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Trip Summary

There are 17 daily trains from Dresden to Košice. Traveling by train from Dresden to Košice usually takes around 12 hours and 49 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 11 hours and 42 minutes.

Distance372 mi (598 km)
Fastest train11h 42m
Lowest price£49.69
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Dresden to Košice?

There are 3 train lines with service from Dresden to Košice. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 9 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity112h 53m£49.69
Deutsche Bahn813h 14m£75.95
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company912h 39m£119.19
  • DB Eurocity

    DB Eurocity

    DB Eurocity train tickets from Dresden to Košice start from £50, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Eurocity schedules to Košice. DB Eurocity in Dresden leaves from Train Station . And in Košice trains arrive at Staničné námestie .

    From Dresden to Košice train travel on DB Eurocity takes 12 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Košice faster, DB Eurocity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 42 minutes.

    If you are looking to travel to Košice on a weekend there is typically one DB Eurocity scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Dresden.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Dresden to Košice start from £50, and on average cost . Daily there are 8 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Košice. Deutsche Bahn in Dresden leaves from Niederwartha and 3 other stations. And in Košice trains arrive at Staničné námestie .

    From Dresden to Košice train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 13 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Košice faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 42 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Košice.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Dresden to Košice start from £50, and on average cost . Daily there are 9 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Košice. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Dresden leaves from Langebrück(Sachs) and 4 other stations. And in Košice trains arrive at Staničné námestie .

    From Dresden to Košice train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 12 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to get to Košice faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 42 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 18 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Košice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Dresden to Košice during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Dresden to Košice?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Dresden to Košice. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Dresden to Košice?

The distance between Dresden and Košice is approximately 372 miles, or 598 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 42 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Dresden to Košice are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Dresden at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Dresden to Košice?

There are 17 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Košice to Dresden.

City Information

Dresden

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Sometimes called the Florence of the North, Dresden is a magnificent city that is slowly recovering from its losses during the Second World War. As one of the most visited cities in Germany, Dresden is rich in culture and heritage; both are exemplified in the Frauenkirche, a reconstructed cathedral that serves both as the reminder of the horrors of wars and as a shining beacon of hope. If you are a fan of beautiful architectural works, don't miss out on Dresden Castle, a Baroque castle that has stood firmly and confidently for over 400 years. For fans of music and cultural activities in general, plan a special night out at the Semperoper, the premier opera house of the city.

Dresden's food scene is an eclectic mix of local specialties and international cuisines. For the best local dishes, check out Brühlscher Garten, in the heart of the Old Town quarter. Also worth visiting is Historisches Fischhaus, housed in a building dating back to the 16th century.

Bus and train service connect Dresden to other cities in Germany and the rest of Europe. If you're flying in, the Dresden airport is just a few miles from downtown.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Dresden?

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Main departure station: Train Station

Dresden's largest train station, referred to as Dresden Hauptbahnhof in German, is the central train station in the city. First opened in 1898, the station has gone through numerous renovations and reconstructions. The last major renovation was completed in 2014. The current station is enormous, and it welcomes more than 60,000 passengers daily. You'll find high-class restaurants, retail and gift stores, and a first-class waiting lounge for frequent travellers inside the station. Many Deutsche Bahn railway lines serve the station, and travellers who are transferring to a coach need only walk across the street to the city's main coach station, Dresden ZOB.

All train stations in Dresden:

  • Train Station

  • Langebrück(Sachs)

  • Weixdorf

  • Niederwartha

  • Weixdorf Bad

Where is the train station in Košice?

Main arrival station: Staničné námestie

Košice has one train station.

Train stations in Košice:

  • Staničné námestie

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