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Travel Information from Munich to Dresden

distanceDistance223 miles (359 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$29 - $107
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€25) • 4 h 42 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $107 (€92) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 223 miles (359 km) from Munich to Dresden. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Dresden.

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from Munich to Dresden

How to get from Munich to Dresden by train, bus or flight.

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bus

The best way to travel from Munich to Dresden is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
09:05AM6h45
München, Fröttmaning P+R Parkplatz
03:50PMDresden
$361One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
09:05AM6h45
München, Fröttmaning P+R Parkplatz
03:50PMDresden
$361One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Lufthansa Cityline
11:45AM0h55
Munich Airport (MUC)
12:40PMDresden Airport (DRS)
$2091One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
10:57AM4h43
Munich Hbf
03:40PMDresden Hbf
$931One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
09:55AM5h02
Munich Hbf
02:57PMDresden Hbf
$931One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:14AM5h33
Munich Hbf
04:47PMDresden Hbf
$931One-way
2 transfers
FlixBus
08:30AM7h20
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
03:50PMDresden
$361One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
11:40AM6h25
München, Fröttmaning P+R Parkplatz
06:05PMDresden
$391One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
11:15AM6h50
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
06:05PMDresden
$391One-way
0 transfers
Lufthansa Cityline
07:00PM0h55
Munich Airport (MUC)
07:55PMDresden Airport (DRS)
$2091One-way
0 transfers
Lufthansa Cityline
10:00PM0h55
Munich Airport (MUC)
10:55PMDresden Airport (DRS)
$2091One-way
0 transfers
Lufthansa Cityline
08:15AM0h55
Munich Airport (MUC)
09:10AMDresden Airport (DRS)
$2781One-way
0 transfers

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Find the best trip from Munich to Dresden with BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa and Eurowings. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Munich and Dresden. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      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.

        FAQs: Travel from Munich to Dresden

        FAQs: 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 Munich to Dresden.
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        There are 3 options to travel to Dresden from Munich including taking a bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Dresden from Munich is by taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€25).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Munich to Dresden:

        Taking a train costs $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $29 (€25) for the same trip.

        A train is $78 (€67) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $107 (€92) from Munich to Dresden.

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

        There are alternative travel options to Dresden that take longer:

        Getting to Dresden by bus takes 6 h 25 min on average.

        Train takes on average 4 h 42 min.

        The distance from Munich to Dresden is approximately 223 miles (359 km).

        The average frequency per day from Munich to Dresden is:

        • Around 3 buses per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Munich and Dresden as scheduled services by bus, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

        • Buses most often depart from Munich at Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB) and arrive in Dresden at Dresden.
        • Flights most often depart from Munich at Munich Airport and arrive in Dresden at Dresden Airport.
        • Trains from Munich to Dresden most often leave from Munich Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hbf.

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

        • You can take a bus from Munich to Dresden with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Infobus. Cheap tickets can be found for $29 (€25) with FlixBus from Munich to Dresden.
        • You can take a flight from Munich to Dresden with Lufthansa Cityline (2), Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Lufthansa or CityJet. Cheap tickets can be found for $107 (€92) with Lufthansa Cityline (2) from Munich to Dresden.
        • You can go to Dresden from Munich by train with Deutsche Bahn or Alex. You'll see cheap train tickets for $29 (€25) with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Dresden on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Munich to Dresden with the following travel companies:

        • Direct bus available with FlixBus 2 direct buses per day.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Dresden as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Munich to Dresden.

        Your trip from Munich to Dresden doesn't have to end in Dresden. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Berlin, Leipzig or Vienna. If you’d like to add Prague, Berlin, Leipzig or Vienna to your Munich to Dresden tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Dresden today!
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