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Frankfurt - Dessau-Roßlau Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 52 daily trains from Frankfurt to Dessau-Roßlau. Traveling by train from Frankfurt to Dessau-Roßlau usually takes around 5 hours and 50 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 3 hours and 43 minutes.

Distance195 mi (314 km)
Fastest train3h 43m
Lowest price$28.58
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Frankfurt to Dessau-Roßlau?

There are 3 train lines with service from Frankfurt am Main, Hesse to Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 46 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express34h 52m$77.04
Deutsche Bahn465h 42m$57.52
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company48h 17m$84.75

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Frankfurt am Main to Dessau 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 Frankfurt to Dessau-Roßlau?

The distance between Frankfurt and Dessau-Roßlau is approximately 195 miles, or 314 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 43 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 Frankfurt to Dessau-Roßlau are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Friday 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 Frankfurt at 2:00am 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 Frankfurt to Dessau-Roßlau?

There are 52 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 Dessau-Roßlau to Frankfurt.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Frankfurt?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Frankfurt.

Where is the train station in Dessau-Roßlau?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Dessau-Roßlau than most cities. Most trains from Frankfurt will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Dessau-Roßlau:

Train stations in Dessau-Roßlau:

  • Meinsdorf

  • Dessau-Mosigkau

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