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from Dresden to Zakopane

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Travel Information from Dresden to Zakopane

distanceDistance299 miles (483 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $79
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€29) • 10 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $33 (€29) • 10 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus or train to travel 299 miles (483 km) from Dresden to Zakopane. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dresden to Zakopane.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dresden to Zakopane

Travel to Zakopane 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 Zakopane.

What are the international travel restrictions for Poland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Dresden to Zakopane?

Travel from Dresden, Germany to Zakopane, Poland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Zakopane from Dresden restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zakopane, Poland from Dresden?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Zakopane, Poland?

The government of Poland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Dresden and Zakopane closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Dresden, Germany from Zakopane, 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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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 5/26/22. 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 Zakopane.

How do I get from Dresden to Zakopane?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Dresden and Zakopane. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Dresden to Zakopane?

The cheapest way to travel from Dresden to Zakopane is by taking a bus with an average price of $33 (€29).

This is compared to other travel options to Zakopane:

A bus is $46 (€41) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Dresden to Zakopane costing on average $79 (€71).

What is the fastest way from Dresden to Zakopane?

The fastest way from Dresden to Zakopane is by bus with an average journey time of 10 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 11 h 16 min.

How far is Zakopane from Dresden?

The distance from Dresden to Zakopane is approximately 299 miles (483 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Zakopane is:

  • 1 bus a day.

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

When traveling from Dresden to Zakopane, what are the departure and arrival points in Dresden and Zakopane?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Dresden to Zakopane:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Dresden, Flughafen Station to Zakopane, Zakopiański Dworzec Autobusowy.
  • Most travelers board their train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Zakopane.

Which travel companies can get me from Dresden to Zakopane?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Zakopane by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Dresden to Zakopane for $33 (€29).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Zakopane. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Dresden to Zakopane tickets on Omio for $79 (€71).

Where should I go next after I travel from Dresden to Zakopane?

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

How far in advance should I buy tickets between Dresden and Zakopane online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $33 (€29) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $79 (€71) one way on average.

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

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