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Train Information to Dresden from Prague

distanceDistance73 miles (117 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£13 (€15)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn trains from Prague to Dresden

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

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:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips

    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
    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Prague to Dresden?

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

    Is international entry into Dresden from Prague restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open 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 3 days before arrival
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    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 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.

    What restrictions are there on reentering Czechia from Dresden, Germany?

    Return travel from Germany to Czechia is: Partially open.

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

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

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    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: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    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.

    How much do cheap trains from Prague to Dresden cost?
    You can find a cheap train from Prague to Dresden for some dates and times for as low as £12  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the average price of train tickets to Dresden from Prague?
    The Prague to Dresden train ticket price is on average £13  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    How many miles is it from Prague to Dresden by train?
    The Prague to Dresden train distance is approximately 73 miles (117 km).
    How long does it take from Prague to Dresden by train?
    On average the Prague to Dresden train time is 2 h 13 min  covering the 73 miles (117 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    What station does the Prague to Dresden train leave from? Which Dresden train station do I come into from Prague?

    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?

    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.

    Which train providers should I travel with from Prague to Dresden?
    Take the Prague to Dresden train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Dresden from Prague as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any direct trains between Prague and Dresden?
    If you’re looking for a direct train from Prague to Dresden, consider travelling with Deutsche Bahn. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    When can I take the first train from Prague to Dresden? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The first train from Prague to Dresden leaves at 05: 26   and the last train for this leaves at 16: 39. Omio shows you the latest train from Prague to Dresden times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    How early should I book train tickets from Prague to Dresden to score the best deals?
    If you book Prague to Dresden train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £13. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Dresden from Prague. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Prague
    Dresden
    The major railway station for departures from Prague is Prague, Praha, Zličín. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Prague, Praha, Zličín for your trip to Dresden from Prague.