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Journey Summary

Prague to Dresden Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
3 hours 23 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £27
Trains depart from:Prague
Trains arrive in:Dresden
Distance:117 km
Train Companies:Deutsche Bahn
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Train from Prague to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train from Prague to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £13. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 73 miles (117 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Prague and Dresden. Check the DB train timetable for your trip between Prague and Dresden on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Prague to Dresden you can pay as low as £13.

Deutsche Bahn is the main operator of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes 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.

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, toilets are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

These are Deutsche Bahn 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Prague and Dresden:

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

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.

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Trains from Prague 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 Prague to Dresden.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Prague, Czechia and Dresden, Germany allowed?

Travel by train between Prague, Czechia and Dresden, Germany is: Restricted.

Is international entry into Dresden from Prague restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

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:

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

The above information was last checked on 18/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dresden from Prague closer to your date of departure here.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Czechia from Dresden, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Czechia is: Restricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Prague from Dresden?

Entry into Czechia is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Czechia from Dresden?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Prague, Czechia?

The government of Czechia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 14/06/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Prague from Dresden.

What is the cost of cheap trains from Prague to Dresden?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Prague to Dresden for the next 7 days starting from £13  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets between Prague and Dresden?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Prague and Dresden is £22  one way.
What is the distance to Dresden from Prague via train?
The distance to Dresden from Prague by train is approximately 73 miles (117 km).
How long is the train journey from Prague to Dresden?
On average the train from Prague to Dresden duration is 2 h 15 min  for the 73 miles (117 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Prague to Dresden train leave from? Which Dresden train station do I come into from Prague?

When taking a train from Prague, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Prague, Praha, Zličín and Prague, Praha Masarykovo Nádraží. When you arrive in Dresden, your train can arrive in train stations including Dresden Hauptbahnhof, Dresden-Neustadt and Dresden Hbf.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Prague, Praha, Zličín   to Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Where is the departure train station in Prague located? Where is the arrival train station in Dresden located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Dresden Hauptbahnhof, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers can take me to Dresden from Prague?
When taking a train from Prague to Dresden, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Dresden. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Prague to Dresden and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I book a direct train from Prague to Dresden?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Prague to Dresden on Omio 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 buy your train ticket.
When does the first train depart from Prague to Dresden? When does the last train depart from Prague to Dresden?
The first train from Prague to Dresden leaves at 06: 26   and the last train for this leaves at 16: 47. Omio shows you the latest train from Prague to Dresden times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket between Prague and Dresden to get the best deals?
You can find a train to Dresden from Prague to cost on average £22 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Prague to Dresden train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Prague
Dresden
Praha Hlavni Nadrazi (M)
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