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 Zurich to Dresden will cost around £ 106 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 70.
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8 h 38 m
11 h 55 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Zurich to Dresden without changing at least once.
|Distance||345 miles (556 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 29 min|
|Average train ticket price||£43 (€49)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Zurich to Dresden cover the 345 miles (556 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £43. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
For as little as £17 you can travel by train from Zurich to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Zurich and Dresden in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your trip between Zurich and Dresden on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Zurich to Dresden is 345 miles (556 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Zurich and Dresden start at £17.
Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for 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.
Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Dresden, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 21/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Zurich and Dresden as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Dresden is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Dresden closer to your date of departure here.
When taking a train from Zurich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. When you arrive in Dresden, your train can arrive in train stations including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Zürich HB to Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 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.
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