How to travel from Dresden to Munich

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from Dresden to Munich

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

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To get from Dresden to Munich on Dec 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:50AMDresden Hauptbahnhof6h28 05:18PMMunich Hbf
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10:50AMDresden Hauptbahnhof6h28 05:18PMMunich Hbf
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02:50PMDresden Hauptbahnhof6h28 09:18PMMunich Hbf
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04:50PMDresden Hauptbahnhof6h31 11:21PMMunich Hbf
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Travel Information between Dresden and Munich

distanceDistance223 miles (359 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$70 - $418
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $70 (€64) • 6 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $418 (€382) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 223 miles (359 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Munich from Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $70 (€64). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Dresden to Munich.

How to get from Dresden to Munich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Dresden to Munich, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Dresden to Munich and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Dresden to Munich

Travel Tips: Travel to Munich 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 Munich.

There are 4 ways to travel between Dresden and Munich including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Munich from Dresden is by taking a bus, which costs on average $70 (€64).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:

A bus is generally $349 (€319) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $418 (€382) from Dresden to Munich.

Taking a bus is about $65 (€59) less than taking a train, which costs on average $134 (€123) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Munich from Dresden is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Munich can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 49 min.

The Dresden to Munich distance is around 223 miles (359 km).

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Munich is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Munich from Dresden as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight 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 Munich:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Dresden, Flughafen Station and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Dresden to Munich Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Dresden to Munich depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Munich by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Dresden to Munich for $70 (€64).
  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline for flights to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Cityline Dresden to Munich tickets on Omio for $418 (€382).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Munich by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Dresden to Munich tickets on Omio for $134 (€123).

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

  • You can find 2 direct buses per day to take to Munich with Flixbus.

Direct services to Munich 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 Munich often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Prague or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Munich and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $70 (€64) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $418 (€382) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $134 (€123) one way on average.

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

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