How to travel from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main

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from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main on Oct 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:12PMDresden Hauptbahnhof4h24 08:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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08:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof6h05 02:11AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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02:12PMDresden Hauptbahnhof4h24 06:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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03:12PMDresden Hauptbahnhof4h32 07:44PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:12PMDresden Hauptbahnhof4h24 10:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Travel Information between Dresden and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance230 miles (371 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$104 - $170
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $104 (€100) • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $112 (€108) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 230 miles (371 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Dresden and Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $104 (€100). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main

Travel Tips: Travel to Frankfurt am Main 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 Dresden to Frankfurt am Main.
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There are 4 ways that you can travel from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Frankfurt am Main from Dresden is by taking a bus with an average price of $104 (€100).

This is compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

Taking a bus is about $8 (€8) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $112 (€108) for this route.

A bus is generally $66 (€64) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $170 (€164) from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main.

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Dresden is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by train can take on average 4 h 16 min.

The Dresden to Frankfurt am Main distance is around 230 miles (371 km).

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 4 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Dresden, Flughafen Station to Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Dresden and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus between Dresden and Frankfurt am Main with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Dresden to Frankfurt am Main tickets for $104 (€100) on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for $112 (€108) with Lufthansa from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main.
  • You can travel to Frankfurt am Main from Dresden by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $170 (€164) with Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main.

Yes, there are direct routes from Dresden to Frankfurt am Main with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Frankfurt am Main with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find 4 direct trains per day to take to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn.

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

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

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

  • Bus tickets cost $104 (€100) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $112 (€108) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $170 (€164) one way on average.

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

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