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from Dresden to Vienna

You can get from Dresden to Vienna by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Dresden to Vienna on 18 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:35Dresden8h05 19:40Vienna
1 changes
£201One-way
Cheapest
11:35Dresden8h05 19:40Vienna
1 changes
£201One-way
Other options
20:30Dresden, Hauptbahnhof7h00 03:30Vienna
0 changes
£281One-way
11:10Dresden Hauptbahnhof7h39 18:49Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£441One-way
13:10Dresden Hauptbahnhof7h39 20:49Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£431One-way

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Fri
17 Sep
£35ÖBB | Railjet
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Sat
18 Sep
£40Deutsche Bahn
£20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£394Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
19 Sep
£34Deutsche Bahn
£20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£320Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
20 Sep
£35ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£287Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
21 Sep
£34Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£337Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
22 Sep
£34Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£287Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
23 Sep
£35ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£237Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
24 Sep
£34Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£147Eurowings Europe
Sat
25 Sep
£35ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£237Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
26 Sep
£35ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£201Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
27 Sep
£35ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£237Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
28 Sep
£35ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£237Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
29 Sep
£35ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£201Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
30 Sep
£47ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£173Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
1 Oct
£35ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£201Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
2 Oct
£35ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
£14Flixbus
£151Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
3 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn with connection
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£188Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
4 Oct
£35ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£173Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
5 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£201Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
7 Oct
£35ÖBB | Railjet
£20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£173Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information from Dresden to Vienna

distanceDistance228 miles (368 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £372
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £372 • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa Cityline or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)

Travel 228 miles (368 km) by coach, flight or train to Vienna from Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa Cityline or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Dresden to Vienna.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Vienna, Austria if I’m coming from Dresden, Germany?

International travel from Dresden, Germany to Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 15/09/2021; 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 between Dresden and Vienna.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Vienna, Austria due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Is my journey back to Dresden from Vienna restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Dresden from Vienna?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Dresden, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 16/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Dresden from Vienna closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Dresden to Vienna travel options?

There are 3 ways to travel to Vienna from Dresden including taking a coach, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way from Dresden to Vienna is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A coach journey is usually £355 less than a journey to Vienna by plane, which costs on average £372 for the same trip.

A coach is £21 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Dresden to Vienna costing on average £39.

What is the quickest way from Dresden to Vienna?

The quickest way to travel between Dresden and Vienna is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 6 h 39 min.

How many miles are between Dresden and Vienna

The distance between Dresden and Vienna is around 228 miles (368 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Vienna is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Dresden and Vienna as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dresden to Vienna:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Dresden, Hauptbahnhof to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from Dresden to Vienna depart from Dresden to Vienna International Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Wien Westbahnhof.
Who can get me from Dresden to Vienna?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dresden to Vienna, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. For coaches to Vienna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Dresden to Vienna tickets on Omio for £18.
  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Vienna by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Dresden to Vienna for £372 on Omio.
  • Travel with ÖBB | Euro City (EC) for trains to Vienna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for ÖBB | Euro City (EC) Dresden to Vienna tickets on Omio for £39.
Can I find a direct route to Vienna from Dresden?

Yes, there are direct routes from Dresden to Vienna with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Vienna with Eurolines Germany, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, ArdaTur or Arda Tur with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Vienna with.
  • You'll find direct train services to Vienna with ÖBB | Railjet with around 2 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Vienna tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Where should I go next after I travel from Dresden to Vienna?
Looking to extend your trip from Dresden to Vienna? Many Omio customers who go from Dresden to Vienna usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Budapest or Munich. If you're looking to explore Prague, Budapest or Munich from Vienna, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book tickets to Vienna from Dresden online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Dresden to Vienna, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £18 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £372 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £39 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Dresden to Vienna tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dresden
Vienna
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