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from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden on Jan 22 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:19PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h28 08:47PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$491One-way
Cheapest
11:59PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf14h11 02:10PMDresden
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$361One-way
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06:14AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h19 11:33AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$491One-way
04:13PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h21 09:34PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$541One-way
02:14PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h20 07:34PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
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$591One-way

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Sat
Jan 22
$42Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$178Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Jan 23
$29Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$178Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Jan 24
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$157Lufthansa
Tue
Jan 25
$21Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$207Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Jan 26
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$178Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Jan 27
$21Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$178Lufthansa
Fri
Jan 28
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$121Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Jan 29
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$95Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$106Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Jan 31
$21Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$157Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Feb 1
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$135Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 2
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$135Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Feb 3
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$135Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 5
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$21Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 9
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$121Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 10
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$93Lufthansa

Travel Information to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance230 miles (371 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $93
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 4 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $93 (€78) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 230 miles (371 km) by flight, bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?

You can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?

The cheapest way to go to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train, which costs on average $21 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dresden:

A train is generally $72 (€60) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $93 (€78) from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Dresden, which costs on average $23 (€19) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

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

In comparison, getting to Dresden by bus can take on average 6 h 10 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 18 min   on average.

How many miles from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 230 miles (371 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden.

How many services a day are there to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden:

  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden depart from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Dresden.
  • Most travelers catch their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden depart from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Which travel operators can get me to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can go to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main by plane with Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $93 (€78) with Lufthansa from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden on Omio.
  • You can travel by bus to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Dresden tickets for $23 (€19) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $21 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.

Can I find a direct route between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden?

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn with 6 direct trains per day.

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 journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main 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 my Frankfurt am Main to Dresden one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $93 (€78) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $23 (€19) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $21 (€18) one way on average.

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