The cheapest trains from Vienna to Dresden

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Cheapest

£44

Average

£95

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Vienna to Dresden will cost around £ 95 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.

Cheapest
09:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h42 16:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£441One-way
Cheapest
11:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h42 18:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£441One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h48 07:58Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£471One-way
2nd Cheapest
19:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h42 08:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£471One-way
13:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h42 19:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£621One-way

Timetable Vienna to Dresden

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, 23 Oct
06:06Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h52 13:58Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h42 14:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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07:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h42 14:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h48 15:58Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h48 15:58Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h42 16:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h42 16:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h22 17:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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10:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h30 18:45Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h42 18:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h42 18:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h22 19:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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13:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h42 19:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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13:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h42 19:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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13:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h22 21:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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14:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h48 21:58Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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14:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h48 21:58Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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15:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h48 23:58Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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15:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h22 23:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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17:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h51 07:06Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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17:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h51 07:06Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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17:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h36 05:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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17:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h36 05:51Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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18:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h48 07:58Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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19:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h42 08:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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23:00Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h52 12:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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23:00Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h58 11:58Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
23 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£18ArdaTur
£551Lufthansa
Sun
24 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£551Austrian Airlines
Mon
25 Oct
£34ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£461Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
26 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£309Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
27 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18ArdaTur
£339Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
28 Oct
£34ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
£18ArdaTur
£343Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
29 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£369Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
30 Oct
£34ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£294Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
31 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£119Eurowings
Mon
1 Nov
£34ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£240Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£93Eurowings
Sat
6 Nov
£39ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£206Austrian Airlines
Sun
7 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Tue
9 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Wed
10 Nov
£25Deutsche Bahn with connection
£14Flixbus
£93Eurowings
Thu
11 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£102Eurowings

The fastest trains from Vienna to Dresden

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Fastest Journey

6 h 42 m

Average

9 h 30 m

Trains per day

27

Distance

369 km

Of the 27 trains that leave Vienna for Dresden every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 369 km distance in an average of 9 h 30 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 42 m .

The slowest trains will take 13 h 52 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
13:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h42 19:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
£621One-way
Fastest
13:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h42 19:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
£881One-way
2nd Fastest
11:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h42 18:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
£951One-way
2nd Fastest
09:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h42 16:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
£951One-way
2nd Fastest
07:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h42 14:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
£791One-way

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Train Information from Vienna to Dresden

distanceDistance228 miles (368 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€44)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, RegioJet, ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)

Trains from Vienna to Dresden cover the 228 miles (368 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 42 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, RegioJet, ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | Euro City (EC). There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £39, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

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Train from Vienna to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Vienna to Dresden from £34 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 228 miles (368 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Vienna to Dresden. Check the DB train timetable for your trip from Vienna to Dresden on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Vienna and Dresden you can pay as low as £34.

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.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Vienna 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 Vienna to Dresden.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Vienna and Dresden?

Travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Dresden, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Dresden from Vienna restricted?

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

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

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 21/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dresden from Vienna closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Dresden, Germany to Vienna, Austria?

The restriction level for your return train to Vienna, Austria from Dresden is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Vienna from Dresden restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Vienna from Dresden closer to your date of departure here.

What is the price of the cheapest train between Vienna and Dresden?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Vienna to Dresden for as little as £34  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Vienna and Dresden?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Vienna to Dresden train price to come in at an average of £39  one way.
What is the distance to Dresden from Vienna by train?
The distance from Vienna to Dresden by train is approximately 228 miles (368 km).
How many hours does it take from Vienna to Dresden by train?
On average the Vienna to Dresden train time is 6 h 42 min  covering the 228 miles (368 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Vienna to Dresden, which train station in Vienna do I depart from and which train station in Dresden do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Wien Westbahnhof   to Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Where do I find the Vienna train station to Dresden? Where is the Dresden train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Wien Westbahnhof and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Dresden most often arrive at Dresden Hauptbahnhof and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can take me from Vienna to Dresden?
For the best Vienna to Dresden train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, RegioJet, ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | Euro City (EC). However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Dresden from Vienna to compare what amenities they may offer.
When is the earliest train from Vienna to Dresden? When is the last train from Vienna to Dresden?
The earliest train departing from Vienna to Dresden leaves at 05: 10. The last train departing from Vienna to Dresden leaves at 21: 27. You can find the latest Vienna to Dresden train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to Dresden from Vienna for the best deals?
If you purchase Vienna to Dresden train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £39. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Vienna to Dresden. 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

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