The cheapest trains from Erfurt to Dresden

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Cheapest

£19

Average

£27

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 Erfurt to Dresden will cost around £ 27 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 19.

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04:58Erfurt Hbf3h43 08:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£191One-way
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15:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 18:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£191One-way
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11:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 14:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£191One-way
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04:58Erfurt Hbf3h42 08:40Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£191One-way
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13:00Erfurt Hbf3h41 16:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£191One-way

Timetable Erfurt to Dresden

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04:58Erfurt Hbf3h43 08:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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04:58Erfurt Hbf3h42 08:40Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 10:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 09:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:28Erfurt Hbf2h17 10:45Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 12:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 11:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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10:28Erfurt Hbf2h17 12:45Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 14:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 13:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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13:00Erfurt Hbf3h41 16:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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13:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 15:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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13:51Erfurt Hbf2h53 16:44Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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14:28Erfurt Hbf2h16 16:44Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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15:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 18:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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15:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 17:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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16:28Erfurt Hbf2h17 18:45Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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17:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 20:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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17:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 19:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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18:28Erfurt Hbf2h16 20:44Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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19:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 22:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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19:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 21:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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21:02Erfurt Hbf3h39 00:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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21:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 23:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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21:52Erfurt Hbf7h59 05:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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22:01Erfurt Hbf8h40 06:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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22:47Erfurt Hbf7h54 06:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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22:47Erfurt Hbf7h04 05:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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23:18Erfurt Hbf7h23 06:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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Sat
23 Oct
£19Deutsche Bahn
£12Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£19Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
25 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
27 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£11Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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The fastest trains from Erfurt to Dresden

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 57 m

Average

3 h 38 m

Trains per day

29

Distance

189 km

Of the 29 trains that leave Erfurt for Dresden every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 189 km distance in an average of 3 h 38 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 57 m .

The slowest trains will take 8 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 11:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£281One-way
Fastest
19:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 21:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£261One-way
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13:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 15:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£321One-way
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21:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 23:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£261One-way
Fastest
17:40Erfurt Hbf1h57 19:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£281One-way

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Train Information from Erfurt to Dresden

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Erfurt to Dresden cover the 117 miles (189 km) long route taking on average 1 h 55 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 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 £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

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Deutsche Bahn trains from Erfurt to Dresden

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Erfurt to 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) trains take you between Erfurt and Dresden in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your route between Erfurt and Dresden on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Erfurt to Dresden is 117 miles (189 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Erfurt to 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

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Travel Tips

Trains from Erfurt 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 Erfurt to Dresden.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between Erfurt and Dresden?
You can find a cheap train from Erfurt to Dresden 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 Erfurt to Dresden on average?
The Erfurt to Dresden train ticket price is on average £17  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is it from Erfurt to Dresden by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Erfurt and Dresden via train to be approximately 117 miles (189 km).
How long does it take from Erfurt to Dresden by train?
The train time from Erfurt to Dresden is on average 1 h 55 min  for the 117 miles (189 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Dresden from Erfurt by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Erfurt to Dresden train leave from? Which Dresden train station do I come into from Erfurt?

When departing from Erfurt, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel. When arriving in Dresden, you can end your trip in train stations like Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt.

Omio customers book a train from Erfurt Hbf   to Dresden Hauptbahnhof   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Erfurt Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Dresden most often arrive at Dresden Hauptbahnhof and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train providers go from Erfurt to Dresden?
If you're looking for trains from Erfurt to Dresden, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Dresden. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Erfurt to Dresden trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train between Erfurt and Dresden?
Yes, there are 6 direct trains per day from Erfurt to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
How many train services per day are there from Erfurt to Dresden?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Erfurt to Dresden. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Erfurt to Dresden? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Erfurt to Dresden leaves at 04: 31. The last train departing from Erfurt to Dresden leaves at 19: 42. You can find the latest Erfurt to Dresden train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Erfurt to Dresden to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Erfurt to Dresden is on average £17 if you book 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 companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Erfurt to Dresden available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Erfurt
Dresden
Erfurt Hbf is the most popular Erfurt 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 Erfurt for your journey to Dresden.