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Berlin-Dresden Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Berlin to Dresden?

Lowest Price$21.88
Fastest Train1h 50m
Trains Per Day22
Train Lines6

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Berlin to Dresden right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Berlin to Dresden?

In the last month, $35.21 was the average price of a train ticket from Berlin, BE to Dresden, SN. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 4 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $11.66 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Berlin to Dresden?

The distance between Berlin and Dresden is approximately 103 miles, or 165 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 7 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 50 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Berlin to Dresden 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 Thursday 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 Berlin at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. 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 Berlin to Dresden?

There are 22 scheduled trains on most days. 12 of these are direct connections to Dresden. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Dresden to Berlin. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Berlin to Dresden for $8.49.

Which train should you take from Berlin to Dresden?

There are 6 train lines with service from Berlin, Berlin to Dresden, Saxony. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 17 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity32h 16m$40.89
DB Intercity72h 39m$36.53
DB Intercity-Express33h 10m$61.57
Deutsche Bahn173h 12m$42.96
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company83h 16m$41.85
Railjet42h 30m$34.11

Where is the train station in Berlin?

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 4 stops and stations in Berlin where you can board the train:

  • Berlin Hbf (tief)
  • Train Station
  • Berlin-Lichtenberg
  • Train Station (S-Bahn)

Where is the train station in Dresden?

There are more train stations and stops in Dresden than most cities. Most trains from Berlin will stop at one (or more) of the 15 following stations in Dresden:

  • Dresden-Zschachwitz
  • Train Station
  • Niederwartha
  • Langebrück(Sachs)
  • Cossebaude
  • Weixdorf Bad
  • Weixdorf
  • Dresden-Klotzsche
  • Dresden-Niedersedlitz
  • Dresden Airport
  • Dresden Grenzstraße
  • Dresden-Trachau
  • Dresden-Stetzsch
  • Dresden-Kemnitz
  • Dresden-Reick

Price trends for trains from Berlin to Dresden

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