The cheapest trains from Dresden to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 27 Sep

Cheapest

£24

Average

£85

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 Dresden to Zurich will cost around £ 85 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 24.

Cheapest
22:06Dresden Hauptbahnhof12h54 11:00Zürich HB
4 changes
£241One-way
2nd Cheapest
17:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof13h44 06:55Zürich HB
6 changes
£631One-way
21:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h15 07:26Zürich HB
3 changes
£641One-way
22:07Dresden Hauptbahnhof15h16 13:23Zürich HB
4 changes
£711One-way
22:06Dresden Hauptbahnhof13h17 11:23Zürich HB
3 changes
£711One-way

Timetable Dresden to Zurich

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04:47Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h36 15:23Zürich HB
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05:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof8h49 14:00Zürich HB
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05:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h32 16:23Zürich HB
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06:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h49 16:00Zürich HB
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06:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof8h49 15:00Zürich HB
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06:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h12 15:23Zürich HB
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06:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h32 17:23Zürich HB
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07:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof8h49 16:00Zürich HB
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07:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h32 18:23Zürich HB
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08:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h49 18:00Zürich HB
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08:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h12 17:23Zürich HB
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08:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof8h49 17:00Zürich HB
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08:45Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h15 18:00Zürich HB
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08:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h06 18:57Zürich HB
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08:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h32 19:23Zürich HB
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09:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h32 20:23Zürich HB
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10:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof8h49 19:00Zürich HB
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10:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h49 20:00Zürich HB
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10:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h12 19:23Zürich HB
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10:45Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h15 20:00Zürich HB
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10:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h32 21:23Zürich HB
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11:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h32 22:23Zürich HB
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11:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof11h06 22:57Zürich HB
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12:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h12 21:23Zürich HB
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12:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof8h49 21:00Zürich HB
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12:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h49 22:00Zürich HB
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12:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h06 22:57Zürich HB
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12:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h32 23:23Zürich HB
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14:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h13 23:24Zürich HB
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14:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof8h51 23:02Zürich HB
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14:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h13 23:24Zürich HB
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15:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h13 00:24Zürich HB
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16:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h13 01:24Zürich HB
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16:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof9h03 01:14Zürich HB
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17:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof13h44 06:55Zürich HB
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18:55Dresden Hauptbahnhof14h10 09:05Zürich HB
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21:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof10h15 07:26Zürich HB
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22:06Dresden Hauptbahnhof12h54 11:00Zürich HB
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22:06Dresden Hauptbahnhof13h17 11:23Zürich HB
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22:07Dresden Hauptbahnhof15h16 13:23Zürich HB
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23:06Dresden Hauptbahnhof14h17 13:23Zürich HB
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23:06Dresden Hauptbahnhof13h54 13:00Zürich HB
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Sun
26 Sep
£64Deutsche Bahn
£39STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£178Swiss
Mon
27 Sep
£24Deutsche Bahn
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£178tab
Tue
28 Sep
£17Deutsche Bahn
£36STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£369Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
29 Sep
£24Deutsche Bahn
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£255Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
1 Oct
£177ÖBB | Nightjet
£36STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£142tab
Sat
2 Oct
£24Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£255Lufthansa Cityline

The fastest trains from Dresden to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 27 Sep

Fastest Journey

8 h 49 m

Average

10 h 23 m

Trains per day

42

Distance

556 km

It's difficult to get from Dresden to Zurich without changing at least once.

Fastest
10:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof8h49 19:00Zürich HB
2 changes
£951One-way
Fastest
06:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof8h49 15:00Zürich HB
2 changes
£791One-way
Fastest
05:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof8h49 14:00Zürich HB
2 changes
£951One-way
Fastest
07:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof8h49 16:00Zürich HB
2 changes
£951One-way
Fastest
12:11Dresden Hauptbahnhof8h49 21:00Zürich HB
2 changes
£951One-way

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Train Information from Dresden to Zurich

distanceDistance345 miles (556 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£55 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Dresden to Zurich cover the 345 miles (556 km) long route taking on average 10 h 15 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £55, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn trains from Dresden to Zurich

Find the best trains from Dresden to Zurich with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £17. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect journey between Dresden and Zurich with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables between Dresden and Zurich and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance from Dresden to Zurich by DB is 345 miles (556 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Dresden to Zurich is £17.

DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 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, while WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant 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 Dresden to Zurich
Travel by train to Zurich 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 Zurich.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Dresden, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland?

Travel between Dresden, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Dresden?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Zurich from Dresden before travelling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Dresden, Germany from Zurich is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Dresden from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 25/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dresden from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

How much does a cheap train from Dresden to Zurich cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Dresden to Zurich for as low as £17  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Dresden and Zurich?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Dresden to Zurich train price to come in at an average of £55  one way.
What is the distance to Zurich from Dresden via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Dresden to Zurich via train to be approximately 345 miles (556 km).
How long is the train from Dresden to Zurich?
On average the Dresden to Zurich train time is 10 h 15 min  covering the 345 miles (556 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Dresden to Zurich, which train station in Dresden do I depart from and which train station in Zurich do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Dresden to start your trip from including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt. In Zurich you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof   and arrive in Zürich HB.

Where is the Dresden train station located? Where is the Zurich train station located?

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 Zürich HB and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Zurich.

Which train providers should I travel with from Dresden to Zurich?
When taking a train from Dresden to Zurich, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Zurich from Dresden and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there between Dresden and Zurich a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Dresden to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Dresden to Zurich? What time is the last train from Dresden to Zurich?
The first train from Dresden to Zurich leaves at 06: 51   and the last train for this leaves at 20: 07. Omio shows you the latest train from Dresden to Zurich timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book train tickets from Dresden to Zurich for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket between Dresden and Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £55 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Zurich from Dresden are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dresden
Zurich
Dresden Hbf
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