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16 Oct
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17 Oct
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18 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
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19 Oct
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20 Oct
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21 Oct
£46FlixTrain
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22 Oct
£48FlixTrain
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23 Oct
£17FlixTrain
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24 Oct
£32Deutsche Bahn
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25 Oct
£16FlixTrain
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27 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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28 Oct
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Fri
29 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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30 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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1 Nov
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2 Nov
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3 Nov
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4 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
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Train Information between Cologne and Dresden

distanceDistance295 miles (475 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£34 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Dresden cover the 295 miles (475 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

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Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to Dresden

For as little as £16 you can travel by train between Cologne and Dresden with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Cologne to Dresden. 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, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Dresden train information:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 29 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 4 a day

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Cologne and Dresden:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Dresden
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your journey to Dresden.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19