How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||230 miles (371 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$50 - $240|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $50 (€43) • 10 h 14 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $240 (€205) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 230 miles (371 km) by bus, flight or train between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€43). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $27 (€23). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.
There are 3 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train, which costs on average $50 (€43).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden:
A train is $12 (€10) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $62 (€53) from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.
Taking a train costs $190 (€163) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $240 (€205) for the same trip.
The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.
There are alternative travel options to Dresden that take longer:
Taking a bus requires on average 6 h 5 min of travel time.
Train takes 10 h 14 min on average.
The Frankfurt am Main to Dresden distance is around 230 miles (371 km).
The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden with the following travel companies:
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.
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