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Buses from Ghent to Dresden

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Ghent - Dresden Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Ghent to Dresden. Traveling by bus from Ghent to Dresden usually takes around 17 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 13 hours and 53 minutes.

Distance435 mi (700 km)
Shortest duration13h 53m
Cheapest price$22.99
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
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What bus companies travel from Ghent to Dresden?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Ghent to Dresden. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus517h 53m$69.04
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    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 5 trips from Ghent to Dresden, and usually makes the trip in about 17 hours and 53 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Ghent to Dresden during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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.

How long is the bus ride from Ghent to Dresden?

The bus takes an average of 17 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 435 miles from Ghent to Dresden. However, the fastest bus only takes 13 hours and 53 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Ghent to Dresden for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Ghent?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Ghent to Dresden, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Dresden are there per day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Ghent to Dresden every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Ghent to Dresden; ticket prices start at $141.45.

City Information

Dresden

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Dresden, Germany - DEDRE-1

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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 Ghent?

Main departure station: Oktrooiplein

Most buses depart from the main station in Ghent.

All bus stations in Ghent:

  • Oktrooiplein

Where does the bus arrive in Dresden?

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Main arrival station: Central Station

Dresden's ZOB, which stands for Zentraler Omnibus Bahnhof, is the city's central bus station. It is located between Dresden's train station and the City Center am Hauptbanhof mall across the street. Buses pull up to the curb at the Bayrische Street entrance of the train station, with dedicated bus lanes for safe boarding. Station amenities like seating and restrooms are available inside the train station. Dresden is served primarily by RegioJet and FlixBus buses, but you can also catch other bus services from this station.

All bus stations in Dresden:

  • Central Station

  • Dresden Neustadt - Exit

  • Train Station

  • Dresden-Neustadt

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