Cheap train tickets from Magdeburg to Dresden

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Cheapest

£18

Average

£19

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 Magdeburg to Dresden will cost around £ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 18.

Deutsche Bahn
16:06Magdeburg3h35 19:41Dresden
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£181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
20:04Magdeburg2h33 22:37Dresden
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£181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
16:00Magdeburg3h33 19:33Dresden
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£181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
21:08Magdeburg7h33 04:41Dresden
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£181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
17:00Magdeburg2h46 19:46Dresden
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£191One-way

Train schedule Magdeburg to Dresden

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Deutsche Bahn
04:35Magdeburg4h07 08:42Dresden
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Deutsche Bahn
16:00Magdeburg3h33 19:33Dresden
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Deutsche Bahn
16:06Magdeburg3h35 19:41Dresden
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Deutsche Bahn
17:00Magdeburg2h46 19:46Dresden
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Deutsche Bahn
19:04Magdeburg2h44 21:48Dresden
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Deutsche Bahn
20:04Magdeburg2h33 22:37Dresden
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Deutsche Bahn
21:08Magdeburg7h33 04:41Dresden
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Sun
29 May
£20Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
Mon
30 May
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Tue
31 May
£18Deutsche Bahn
£11Flixbus

Fastest train times from Magdeburg to Dresden

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 33 m

Average

3 h 50 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

189 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Magdeburg 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 189 km distance in an average of 3 h 50 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 33 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 33 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.

Deutsche Bahn
20:04Magdeburg2h33 22:37Dresden
0 changes
£181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
19:04Magdeburg2h44 21:48Dresden
0 changes
£191One-way
Deutsche Bahn
17:00Magdeburg2h46 19:46Dresden
0 changes
£191One-way
Deutsche Bahn
16:00Magdeburg3h33 19:33Dresden
0 changes
£181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
16:06Magdeburg3h35 19:41Dresden
0 changes
£181One-way

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Overview: Train from Magdeburg to Dresden

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price£18 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Magdeburg to Dresden cover the 117 miles (188 km) long route taking on average 2 h 33 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £18, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Magdeburg Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Magdeburg to Dresden

Find the best trains between Magdeburg and Dresden with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £16. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Magdeburg to Dresden train.

Train information from Magdeburg to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 21 min
  • Average Price: £16
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 8 a day

Deutsche Bahn 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Magdeburg to Dresden are the following:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg to Dresden.
FAQs

What is the cost of cheap trains to Dresden from Magdeburg?

You can find a cheap train from Magdeburg to Dresden for some dates and times for as low as £16  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Magdeburg to Dresden cost on average?

If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Magdeburg to Dresden train prices are on average £18  one way.

How many miles is it from Magdeburg to Dresden by train?

The distance to Dresden from Magdeburg by train is approximately 117 miles (188 km).

How long does it take from Magdeburg to Dresden by train?

The Magdeburg to Dresden train duration is on average 2 h 33 min, which is to be expected when travelling 117 miles (188 km) from Magdeburg to Dresden. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Magdeburg to Dresden, which train station in Magdeburg do I depart from and which train station in Dresden do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Magdeburg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Magdeburg Hbf, Magdeburg-Neustadt and Magdeburg-Buckau. When you arrive in Dresden, your train can arrive in train stations including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Magdeburg Hbf   to Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Where is the train station in Magdeburg to go to Dresden? Where is the train station in Dresden located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Magdeburg Hbf and travel around 0.2 miles (339 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Dresden Hauptbahnhof and need to travel approximately 1.9 miles (3 km) from the train station to the city centre in Dresden.

Which train companies can take me to Dresden from Magdeburg?

If you're looking for trains from Magdeburg to Dresden, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Dresden. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Magdeburg to Dresden trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct trains to Dresden from Magdeburg?

Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day to Dresden from Magdeburg, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

How many train services are there to Dresden from Magdeburg a day?

The average number of trains departing Magdeburg for Dresden is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Magdeburg to Dresden? When is the last train from Magdeburg to Dresden?

The first train from Magdeburg to Dresden leaves at 04: 35   and the last train for this leaves at 22: 13. Omio shows you the latest train from Magdeburg to Dresden timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How early should I purchase Magdeburg to Dresden train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find a train between Magdeburg and Dresden to cost on average £18 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Magdeburg to Dresden train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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