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from Erfurt to Dresden

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

Our recommendation

To get from Erfurt to Dresden on 29 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 20:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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17:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 20:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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15:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 18:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 12:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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11:01Erfurt Hbf3h40 14:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information between Erfurt and Dresden

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £31
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £16 • 1 h 57 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £31 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 117 miles (189 km) between Erfurt and Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 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 journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Erfurt to Dresden.

Travel Tips

Travel from Erfurt 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 Erfurt to Dresden.
How do you get from Erfurt to Dresden?

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

What is the cheapest way from Erfurt to Dresden?

The cheapest way from Erfurt to Dresden is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Dresden:

A train is generally £15 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £31 from Erfurt to Dresden.

What is the quickest way from Erfurt to Dresden?

The fastest way to get to Dresden from Erfurt is by coach with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Dresden that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 57 min   of travel time.

How far is Dresden from Erfurt?

The distance from Erfurt to Dresden is approximately 117 miles (189 km).

How many services a day are there between Erfurt and Dresden?

The average frequency per day from Erfurt to Dresden is:

  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Erfurt 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 Erfurt and in Dresden?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travellers take a train from Erfurt Hbf to Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Erfurt to Dresden?

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

  • You can travel to Dresden from Erfurt by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £31 with Flixbus from Erfurt to Dresden.
  • You can take a train from Erfurt to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £16 with Deutsche Bahn from Erfurt to Dresden.
Where should I go next after I travel to Dresden from Erfurt?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Erfurt to Dresden often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Erfurt and Dresden itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Dresden and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Dresden from Erfurt online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £31 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £16 one way on average.

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

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