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from Dortmund to Dresden

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Travel Information to Dresden from Dortmund

distanceDistance272 miles (439 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £21
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £16 • 7 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 7 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 272 miles (439 km) by coach or train from Dortmund to Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Dresden.

Travel Tips

Travel from Dortmund 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 Dortmund to Dresden.
What are my Dortmund to Dresden travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Dortmund to Dresden: coach or train.

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

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Dresden. Tickets for a train cost on average £16.

This is compared to other travel options to Dresden:

A train is £5 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Dortmund to Dresden costing on average £21.

What is the fastest way from Dortmund to Dresden?

The quickest way to travel from Dortmund to Dresden is by train, which takes on average 7 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 35 min.

What is the distance from Dortmund to Dresden?

You should expect to travel around 272 miles (439 km) from Dortmund to Dresden.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Dortmund to Dresden?

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Dresden is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Dortmund and in Dresden?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Dortmund at Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Dresden at Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains from Dortmund to Dresden most often leave from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel operators can get me from Dortmund to Dresden?

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

  • You can take a coach from Dortmund to Dresden with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £21 with Flixbus from Dortmund to Dresden.
  • You can travel by train between Dortmund and Dresden with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Dortmund to Dresden tickets for £16 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Dortmund to Dresden?
Omio customers who travel from Dortmund to Dresden often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Prague or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Dresden and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Dortmund and Dresden online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £21 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £16 one way.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund ZOB
Dortmund Hbf

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