen, Pilgerbrunnen. When you arrive in Dresden, your train can arrive in train stations including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Schaffhausen   to Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Where is the train station in Schaffhausen to go to Dresden? Where is the train station in Dresden located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Schaffhausen, is located 0.1 miles (193 m) from the city center of Schaffhausen.

The most popular arrival train station, Dresden Hauptbahnhof, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center of Dresden.

How many trains per day are there between Schaffhausen and Dresden?

The average number of trains departing Schaffhausen for Dresden is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Schaffhausen
Dresden
Schaffhausen is the most popular Schaffhausen 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 Schaffhausen for your trip to Dresden.

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