Prague to Dresden train

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Cheap train tickets from Prague to Dresden

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Prague to Dresden is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
European Sleeper
18:142h20
Praha, Nádraží Holešovice
20:34Dresden
£241One-way
0 changes
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European Sleeper
18:142h14
Praha, Nádraží Holešovice
20:28Dresden
£241One-way
0 changes
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European Sleeper
18:042h30
Praha, Hlavní Nádraží
20:34Dresden
£241One-way
0 changes
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European Sleeper
18:042h24
Praha, Hlavní Nádraží
20:28Dresden
£241One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:282h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
12:50Dresden Hbf
£351One-way
0 changes

Train timetablePrague to Dresden

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 20 June
Deutsche Bahn
08:282h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
10:50Dresden Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:453h13
Prague hlavní nádraží
11:58Dresden Hbf
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:282h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
12:50Dresden Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:453h13
Prague hlavní nádraží
13:58Dresden Hbf
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
12:282h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
14:50Dresden Hbf
0 changes
European Sleeper
18:042h30
Praha, Hlavní Nádraží
20:34Dresden
0 changes
European Sleeper
18:042h24
Praha, Hlavní Nádraží
20:28Dresden
0 changes
European Sleeper
18:142h20
Praha, Nádraží Holešovice
20:34Dresden
0 changes
European Sleeper
18:142h14
Praha, Nádraží Holešovice
20:28Dresden
0 changes

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Train times from Prague to Dresden

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 14 m

Average

2 h 33 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

117 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Prague for Dresden every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
European Sleeper
18:142h14
Praha, Nádraží Holešovice
20:28Dresden
£241One-way
0 changes
European Sleeper
18:142h20
Praha, Nádraží Holešovice
20:34Dresden
£241One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:282h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
12:50Dresden Hbf
£351One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
12:282h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
14:50Dresden Hbf
£351One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:282h22
Prague hlavní nádraží
10:50Dresden Hbf
£351One-way
0 changes

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ReviewsReviews for the rail journey from Prague to Dresden

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Embarking on a Bus journey from Prague to Dresden offers a blend of convenience and affordability. The buses are equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi allowing passengers to stay connected and make the most of their time. The comfort on board is notable, featuring spacious seating arrangements for a pleasant ride. Services provided are attentive, with friendly staff available to assist passengers with inquiries. The journey duration is typically reasonable, allowing for a timely arrival. In terms of cost, bus travel proves to be a cost-effective option, catering to budget conscious travellers seeking a comfortable and connected travel experience
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The train journey took around 3 hours. The conductor was very nice to me and we were able to reach Dresden main station almost on time. The seats were okay. The train was clean and didn't smell. The same can be said about the toilet, which was spotless. I didn't have to change trains, I could just stay on the same train. In my section it was pleasant in terms of volume and temperature the whole time.
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The train journey from Prague to Dresden was a revelation. The comfort was first class, as was the service. The cleanliness was remarkable and the journey time was surprisingly short. The value for money was unbeatable. A fabulous journey that I would recommend to anyone.
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I thought it was a pity that the train was slightly late, but I still reached my destination quickly without changing trains. I also liked the easy and cheap online booking. I also liked the fact that the wifi was excellent and the toilets and the whole train were clean.
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I really liked the fact that I could buy the ticket easily and cheaply online. I also liked the fact that I reached my destination without any delays or changes. I also liked the toilets because they were very clean. However, the wifi was not working.
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I found this journey very good because it was very easy and cheap to book online. The staff were very friendly when checking the ticket. The toilets were very tidy and clean. I also thought it was great that I reached my destination promptly. Another positive point was that I didn't have to change trains. However, I thought it was a shame that the wifi was down the whole time.
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The EC 172 departed from Prague without delay. I did not have to change trains. The seat was very comfortable as well as the general service provided. The friendly staff helped me on and off the train due to my broken leg. I was able to continue working on the wifi without any problems, which was also possible due to the quiet volume. The hygiene on the train was really great. I recommend everyone to reserve a seat.
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The train was very hygienic. The facilities were also absolutely spotless. There were power sockets available, the wifi was good and there was a general air of calm hygiene. I was also able to buy my ticket in advance on a very clear website. The price-performance ratio was also good. Finally, I would like to mention again that the staff went out of their way to make the journey as pleasant as possible.
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A big advantage on the journey was definitely that the benches were very comfortable and wifi was constantly fast. The train was also very punctual and the staff were friendly and helpful. There were no problems when buying the ticket and the price was absolutely fair. Overall, I can say that I can definitely recommend the train connection and give it 5 stars. There was no need to change trains.

Overview: Train from Prague to Dresden

distanceDistance73 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, European Sleeper, České dráhy or ÖBB | Railjet

Trains from Prague to Dresden cover the 73 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, European Sleeper, České dráhy or ÖBB | Railjet. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Prague hlavní nádraží and arrive in Dresden Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, European Sleeper and České dráhy trains Prague to Dresden

Deutsche Bahn, European Sleeper and České dráhy trains will get you to Dresden from Prague from £17. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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 to Dresden from Prague. 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Prague to Dresden train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 22 min
  • Cheapest Price: £17

Trains from Prague to Dresden

Trains from Prague to Dresden run every day of the week, including weekends. Six of these daily services are direct, but there are also a number of indirect options. Journey times for direct trains start at around two hours 17 minutes.

Prague to Dresden train time: daily departures

The first of six daily direct trains from Prague to Dresden leaves at around 6:20 a.m. The last direct service departs at approximately 4:26 p.m. Passengers willing to change trains can leave as early as 5:47 a.m. or as late as 8:47 a.m. There are also a couple of late-night departures but these involve two changes and a lengthy stopover.

How long is the journey by train from Prague to Dresden?

Journey times for direct trains between Prague and Dresden are timetabled to take around two hours 17 minutes. Indirect services usually take between three and four hours and incorporate two or three changes of train.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Prague to Dresden?

Departure train station: trains leaving Prague for Dresden depart from Praha hlavní nádraí, which is the main railway station and is located in the city centre. Tram lines 5, 9 and 26 stop outside the station, which also offers a taxi rank, access to the city metro service and buses to and from the airport. Station facilities include a variety of refreshment outlets, shops, luggage lockers and toilets. 

Arrival train station: train services from Prague arrive into Dresden Hauptbahnhof​. Located on the edge of the city centre, the restored historic old town is around 15 minutes' walk from the station. There is no bus station but arriving passengers can hail a taxi from the taxi rank, hire a car or connect to the local S-bahn rail network. The station offers a variety of shops and cafes, left-luggage facilities and toilets.

Which train companies travel from Prague to Dresden?

Deutsche Bahn runs all rail services between Prague and Dresden.

Deutsche Bahn: Prague to Dresden

Deutsche Bahn provides more than 20 daily train services between Prague and Dresden. Six of these are high-speed, direct services, which take an average of two hours 17 minutes to complete the journey.

Prague to Dresden trains: services on board

Deutsche Bahn services between Prague and Dresden have no official luggage allowance policy, although able-bodied passengers are expected to be able to carry their own baggage. Anyone with accessibility or mobility issues can book special assistance in advance of travel, ideally at least 24 hours prior to departure. ​Passengers can also take larger items such as pushchairs and folding bicycles without needing to reserve a space for them. Some trains have space for non-folding bicycles but passengers wishing to bring their non-folding bicycle must buy a special bicycle ticket and reserve a storage space in advance. Dogs smaller than a domestic cat and carried in a basket or other container are carried free of charge. Larger dogs require a ticket. 

How to find cheap train tickets from Prague to Dresden?

Travellers looking for cheap train fares between Prague and Dresden should book in advance and be as flexible as possible with their potential travel dates and times. If speed of journey is not paramount, choosing one of the stopping services rather than the high-speed direct trains may also result in a cheaper ticket.

FAQs: Prague to Dresden train

FAQs: Travel by train from Prague 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 Prague to Dresden.
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Cheap train tickets from Prague to Dresden can start from as little as £17 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Prague to Dresden is £30; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Prague to Dresden train travel time is 2 h 14 min   for the 73 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Prague to Dresden leaves at 06: 28. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Prague to Dresden leaves at 19: 45.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Prague to Dresden without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn, European Sleeper, České dráhy or ÖBB | Railjet. There are 6 direct trains from Prague to Dresden each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Dresden. Take the fast train with ÖBB | Railjet from Prague to Dresden.
For the best Prague to Dresden train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, European Sleeper, České dráhy or ÖBB | Railjet. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Dresden from Prague to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Prague to Dresden with European Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Prague, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Prague hlavní nádraží, Prague-Holešovice and Praha-Kačerov. When arriving in Dresden, you can end your journey in train stations like Dresden Hbf, Dresden-Neustadt station and Dresden Mitte.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Prague hlavní nádraží, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Dresden Hbf, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Dresden from Prague is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 14 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Prague to Dresden is November.
You have options as you can travel from Prague to Dresden 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Prague and Dresden

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Prague hlavní nádraží is the most popular Prague 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 Prague for your journey to Dresden.
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