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from Copenhagen to Dresden

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Travel Information from Copenhagen to Dresden

distanceDistance322 miles (520 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£30 - £51
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £30 • 11 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £30 • 11 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 322 miles (520 km) between Copenhagen and Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 11 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £30. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Copenhagen to Dresden.

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Travel from Copenhagen to Dresden
Travel 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 Copenhagen to Dresden.
Is cross-border travel to Dresden, Germany from Copenhagen, Denmark currently allowed?

International travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Dresden, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Denmark?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Dresden if travelling from Copenhagen?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Dresden, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Copenhagen to Dresden.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Copenhagen, Denmark from Dresden, Germany due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Copenhagen, Denmark from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Denmark from Germany?

Entry into Denmark is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Denmark from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Denmark:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Denmark?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Denmark to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Copenhagen, Denmark was last verified on 27/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Copenhagen from Dresden.

What are my Copenhagen to Dresden travel options?

There are 2 ways to get from Copenhagen to Dresden: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Dresden?

The cheapest way from Copenhagen to Dresden is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £30 compared to other travel options to Dresden:

A coach is about £20 less than a train, which costs on average £51 for this trip.

What is the quickest way from Copenhagen to Dresden?

The fastest way from Copenhagen to Dresden is by coach with an average journey time of 11 h 45 min.

Other travel options between Copenhagen and Dresden can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 11 h 48 min.

How far is Dresden from Copenhagen?

You should expect to travel around 322 miles (520 km) from Copenhagen to Dresden.

How many services a day are there from Copenhagen to Dresden?

The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Dresden is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Dresden from Copenhagen as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Copenhagen to Dresden, where do I depart from Copenhagen and where do I arrive in Dresden?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Copenhagen to Dresden:

  • Trains mostly leave from Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) and tend to arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Copenhagen to Dresden?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Copenhagen to Dresden:

  • You can take a coach from Copenhagen to Dresden with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £30 with Flixbus from Copenhagen to Dresden.
  • You can travel from Copenhagen to Dresden by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £51 with Deutsche Bahn from Copenhagen to Dresden.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Copenhagen to Dresden?
Looking to extend your trip from Copenhagen to Dresden? Many Omio customers who go from Copenhagen to Dresden usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Prague or Munich from Dresden, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book tickets from Copenhagen to Dresden online for the best deals?

When planning your trip between Copenhagen and Dresden, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £30 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £51 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Copenhagen and Dresden online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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