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Train Information from Sankt Gallen to Dresden

distanceDistance317 miles (512 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day

Trains from Sankt Gallen to Dresden cover the 317 miles (512 km) long route taking on average 9 h 28 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £21, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from St. Gallen and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

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Trains from Sankt Gallen to Dresden
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Dresden, Germany if I'm coming from Sankt Gallen, Switzerland by train?

Travel by train between Sankt Gallen, Switzerland and Dresden, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Dresden from Sankt Gallen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Sankt Gallen?

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 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Sankt Gallen to Dresden closer to your date of departure here.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Dresden to Sankt Gallen is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland?

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

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

Last verified on 15/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Dresden to Sankt Gallen train here.

How much do cheap trains to Dresden from Sankt Gallen cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Sankt Gallen to Dresden for as low as £17  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Sankt Gallen to Dresden?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Sankt Gallen to Dresden train prices are on average £21  one way.
What is the distance by train from Sankt Gallen to Dresden?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Dresden from Sankt Gallen via train to be approximately 317 miles (512 km).
How long is the train to Dresden from Sankt Gallen?
On average the train from Sankt Gallen to Dresden duration is 9 h 28 min  for the 317 miles (512 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Sankt Gallen to Dresden, which train station in Sankt Gallen do I depart from and which train station in Dresden do I arrive in?

Some of the Sankt Gallen train stations to Dresden you can start your journey from include St. Gallen, St. Gallen (CH), Lagerstrasse/Bhf and St. Gallen, Poststrasse. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Dresden include Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from St. Gallen   and arriving in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Where is the departure train station in Sankt Gallen located? Where is the arrival train station in Dresden located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from St. Gallen, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Dresden Hauptbahnhof, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

How many trains are there from Sankt Gallen to Dresden a day?
The average number of trains departing Sankt Gallen for Dresden is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Sankt Gallen to Dresden?
You can take the first train from Sankt Gallen to Dresden at 08: 09   or take the last train from Sankt Gallen to Dresden leaving at 18: 25. Look for the latest Sankt Gallen Dresden train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Sankt Gallen and Dresden to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets between Sankt Gallen and Dresden within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £21 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Sankt Gallen to Dresden a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Sankt Gallen
Dresden
St. Gallen is the most popular Sankt Gallen 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 Sankt Gallen for your journey to Dresden.

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