|Distance||73 miles (117 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 13 min|
|Average train ticket price||£13 (€15)|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Prague to Dresden cover the 73 miles (117 km) long route taking on average 2 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
For as little as £12 you can travel by train between Prague and Dresden with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
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 Prague to Dresden train.
These are Deutsche Bahn 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Prague and 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.
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.
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.
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.
Deutsche Bahn runs all rail services between Prague and 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.
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.
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.
Travel by train between Prague, Czechia and Dresden, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 25/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Prague and Dresden closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from Germany to Czechia is: Partially open.
Entry into Czechia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Czechia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 23/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Prague from Dresden.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Prague, Praha, Zličín to Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Prague, Praha, Zličín, is located 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city centre of Prague.
The most popular arrival train station, Dresden Hauptbahnhof, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Dresden.
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