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Overview: Train from Dresden to Ulm

distanceDistance247 miles (399 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£19 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Dresden to Ulm cover the 247 miles (399 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £19, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Ulm Hbf.

Train providers

Train between Dresden and Ulm with Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Ulm from Dresden from £16. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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 Dresden to Ulm. 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.

  • Average Price: £16

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Dresden to Ulm and when travelling by train:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Dresden to Ulm
Travel by train to Ulm 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 Dresden to Ulm.
How much does a cheap train to Ulm from Dresden cost?
You can find a cheap train from Dresden to Ulm for some dates and times for as low as £16  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Dresden to Ulm on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Dresden to Ulm is £19  one way.
What is the distance to Ulm from Dresden via train?
The Dresden to Ulm train distance is approximately 247 miles (399 km).
How long is the train between Dresden and Ulm?
On average the train from Dresden to Ulm duration is 7 h 6 min  for the 247 miles (399 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Dresden and arrival train station in Ulm?

There are a few train stations in Dresden to start your trip from including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt. In Ulm you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Ulm Hbf, Ulm-Söflingen and Ulm, ZOB Ost.

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Dresden Hauptbahnhof, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city centre of Dresden.

The most popular arrival train station, Ulm Hbf, is located 0.4 miles (699 m) away from the city centre of Ulm.

What train companies go from Dresden to Ulm?
Take the Dresden to Ulm train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Dresden to Ulm as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between Dresden and Ulm?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Dresden to Ulm. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Dresden to Ulm?
If you prefer early morning trains from Dresden to Ulm, the first train leaves at 13: 50. If you prefer late night trains from Dresden to Ulm, the last train of the day leaves at 20: 12. Omio shows you the latest train from Dresden to Ulm timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I book Dresden Ulm train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Dresden to Ulm is on average £19 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Dresden to Ulm available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 Ulm.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+49 3514611055
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Dresden Hauptbahnhof
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3
Tram lines: 3, 7, 8, 10
Bus lines: 66, 261, 333, 360, 424
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, RE, RB