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from Mannheim to Dresden

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

Our recommendation

To get from Mannheim to Dresden on Sep 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:00AMMannheim6h20 04:20PMDresden
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10:00AMMannheim6h20 04:20PMDresden
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08:00AMMannheim6h50 02:50PMDresden
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10:05AMMannheim, ZOB9h35 07:40PMDresden, Hauptbahnhof
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10:50PMMannheim, ZOB7h40 06:30AMDresden, Hauptbahnhof
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Travel Information from Mannheim to Dresden

distanceDistance255 miles (411 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $43
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 5 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 5 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 255 miles (411 km) from Mannheim to Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 7 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Mannheim to Dresden.

Travel Tips

Travel from Mannheim 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 Mannheim to Dresden.
How do I travel from Mannheim to Dresden?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Dresden from Mannheim. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Dresden from Mannheim?

The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Dresden is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€18) compared to other travel options to Dresden:

A train is generally $20 (€16) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $43 (€34) from Mannheim to Dresden.

What is the fastest way to get from Mannheim to Dresden?

The quickest way to travel from Mannheim to Dresden is by train, which takes on average 5 h 7 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h 35 min   on average.

What is the distance between Mannheim and Dresden?

Dresden is approximately 255 miles (411 km) away from Mannheim.

How many services a day are there from Mannheim to Dresden?

The average frequency per day from Mannheim to Dresden is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Mannheim? Where do I arrive in Dresden?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Mannheim at Mannheim, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Dresden at Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Mannheim Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Mannheim to Dresden?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Mannheim 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 Mannheim to Dresden tickets on Omio for $43 (€34).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Dresden. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Mannheim to Dresden tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).
Is it possible to travel directly from Mannheim to Dresden?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus.

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.

Where should I go next after I travel to Dresden from Mannheim?
Many of our customers traveling from Mannheim 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 should I buy a ticket from Mannheim to Dresden online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $43 (€34) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $22 (€18) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Mannheim to Dresden tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Mannheim, ZOB, Heinrich-von-Stephan-Straße

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