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from Dortmund to Dresden

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Travel Information to Dresden from Dortmund

distanceDistance272 miles (439 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $29
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 7 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 7 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 272 miles (439 km) by bus or train to Dresden from Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Dresden.

Travel Tips

Travel from Dortmund 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 Dortmund to Dresden.
How do I travel from Dortmund to Dresden?

You can travel between Dortmund and Dresden 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Dortmund to Dresden?

The cheapest way to go to Dresden from Dortmund is by taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dresden:

Taking a train is about $6 (€5) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $29 (€23) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to travel between Dortmund and Dresden?

The fastest way from Dortmund to Dresden is by train with an average journey time of 7 h 19 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Dresden by bus can take on average 7 h 35 min.

What is the distance between Dortmund and Dresden?

The distance is approximately 272 miles (439 km) from Dortmund to Dresden.

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

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Dresden is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Dortmund? Where do I arrive in Dresden?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Dortmund at Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Dresden at Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains most often depart from Dortmund at Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Dresden at Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can take me from Dortmund to Dresden?

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

  • You can go to Dresden from Dortmund by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $29 (€23) with Flixbus from Dortmund to Dresden on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Dortmund to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Dresden.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Dresden from Dortmund ends?
Omio customers who travel from Dortmund to Dresden often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Prague or Munich. 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 buy a ticket from Dortmund to Dresden online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Dortmund to Dresden, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $29 (€23) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $22 (€18) one way.

But we recommend booking Dortmund to Dresden tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund ZOB
Dortmund Hbf

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