The cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£24

Average

£78

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 Frankfurt am Main to Dresden will cost around £ 78 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 24.

Cheapest
21:20Frankfurt (Main) Hbf8h21 05:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
£241One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:49Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h55 08:44Dresden Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
£451One-way
06:14Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h46 11:00Dresden Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
£511One-way
19:20Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 23:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
£651One-way
12:18Frankfurt (Main) Hbf6h27 18:45Dresden Hauptbahnhof
2 changes
£711One-way

Timetable Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

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02:49Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h55 08:44Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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06:14Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h46 11:00Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:16Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h21 11:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:14Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h46 13:00Dresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
09:20Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 13:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:20Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 15:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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12:14Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h30 16:44Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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12:18Frankfurt (Main) Hbf6h27 18:45Dresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
12:26Frankfurt (Main) Hbf6h19 18:45Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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13:20Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 17:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
14:14Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h31 18:45Dresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
15:21Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h16 19:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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16:13Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h45 20:58Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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17:21Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h16 21:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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18:14Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h31 22:45Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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19:20Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 23:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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21:20Frankfurt (Main) Hbf8h21 05:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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22:22Frankfurt (Main) Hbf10h45 09:07Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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Thu
21 Oct
£46Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£167Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
22 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
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£167Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
23 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£109Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
24 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£382Lufthansa
Mon
25 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
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£146Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
26 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£19Flixbus
£146Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
27 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£146Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
28 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£193Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
29 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£249Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£19Flixbus
£125Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
31 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£61Lufthansa
Mon
1 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£82Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
2 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£109Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
4 Nov
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£17Flixbus
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Fri
5 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£72Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
6 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£13Flixbus
£72Lufthansa
Sun
7 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£72Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
8 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£13Flixbus
£61Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
9 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£72Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
10 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£72Lufthansa Cityline

The fastest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 16 m

Average

5 h 18 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

372 km

Of the 18 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Dresden every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 372 km distance in an average of 5 h 18 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 16 m .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 45 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
17:21Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h16 21:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
£1081One-way
Fastest
15:21Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h16 19:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
£751One-way
2nd Fastest
19:20Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 23:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
£651One-way
2nd Fastest
11:20Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 15:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
£1081One-way
2nd Fastest
13:20Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 17:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
£951One-way

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Train Information from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

distanceDistance230 miles (371 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£18 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden cover the 230 miles (371 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 17 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 route for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Train companies

Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden

Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden from £16 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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 between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden. 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.

Frankfurt am Main to Dresden train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration:
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden for the next 7 days starting from £16  one way.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main is £18  one way.
How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden via train to be approximately 230 miles (371 km).
What is the average Frankfurt am Main to Dresden train duration?
The train time between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden is on average 4 h 17 min  for the 230 miles (371 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden do I depart from? Which Dresden train station from Frankfurt am Main do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Frankfurt am Main to start your journey from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. 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 Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Where is the Frankfurt am Main train station located? Where is the Dresden train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, is located 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city centre of Frankfurt am Main.

The most popular arrival train station, Dresden Hauptbahnhof, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Dresden.

What train companies go from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?
For the trip from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?
Yes, there are 6 direct trains per day to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many trains are there from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden a day?
The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Dresden is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden? When does the last train depart from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Frankfurt am Main at 05: 14. The last train leaves from Frankfurt am Main at 21: 30. Check Omio for the latest train times from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden is on average £18 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 to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Dresden
Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your journey to Dresden.