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from Dresden to Katowice

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Travel Information between Dresden and Katowice

distanceDistance237 miles (383 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $43
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€19) • 6 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $43 (€35) • 5 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 237 miles (383 km) between Dresden and Katowice. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 46 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Dresden to Katowice.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Dresden, Germany and Katowice, Poland allowed?

Travel between Dresden, Germany and Katowice, Poland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Poland?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Poland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 2 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 10/15/21. 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 between Dresden and Katowice.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Katowice, Poland?

Return travel to Dresden, Germany from Poland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Poland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • 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 are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany 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 Dresden, Germany was last verified on 10/16/21. 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 Dresden from Katowice.

How do I get from Dresden to Katowice?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Dresden to Katowice. You can take a bus or train.

How do I get from Dresden to Katowice the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Katowice from Dresden is by taking a bus with an average price of $23 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Katowice:

Taking a bus is about $20 (€16) less than taking a train, which costs on average $43 (€35) for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from Dresden to Katowice?

The fastest way to get to Katowice from Dresden is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 46 min.

Other travel options to Katowice can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Katowice by bus can take on average 6 h 25 min.

What is the distance between Dresden and Katowice?

The distance is approximately 237 miles (383 km) from Dresden to Katowice.

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

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Katowice is:

  • 4 buses a day.

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Dresden, Hauptbahnhof and tend to arrive in Katowice.
  • Trains mostly depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Katowice.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Dresden to Katowice?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Katowice by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Dresden to Katowice for $23 (€19).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Katowice by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Katowice for $43 (€35).
Is there a direct service between Dresden and Katowice?

Yes, there are direct routes from Dresden to Katowice with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Katowice with Flixbus with 4 direct buses per day.

Direct services to Katowice 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 route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Dresden to Katowice?
Your trip from Dresden to Katowice doesn't have to end in Katowice. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Kraków, Warsaw or Prague. If you’d like to add Kraków, Warsaw or Prague to your Dresden to Katowice tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Katowice today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Katowice from Dresden online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $23 (€19) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $43 (€35) one way on average.

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

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