The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Berlin to Dresden will cost around £ 32 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.
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Of the 66 trains that leave Berlin for Dresden every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 165 km distance in an average of 3 h 1 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 50 m .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 27 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||102 miles (165 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||£16 (€18)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Berlin to Dresden cover the 102 miles (165 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 51 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
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Travel 102 miles (165 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Berlin and Dresden. Check the DB train timetable for your trip between Berlin and Dresden on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Berlin and Dresden you can pay as low as £16.
Deutsche Bahn is the main operator of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, toilets are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
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Trains from Berlin to Dresden travel a distance of approximately 195 km, usually taking between 2 and 3 hours, depending on the number of connections. Trains start as early as 12:40 a.m. and depart until 10:30 p.m. Deutsche Bahn trains depart 2-3 times every hour. Train frequency is usually less frequent at the weekend and during early mornings.
Return trains from Dresden to Berlin are also available.
Services departing from Berlin for Dresden will usually begin at the main train station, Berlin Hbf. However, it is useful to be aware of the fact that many services will also depart or at least stop at the Sudkreuz station as they leave the city. This is the most southerly station located on Berlin's Ring. Berlin Hbf is situated centrally within the city. It can be reached via an impressive variety of public transport options, including u-bahn(subway), bus, tram and train. As the Hbf is located within the Ring, it shouldn't take more than 20 to 30 mins to reach from most parts of the city, thought this can be affected by peak traffic periods during the day. If you are trying to reach it during the night, be aware that the u-bahn does not run after 12:30 am on every day except Saturday. However, there are night bus services running all night, as well as taxi services.
Dresden as a city is something of an architectural marvel, having spent generations as the home of the Electors and Kings of Saxony. It also boasts a vibrant and dynamic nightlife matched with a welcoming attitude from locals. Almost all train services will arrive at Dresden Hbf. This station is located in the center of the city and there are multiple transport options available, including trams, buses and taxis. Night time routes also run for selected buses and trams as well. These are labelled GuteNachtLinie routes and are identified by a special logo on the bus or tram stop sign.
Some of the Berlin train stations to Dresden you can start your journey from include Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Dresden include Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arriving in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Berlin Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Dresden most often arrive at Dresden Hauptbahnhof and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.
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