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Train Information to Dresden from Dortmund

distanceDistance272 miles (439 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Dortmund to Dresden cover the 272 miles (439 km) long route taking on average 7 h 19 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 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 £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

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Deutsche Bahn Dortmund – Dresden

Find the best trains from Dortmund to Dresden with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £16. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Dortmund to Dresden in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your route from Dortmund to Dresden on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Dortmund to Dresden is 272 miles (439 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Dortmund and Dresden start at £16.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for 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.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Dortmund to Dresden
Travel by train to Dresden easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dortmund to Dresden.
What is the cost of cheap trains between Dortmund and Dresden?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Dresden from Dortmund for as little as £16  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Dortmund to Dresden?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Dortmund to Dresden is £21  one way.
What is the distance from Dortmund to Dresden via train?
The train distance from Dortmund to Dresden is around 272 miles (439 km).
How many hours does it take from Dortmund to Dresden by train?
On average the train from Dortmund to Dresden duration is 7 h 19 min  for the 272 miles (439 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Dortmund and arrival train station in Dresden?

There are a few train stations in Dortmund to start your route from including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. In Dresden you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf   and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Where is the train station in Dortmund? Where is the train station in Dresden?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Dortmund Hbf, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Dortmund. The most popular arrival train station in Dresden, called Dresden Hauptbahnhof, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Dortmund to Dresden?
When taking a train from Dortmund to Dresden, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Dresden. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Dortmund and Dresden and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there from Dortmund to Dresden a day?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Dortmund to Dresden. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Dortmund to Dresden? When does the last train depart from Dortmund to Dresden?
The first Dortmund to Dresden train departs at 06: 06   and the last train from Dortmund to Dresden leaves at 22: 35. Check out the most up-to-date Dortmund to Dresden train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Dortmund to Dresden to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Dortmund to Dresden within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £21 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Dortmund and Dresden are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund Hbf