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Train Information between Dresden and Manchester

distanceDistance693 miles (1117 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Dresden to Manchester cover the 693 miles (1117 km) long route taking on average 20 h 59 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Manchester, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Dresden, Germany by train?

Travel between Dresden, Germany and Manchester, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Dresden?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 25/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Dresden and Manchester as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from United Kingdom by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Manchester to Dresden is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from United Kingdom?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Manchester?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Dresden, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 25/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Manchester to Dresden train here.

What is the distance from Dresden to Manchester by train?
The distance between Dresden and Manchester by train is approximately 693 miles (1117 km).
How many hours does it take from Dresden to Manchester by train?
The Dresden to Manchester train duration is on average 20 h 59 min, which is to be expected when travelling 693 miles (1117 km) between Dresden and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Dresden to Manchester, which train station in Dresden do I depart from and which train station in Manchester do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Dresden to start your journey from including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt. In Manchester you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where do I find the Dresden train station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Manchester.

How many train services are there from Dresden to Manchester a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Dresden to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dresden
Manchester
Dresden Hauptbahnhof is the most popular Dresden 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 Dresden for your journey to Manchester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 66, 261, 333, 360, 424
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, RE, RB
Tram lines: 3, 7, 8, 10
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3