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from Budapest to Dresden

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

Our recommendation

To get from Budapest to Dresden on Sep 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:50PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar11h35 10:25AMDresden
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$311One-way
Cheapest
10:50PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar11h35 10:25AMDresden
1 changes
$311One-way
Other options
09:40AMBudapest Keleti10h12 07:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$871One-way
11:20PMBudapest-Deli pu15h32 02:52PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
4 changes
$581One-way
09:40AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport9h30 07:10PMDresden
1 changes
$4401One-way

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Thu
Sep 23
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$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Fri
Sep 24
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$440Swiss
Sat
Sep 25
$62Deutsche Bahn
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$425Swiss
Sun
Sep 26
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$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$330Swiss
Mon
Sep 27
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$334Swiss
Tue
Sep 28
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$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$358Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Sep 29
$58Deutsche Bahn
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$416Swiss
Thu
Sep 30
$58Deutsche Bahn
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$389tab
Fri
Oct 1
$58Deutsche Bahn
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$348Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 2
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$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$357Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 3
$58Deutsche Bahn
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$325Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$58Deutsche Bahn
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$286Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
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$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$356Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 7
$58Deutsche Bahn
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$334Swiss
Fri
Oct 8
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$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$287Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 9
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$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$237Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 10
$58Deutsche Bahn
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$245Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 11
$58Deutsche Bahn
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$287Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 12
$58Deutsche Bahn
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$287Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 13
Find prices
$27STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$238Lufthansa

Travel Information to Dresden from Budapest

distanceDistance342 miles (551 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $512
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€22) • 11 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $512 (€408) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 342 miles (551 km) between Budapest and Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Budapest to Dresden.

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FAQs
Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Dresden from Budapest?

International travel from Budapest, Hungary to Dresden, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Hungary?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Dresden if traveling from Budapest?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Dresden, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Budapest to Dresden.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Budapest, Hungary from Dresden, Germany due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Budapest, Hungary from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Hungary from Germany?

Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

Requirements for reentering Hungary:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Hungary 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 Budapest, Hungary was last verified on 9/19/21. 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 Budapest from Dresden.

How do I get from Budapest to Dresden?

There are 3 ways to travel between Budapest and Dresden including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Dresden?

The cheapest way to go to Dresden from Budapest is by taking a bus, which costs on average $27 (€22).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dresden:

A bus is generally $484 (€386) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $512 (€408) from Budapest to Dresden.

Taking a bus is about $31 (€25) less than taking a train, which costs on average $59 (€47) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Budapest to Dresden?

The fastest way from Budapest to Dresden is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 10 h 12 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Budapest to Dresden?

The distance is approximately 342 miles (551 km) from Budapest to Dresden.

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

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Dresden is:

  • 1 bus a day.

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

When traveling between Budapest and Dresden, where do I depart from Budapest and where do I arrive in Dresden?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Budapest to Dresden:

  • Most travelers take a flight from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport to Dresden.
  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Budapest to Dresden depart from Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) to Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their train from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can take me from Budapest to Dresden?

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

  • You can take a flight from Budapest to Dresden with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for $512 (€408) with Lufthansa Cityline from Budapest to Dresden.
  • You can go to Dresden from Budapest by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $27 (€22) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Budapest to Dresden on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Budapest to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Budapest to Dresden tickets for $59 (€47) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Budapest to Dresden?
Many of our customers traveling from Budapest to Dresden don't make Dresden their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Dresden are Berlin, Prague or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Dresden to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Budapest to Dresden one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $512 (€408) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $27 (€22) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $59 (€47) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Budapest
Dresden
Budapest - Könyves Kálmán k
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Budapest Népliget autóbusz állomás Busterminal
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Budapest, Népliget Autobus Station
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