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from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden on 16 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:20Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 23:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£531One-way
Cheapest
23:59Frankfurt am Main, Hbf17h16 17:15Dresden
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£261One-way
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15:21Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h16 19:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£591One-way
17:21Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h16 21:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£591One-way
13:20Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 17:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£591One-way

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Sat
16 Oct
£38Deutsche Bahn
£19Flixbus
£125Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
17 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£125Lufthansa
Mon
18 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£19Flixbus
£167Lufthansa
Tue
19 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£146Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
20 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£125Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
21 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£167Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
22 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£167Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
23 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£109Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
24 Oct
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£19Flixbus
£193Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
25 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£93Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
26 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£93Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
27 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£125Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
28 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£193Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
29 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£223Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£146Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
31 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£61Lufthansa
Mon
1 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£82Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
2 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£82Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
3 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£82Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
4 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£82Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden

distanceDistance230 miles (371 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £93
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £16 • 4 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £93 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 230 miles (371 km) to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 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 route are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.

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FAQs
How do you get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?

There are 3 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dresden:

A train is generally £77 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £93 from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.

A train journey is usually £4 less than a journey to Dresden by coach, which costs on average £20 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?

The quickest way to travel to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Dresden by coach can take on average 6 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Dresden by train can take on average 4 h 16 min.

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden is around 230 miles (371 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Frankfurt am Main and in Dresden?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Dresden.
  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden depart from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf to Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travellers board their train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Who can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden?

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

  • You can take a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for £93 with Lufthansa Cityline from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.
  • You can travel by coach from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Dresden tickets for £20 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Frankfurt am Main and Dresden with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Dresden tickets for £16 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, there are direct services available from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Lufthansa Cityline.
  • You can book a direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Dresden as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Dresden from Frankfurt am Main?
Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main 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 book tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dresden online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £93 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing £20 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £16 one way on average.

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