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from Amsterdam to Dresden

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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Dresden

distanceDistance388 miles (626 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $162
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€30) • 11 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $162 (€129) • 3 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 388 miles (626 km) from Amsterdam to Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Amsterdam to Dresden.

Travel Tips

Travel from Amsterdam to Dresden
Travel 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 Amsterdam to Dresden.
Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Amsterdam to Dresden?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Dresden, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Dresden from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in 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)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Dresden, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/18/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Amsterdam to Dresden.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Dresden, Germany?

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 9/14/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Dresden.

How do I reach Dresden from Amsterdam?

There are 3 ways to travel from Amsterdam to Dresden including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Amsterdam to Dresden?

The cheapest way to go to Dresden from Amsterdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $38 (€30).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dresden:

Taking a bus is about $124 (€99) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $162 (€129) for this journey.

A bus is $10 (€8) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Dresden costing on average $48 (€38).

What is the quickest way from Amsterdam to Dresden?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Dresden is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Dresden that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 37 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Amsterdam to Dresden would I travel?

The Amsterdam to Dresden distance is around 388 miles (626 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Dresden?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Dresden is:

  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Amsterdam and Dresden as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and in Dresden?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Dresden:

  • Buses mostly leave from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and tend to arrive in Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Flights mostly leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and tend to arrive in Dresden.
  • Trains mostly depart from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Amsterdam to Dresden?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Dresden, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Dresden by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Dresden for $38 (€30) on Omio.
  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Dresden by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Amsterdam to Dresden for $162 (€129) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Dresden by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Amsterdam to Dresden tickets on Omio for $48 (€38).
Can I travel directly to Dresden from Amsterdam?

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Dresden with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can book a direct flight with KLM.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Dresden as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Amsterdam and Dresden.

Where should I go next after I travel from Amsterdam to Dresden?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Dresden often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Dresden itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Dresden and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets from Amsterdam to Dresden online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Dresden, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $38 (€30) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $162 (€129) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $48 (€38) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Dresden online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam City Centre
Amsterdam Centraal

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk