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Trains from Metzingen to Dresden

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Metzingen - Dresden Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 7 daily trains from Metzingen to Dresden. Traveling by train from Metzingen to Dresden usually takes around 7 hours and 59 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 6 hours and 44 minutes.

Distance264 mi (424 km)
Fastest train6h 44m
Lowest price$25.84
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Metzingen to Dresden?

2 train services operate from Metzingen to Dresden. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 7 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express16h 47m$71.79
Deutsche Bahn78h 23m$67.50
  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Metzingen to Dresden start from $58, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Dresden. DB Intercity-Express in Metzingen leaves from Metzingen(Württ) . And in Dresden trains arrive at Train Station .

    From Metzingen to Dresden train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 6 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dresden faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 44 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Metzingen to Dresden start from $26, and on average cost . Daily there are 7 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Dresden. Deutsche Bahn in Metzingen leaves from Metzingen(Württ) . And in Dresden trains arrive at Train Station .

    From Metzingen to Dresden train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 8 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dresden faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 44 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Metzingen to Dresden 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.

How long is the train journey from Metzingen to Dresden?

The distance between Metzingen and Dresden is approximately 264 miles, or 424 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 44 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 Metzingen to Dresden are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Metzingen at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Metzingen to Dresden?

There are 7 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 Dresden to Metzingen.

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 Metzingen?

Main departure station: Metzingen(Württ)

There is one train station in Metzingen.

All train stations in Metzingen:

  • Metzingen(Württ)

Where is the train station in Dresden?

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Main arrival 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 travelers inside the station. Many Deutsche Bahn railway lines serve the station, and travelers who are transferring to a bus need only walk across the street to the city's main bus station, Dresden ZOB.

All train stations in Dresden:

  • Train Station

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