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Journey Information

There are 44 intercity buses per day from Prague to Dresden. Traveling by bus from Prague to Dresden usually takes around 2 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest Union Ivkoni bus can make the trip in just one hour and 29 minutes.

Distance74 mi (119 km)
Shortest duration1h 29m
Cheapest price€9.43
Trips per day41
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines6

Price trends for buses from Prague to Dresden

Monthly average prices

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What bus companies travel from Prague to Dresden?

There are 6 bus lines from Prague to Dresden available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 43 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Arda Tur12h 40m€16.16
Citylines12h 0m€35.88
Comati PSG11h 50m€29.89
FlixBus432h 4m€19.07
RegioJet61h 55m€16.06
Union Ivkoni11h 30m€16.20
  • Arda Tur is a Bulgarian intercity coach company serving a large number of cities in Bulgaria as well as destinations across Europe, like Czech Republic, Austria, and Germany. Onboard, you’ll find extra legroom, air conditioning, restrooms, complimentary WiFi and power outlets. There are also snacks and drinks available for purchase as well.

  • Citylines, a prominent Bulgarian bus company based in Sofia, offers an extensive network of routes connecting cities within Bulgaria and beyond, operating numerous daily trips. The company's services extend to countries such as Greece, Turkey, Montenegro, and Germany, providing convenient travel options for passengers. One of Citylines' popular routes is the 12-hour journey from Sofia to Athens, which runs twice daily, and passengers can enjoy amenities such as air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and Wi-Fi connectivity for a comfortable and convenient travel experience.

  • Comati PSG is a coach company based in Romania that primarily operates from Bucharest to popular European destinations like Berlin, Budapest, and Prague. The coaches offer additional legroom, air conditioning, and amenities like USB charging ports, power outlets, WiFi, drinks, and restrooms. The buses make regular stops for food purchases, ensuring passenger comfort.

  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 43 trips from Prague to Dresden, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 4 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Book RegioJet from Prague to Dresden from €13. There are 6 trips per day offered by RegioJet from Prague to Dresden and you can expect on average to pay for a RegioJet ticket to Dresden. In Prague, RegioJet departs to Dresden from Prague Florenc Bus Station . In Dresden, RegioJet arrives at Central Station .

    An average trip on RegioJet from Prague to Dresden takes 1 hours and 55 minutes , while the fastest available RegioJet trip will get you to Dresden in 1 hours and 29 minutes .

  • Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable buses offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 1 trips per day on the route from Prague to Dresden, and the trip usually takes 1 hours and 30 minutes to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 4 minutes to cover the 119 kilometers from Prague to Dresden. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 29 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Dresden. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go."

The first bus leaves at 01:00 and the last bus leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all buses from Prague to Dresden, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 44 scheduled buses that travel from Prague to Dresden every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 41 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Prague to Dresden; ticket prices start at €13.53.

City Information

Prague

With storied churches and beautiful castles, Prague was once the hidden gem of Europe, and it has now revealed its beauty to the world. Prague’s prized landmark is the majestic Prague Castle, which is the largest castle complex in the world. The castle is an amalgamation of many different architectural styles, making it a very special destination to visit. You might even get to see the president of Czechia as well, since it is his office! If you simply want to stroll around and enjoy the vibe of the city, head for the Old Town Square, which has seen very few changes since its conception in the 12th century. If you are not afraid of a little hiking, head to Petrin Hill, which is one of the largest green areas in the city. The area also houses the Rose Garden and Seminary Garden, featuring more than 2,100 trees.

Prague’s food scene is not as well-known as other famous cities’, but the local dishes such as knedlíky or bramboráky will pleasantly surprise you. La Degustation Boheme Bourgeoise is a Michelin-starred restaurant that offers amazing Czech dishes. For local beers, don’t hesitate to check out U Medvídku.

Praha hlavní nádraží is the largest international train station in Prague and it’s located right in the heart of the city. Not too far from the train station is Prague’s central bus station. The principal airport in the city is the Václav Havel Airport Prague.

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 does the bus leave from in Prague?

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Main departure station: Prague Florenc Bus Station

Prague Florenc Central Bus Station is the city's largest and busiest bus station. The station complex is fully equipped with all the modern amenities you could ask for, including information services, luggage storage, public toilets, restaurants, and shops. Bus lines including FlixBus and RegioJet stop at the station, and Prague's central train station is less than 2km away for connections to rail travel. Right outside the bus station, you'll find the Florenc Metro stop, a hotel, several restaurants, and excellent shopping.

All bus stations in Prague:

  • Prague Florenc Bus Station

  • Main Railway Station

  • Aviatická 1017/2

  • Tomíčkova

  • Křižíkova 2110/2b

Where does the bus arrive in Dresden?

Main arrival station: Dresden Ammonstrasse

Buses arrive in Dresden at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Dresden:

  • Dresden Ammonstrasse

  • Central Station

  • Central Station

  • Train Station (Bayrische Straße)

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