How to travel from Erfurt to Dresden

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Travel Information to Dresden from Erfurt

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 1 h 57 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 1 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBrittany Ferries or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 117 miles (189 km) between Erfurt and Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 57 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Brittany Ferries or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Erfurt to Dresden.

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There are 2 travel options from Erfurt to Dresden: bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Dresden from Erfurt is by taking a train, which costs on average $20 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dresden:

A train is $3 (€3) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Erfurt to Dresden costing on average $23 (€21).

The fastest way from Erfurt to Dresden is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 57 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 5 min   of travel time.

Dresden is approximately 117 miles (189 km) away from Erfurt.

The average frequency per day from Erfurt to Dresden is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Erfurt at Erfurt, Urbicher Kreuz and arrive in Dresden at Dresden, Flughafen Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Erfurt at Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Dresden at Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

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

  • Travel with Brittany Ferries for buses to Dresden. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Brittany Ferries Erfurt to Dresden tickets on Omio for $23 (€21).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Dresden by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Erfurt to Dresden for $20 (€18).

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

  • You'll find 6 direct trains a day to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Dresden 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 trip.

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

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $23 (€21) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $20 (€18) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Erfurt to Dresden 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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