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from Dresden to Merseburg

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Travel Information to Merseburg from Dresden

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 2 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 78 miles (126 km) by bus or train between Dresden and Merseburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dresden to Merseburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dresden to Merseburg

Travel to Merseburg 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 Merseburg.

How do I go from Dresden to Merseburg?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel to Merseburg from Dresden is by taking a bus with an average price of $11 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Merseburg:

A bus is generally $9 (€8) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $20 (€18) from Dresden to Merseburg.

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

The fastest way to get to Merseburg from Dresden is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 23 min.

Other travel options to Merseburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 45 min   on average.

How far is Merseburg from Dresden?

Merseburg is approximately 78 miles (126 km) away from Dresden.

How many services a day are there between Dresden and Merseburg?

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Merseburg is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Dresden to Merseburg?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Dresden at Dresden, Flughafen Station and arrive in Merseburg at Merseburg, Bahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Merseburg.

Who can get me from Dresden to Merseburg?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Merseburg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Dresden to Merseburg tickets on Omio for $11 (€10).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Merseburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Dresden to Merseburg tickets on Omio for $20 (€18).

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Dresden to Merseburg?

Your trip from Dresden to Merseburg doesn't have to end in Merseburg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Leipzig or Halle. If you’d like to add Berlin, Leipzig or Halle to your Dresden to Merseburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Merseburg today!

How early should I book Dresden to Merseburg tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $11 (€10) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $20 (€18) one way.

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

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