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from Berlin to Dresden

You can get from Berlin to Dresden by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Berlin to Dresden on May 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:16PMBerlin Hbf1h51 09:07PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$231One-way
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07:00PMBerlin2h35 09:35PMDresden
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$141One-way
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09:00AMBerlin2h35 11:35AMDresden
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$171One-way
05:00PMBerlin2h35 07:35PMDresden
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$171One-way
05:05PMBerlin Hbf2h02 07:07PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$251One-way

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Mon
May 30
$4Doggiosled
$14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Tue
May 31
$20Deutsche Bahn
$14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
Jun 1
$20Deutsche Bahn
$14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Jun 2
$6FlixTrain
$14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Jun 3
$11FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
Sat
Jun 4
$20Deutsche Bahn
$14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Jun 5
$6FlixTrain
$14Flixbus
Mon
Jun 6
$6FlixTrain
$14Flixbus
Tue
Jun 7
$20Deutsche Bahn
$11Flixbus
Wed
Jun 8
$20Deutsche Bahn
$9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Jun 9
$6FlixTrain
$9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Jun 10
$6FlixTrain
$11Flixbus
Sat
Jun 11
$20Deutsche Bahn
$9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Jun 12
$6FlixTrain
$11Flixbus
Mon
Jun 13
$4Doggiosled
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Tue
Jun 14
$20Deutsche Bahn
$9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
Jun 15
$20Deutsche Bahn
$9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Jun 16
$6FlixTrain
$9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Jun 17
$6FlixTrain
$11Flixbus
Sat
Jun 18
$20Deutsche Bahn
$9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.

Travel Information from Berlin to Dresden

distanceDistance102 miles (165 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€13) • 1 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 102 miles (165 km) to Dresden from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Berlin to Dresden.

General Information about the journey from Berlin to Dresden

Both bus and train routes provide frequent options for travel between Berlin and Dresden. Traveling by train is about half an hour faster than making the journey by bus. As the cities are less than 200 km apart there are no cost-effective ways of flying from one to the other.

Return journeys from Dresden to Berlin are also available.

Buses from Berlin to Dresden

Flixbus, Eurolines and Infobus offer direct routes between the two cities with journey times of approximately 2.5 hours. There are up to 4 departures an hour starting in the early hours of the morning and continuing until around 11:30 p.m. Services operate seven days a week. Departures leave from various points in Berlin city center including the main bus station, Berlin ZOB and Tegel Airport. Arrivals are at Dresden Hauptbahnhof on Bayerische Strasse. Taxis are available near all departure points.

Trains from Berlin to Dresden

Deutsche Bahn trains run from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof with direct trains departing every two hours from the early hours of the morning until around 9:00 p.m. Direct routes have a journey time of slightly less than 2 hours. There are one to two other departures an hour on routes that involve connections at Elsterwerda-Biehla, Leipzig, Cottbus or Senftenberg, with these journeys taking up to 3 hours. Berlin Hauptbahnhof is centrally located on Europlatz near the River Spree and enjoys good links to the city's extensive transport network of U and S-Bahn trains, trams and local buses. Night bus routes operate at weekends. Dresden station is located near the old city and connected to local bus routes and four tram lines. Taxi ranks and car rental desks are located at both stations.

How to get from Berlin to Dresden

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Berlin to Dresden there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 75,67% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Berlin to Dresden. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

How do I go from Berlin to Dresden?

There are 2 ways to get from Berlin to Dresden: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Dresden from Berlin is by taking a bus, which costs on average $8 (€7).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dresden:

Taking a bus is about $7 (€6) less than taking a train, which costs on average $14 (€13) for this journey.

What is the fastest way from Berlin to Dresden?

The quickest way to travel between Berlin and Dresden is by train, which takes on average 1 h 47 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Dresden by bus can take on average 1 h 55 min.

What is the distance between Berlin and Dresden?

You should expect to travel around 102 miles (165 km) between Berlin and Dresden.

How many services a day are there from Berlin to Dresden?

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Dresden is:

  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Berlin to Dresden as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Berlin and Dresden, what are the departure and arrival points in Berlin and Dresden?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Berlin at Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Dresden at Dresden, Flughafen Station.
  • Trains from Berlin to Dresden most often leave from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Berlin to Dresden?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Dresden:

  • You can travel between Berlin and Dresden by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $8 (€7) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Berlin to Dresden.
  • You can go to Dresden from Berlin by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $14 (€13) with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Dresden on Omio.

Can I travel directly between Berlin and Dresden?

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

  • You'll find 10 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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 from Berlin to Dresden.

Where should I go next after I travel to Dresden from Berlin?

Omio customers who travel from Berlin to Dresden often also extend their vacation to go to Prague, Munich or Wrocław. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Dresden and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I book a ticket from Berlin to Dresden online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $8 (€7) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $14 (€13) one way.

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