How to travel from Hamburg to Dresden

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from Hamburg to Dresden

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

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Dresden on May 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:35PMHamburg Hbf4h00 06:35PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
07:57PMHamburg Hbf10h44 06:41AMDresden Hauptbahnhof
3 transfers
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02:57PMHamburg Hbf5h49 08:46PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
05:51PMHamburg Hbf4h44 10:35PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
12:51PMHamburg Hbf4h16 05:07PMDresden Hauptbahnhof
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Hamburg and Dresden

distanceDistance234 miles (377 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€13) • 5 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 4 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 234 miles (377 km) by bus or train from Hamburg to Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Dresden.

How to get from Hamburg to Dresden

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Hamburg to Dresden, 65,96% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Hamburg to Dresden and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Dresden.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Dresden is by taking a bus with an average price of $14 (€13).

This is compared to other travel options to Dresden:

Taking a bus is about $5 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $20 (€18) for this journey.

The fastest way from Hamburg to Dresden is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 1 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 54 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 234 miles (377 km) between Hamburg and Dresden.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Dresden is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Dresden from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Dresden:

  • Buses from Hamburg to Dresden most often leave from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and arrive in Dresden, Flughafen Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Hamburg at Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Dresden at Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

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

  • You can travel to Dresden from Hamburg by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $14 (€13) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Dresden.
  • You can travel by train to Dresden from Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Dresden tickets for $20 (€18) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Hamburg to Dresden don't make Dresden their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Dresden are Berlin, Prague or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Dresden to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $14 (€13) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $20 (€18) one way.

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

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