How to get from Munich to Dresden by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Munich to Dresden is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||223 miles (359 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$47 - $212|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $47 (€40) • 7 h 56 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $212 (€181) • 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 223 miles (359 km) by bus, flight or train to Dresden from Munich. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $47 (€40). 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 Munich to Dresden.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $29 (€25). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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 from Munich to 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), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Munich and 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.
You can get to Dresden from Munich 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Munich to Dresden is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $47 (€40) compared to other travel options to Dresden:
A bus is $165 (€141) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Munich to Dresden costing on average $212 (€181).
Taking a bus costs $13 (€11) less than taking a train, which costs on average $59 (€51) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel between Munich and Dresden is by flight, which takes on average 55 min compared to other travel options that take longer:
Bus takes 7 h 56 min on average.
Train takes 8 h 14 min on average.
The Munich to Dresden distance is around 223 miles (359 km).
The average frequency per day from Munich to Dresden is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Dresden from Munich 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 from Munich to Dresden:
The following travel companies offer services from Munich to Dresden:
Yes, there are direct routes from Munich 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 route.
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