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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Hamburg to Dresden?

Lowest price$20.21
Fastest train3h 51m
Trains per day69
Train lines5

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Hamburg 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.

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

In the last month, $39.98 was the average price of a train ticket from Hamburg, HH to Dresden, SN. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Hamburg to Dresden?

The distance between Hamburg and Dresden is approximately 234 miles, or 377 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 7 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 51 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 Hamburg 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 Monday 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 Hamburg at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Hamburg to Dresden?

There are 69 scheduled trains on most days. 5 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 Hamburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Hamburg to Dresden for $16.56.

Which train should you take from Hamburg to Dresden?

There are 5 train lines with service from Hamburg, Hamburg to Dresden, Saxony. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 50 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity44h 40m$52.32
DB Intercity14h 9m$50.21
DB Intercity-Express25h 34m$39.97
Deutsche Bahn505h 59m$41.23
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company127h 36m$40.07

DB Eurocity train tickets from Hamburg to Dresden start from $34, and on average cost $52. Daily there are 4 DB Eurocity schedules to Dresden. DB Eurocity in Hamburg leaves from Train Station, And in Dresden trains arrive at Train Station and 2 other train stations. From Hamburg to Dresden train travel on DB Eurocity takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dresden faster, DB Eurocity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 51 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Eurocity offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $54 for a one-way train ticket to Dresden.

DB Intercity train tickets from Hamburg to Dresden start from $41, and on average cost $50. Daily there are 1 DB Intercity schedules to Dresden. DB Intercity in Hamburg leaves from Train Station, And in Dresden trains arrive at Train Station, From Hamburg to Dresden train travel on DB Intercity takes 4 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dresden faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 51 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $60 for a one-way train ticket to Dresden.

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Hamburg to Dresden start from $38, and on average cost $40. Daily there are 2 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Dresden. DB Intercity-Express in Hamburg leaves from Train Station, And in Dresden trains arrive at Train Station and 3 other train stations. From Hamburg to Dresden train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 5 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dresden faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Dresden on a weekend there is typically one DB Intercity-Express scheduled trip per day, which will cost $38 for a one-way weekend reservation from Hamburg.

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Hamburg to Dresden start from $20, and on average cost $41. Daily there are 50 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Dresden. Deutsche Bahn in Hamburg leaves from Train Station, And in Dresden trains arrive at Train Station and 10 other train stations. From Hamburg to Dresden train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 5 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dresden faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 51 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 15 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $46 for a one-way train ticket to Dresden.

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Hamburg to Dresden start from $27, and on average cost $40. Daily there are 12 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Dresden. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Hamburg leaves from Train Station, And in Dresden trains arrive at Dresden-Klotzsche and 10 other train stations. From Hamburg to Dresden train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 7 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dresden faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 51 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $40 for a one-way train ticket to Dresden.

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