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Vienna to Dresden bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$21.04
Shortest Duration5h 50m
Trips per day9
bus carriers1
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Is there a direct bus from Vienna to Dresden?

Yes, multiple bus companies offer a direct route from Vienna to Dresden. The duration for this trip can be as short as 6 hours. Trains from Vienna to Dresden require transfers, so the same trip on a train will take between 1 and 4 hours longer.

What is the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Dresden?

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Dresden is by bus, with tickets averaging €22.74. By comparison, train tickets for this route average €76.31.

What time does the first train from Vienna to Dresden leave?

The first train of the day to Dresden leaves Vienna at 7:10 a.m. and arrives in Dresden at 2:45 p.m. The last train leaves Vienna at 7:10 p.m. and travels overnight, arriving in Dresden at around 8 a.m.

How much does a bus ticket from Vienna to Dresden cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Vienna to Dresden were $22.76.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Vienna to Dresden is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Vienna to Dresden?

The distance between Vienna and Dresden is approximately 229.20 miles, or 368.76 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 6 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Vienna to Dresden?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Vienna to Dresden by bus is usually on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Vienna to Dresden?

On average there are 9 scheduled bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Vienna to Dresden, with an average of 9 trips per day and 178 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Vienna to Dresden. Of the 9 trips there are 8 trips that are direct connections to Dresden.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Vienna to Dresden start at $70.43.

1 carriers offer Vienna to Dresden bus trips


Book FlixBus from Vienna to Dresden from $21.04. There are 9 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Vienna to Dresden and you can expect on average to pay $24.64 for a FlixBus ticket to Dresden. In Vienna, FlixBus departs to Dresden from Erdberg and one other station. In Dresden, FlixBus arrives at Central Station,

An average trip on FlixBus from Vienna to Dresden takes 6 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Dresden in 5 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 10 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $25.88 for a weekend trip to Dresden.

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Avg. Time
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There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Dresden will depart from these stations in Vienna:
  • Erdberg
  • Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
Buses from Vienna arrive in Dresden at one main station:
  • Central Station