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from Magdeburg to Dresden

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

Our recommendation

To get from Magdeburg to Dresden on 19 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:04Magdeburg Hbf2h33 09:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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15:38Magdeburg Hbf4h03 19:41Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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09:04Magdeburg Hbf2h33 11:37Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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18:00Magdeburg Hbf2h58 20:58Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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08:00Magdeburg Hbf3h00 11:00Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn

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19 Oct
£19Deutsche Bahn
20 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
22 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
23 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
24 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information between Magdeburg and Dresden

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £16
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 2 h 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 117 miles (188 km) by coach or train between Magdeburg and Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 33 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Magdeburg to Dresden.

Travel Tips

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

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Dresden from Magdeburg. You can take a coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Magdeburg to Dresden is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £14 compared to other travel options to Dresden:

A coach journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Dresden by train, which costs on average £16 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Magdeburg to Dresden?

The fastest way from Magdeburg to Dresden is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 33 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 30 min   on average.

How many miles from Magdeburg to Dresden would I travel?

The distance from Magdeburg to Dresden is approximately 117 miles (188 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Magdeburg to Dresden is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Magdeburg to Dresden?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Magdeburg to Dresden depart from Magdeburg, ZOB to Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travellers take a train from Magdeburg Hbf to Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Who can get me from Magdeburg to Dresden?

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

  • You can travel between Magdeburg and Dresden by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £14 with Flixbus from Magdeburg to Dresden.
  • You can go to Dresden from Magdeburg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £16 with Deutsche Bahn from Magdeburg to Dresden on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Magdeburg to Dresden?
Looking to extend your trip from Magdeburg to Dresden? Many Omio customers who go from Magdeburg 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 purchase tickets from Magdeburg to Dresden online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £14 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £16 one way on average.

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

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