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from Düsseldorf to Dresden

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

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To get from Düsseldorf to Dresden on Sep 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:52AMDüsseldorf Hbf6h53 06:45PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:47PMDüsseldorf Hbf8h57 08:44AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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05:51AMDüsseldorf Hbf7h09 01:00PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:47PMDüsseldorf Hbf7h50 07:37AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:47PMDüsseldorf Hbf8h20 08:07AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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Sep 23
$60Deutsche Bahn
Sep 24
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Sep 25
Sep 26
$30Deutsche Bahn
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Sep 27
$30Deutsche Bahn
Sep 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
Oct 1
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Oct 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
Oct 3
Oct 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information between Düsseldorf and Dresden

distanceDistance301 miles (485 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $157
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $24 (€19) • 8 h 11 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $157 (€125) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or FlixTrain

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 301 miles (485 km) to Dresden from Düsseldorf. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Eurowings, Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Dresden.

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Travel from Düsseldorf to Dresden
Travel to Dresden 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 Düsseldorf to Dresden.
What are the ways to get from Düsseldorf to Dresden?

There are 3 ways to travel between Düsseldorf and Dresden including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Dresden from Düsseldorf?

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Dresden is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€19) compared to other travel options to Dresden:

A train is generally $133 (€106) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $157 (€125) from Düsseldorf to Dresden.

Taking a train is about $5 (€4) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $29 (€23) for this journey.

What is the fastest way from Düsseldorf to Dresden?

The quickest way to travel from Düsseldorf to Dresden is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Dresden by bus can take on average 8 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 8 h 11 min   on average.

What is the distance from Düsseldorf to Dresden?

Dresden is approximately 301 miles (485 km) away from Düsseldorf.

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

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Dresden is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Düsseldorf and in Dresden?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Dusseldorf Airport and tend to arrive in Dresden.
  • Buses most often depart from Düsseldorf at Düsseldorf, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Dresden at Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Düsseldorf to Dresden?

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

  • You can travel by plane to Dresden from Düsseldorf with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Düsseldorf to Dresden tickets for $157 (€125) on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Dresden with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $29 (€23) with Flixbus from Düsseldorf to Dresden.
  • You can go to Dresden from Düsseldorf by train with FlixTrain. You'll see cheap train tickets for $24 (€19) with FlixTrain from Düsseldorf to Dresden on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Düsseldorf to Dresden?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Düsseldorf to Dresden often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Düsseldorf and Dresden itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Dresden and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Düsseldorf to Dresden online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $157 (€125) one way on average for this route.
  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $29 (€23) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $24 (€19) one way on average.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Düsseldorf ZOB
Düsseldorf Hbf