How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

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from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

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

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden on Dec 03 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:19PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h18 07:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 transfers
561One-way
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10:30PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf8h11 06:41AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
371One-way
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05:19PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h18 09:37PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 transfers
561One-way
04:13PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h33 08:46PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
561One-way
02:14PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h30 06:44PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
601One-way

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Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden

distanceDistance230 miles (371 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $119
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $26 (€24) • 4 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $119 (€108) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 230 miles (371 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.

Travel Tips: Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

Travel Tips: 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 Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.
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There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train, which costs on average $26 (€24).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dresden:

A train is generally $71 (€65) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $98 (€89) from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.

Taking a train is usually $93 (€84) less than taking a flight to Dresden, which costs on average $119 (€108) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Dresden by train can take on average 4 h 18 min.

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:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden as scheduled services by bus, ferry, 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:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Dresden, Flughafen Station.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Dresden.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Dresden by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Dresden tickets on Omio for $98 (€89).
  • Lufthansa can take you to Dresden by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden for $119 (€108).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Dresden by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden for $26 (€24) on Omio.

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

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Dresden with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find 3 direct trains per 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 journey.

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!

Before traveling from Frankfurt am Main 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 costs $98 (€89) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $119 (€108) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $26 (€24) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main 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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