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from Vienna to Dresden

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

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Dresden on 22 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00Vienna8h25 15:25Dresden
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£181One-way
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07:00Vienna8h25 15:25Dresden
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£181One-way
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07:00Wien, Stadion Center8h30 15:30Dresden, Hauptbahnhof
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£181One-way
07:45Vienna9h40 17:25Dresden
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£201One-way
11:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h42 18:52Dresden Hauptbahnhof
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£441One-way

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Thu
21 Oct
£34ÖBB | Railjet
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£417Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
22 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18ArdaTur
£374Austrian Airlines
Sat
23 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18ArdaTur
£479Austrian Airlines
Sun
24 Oct
£34ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£473Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
25 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£544Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
26 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£326Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
27 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18ArdaTur
£367Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
28 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18ArdaTur
£367Austrian Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£318Austrian Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£34ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£293Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
31 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£119Eurowings
Mon
1 Nov
£34ÖBB | Railjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£239Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£93Eurowings
Sat
6 Nov
£39ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£205Austrian Airlines
Sun
7 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Mon
8 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£93Eurowings
Tue
9 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Wed
10 Nov
£25Deutsche Bahn with connection
£14Flixbus
£93Eurowings

Travel Information from Vienna to Dresden

distanceDistance228 miles (368 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £285
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £285 • 4 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa Cityline or ÖBB | Railjet

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 228 miles (368 km) between Vienna and Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa Cityline or ÖBB | Railjet among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Vienna to Dresden.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Dresden, Germany from Vienna, Austria?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Dresden, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Austria enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Dresden from Vienna?

Conditions of entry 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Dresden, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 20/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Vienna to Dresden.

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

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Austria from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • 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 are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Austria?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Austria to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Vienna, Austria was last verified on 20/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Vienna from Dresden.

How do I travel to Dresden from Vienna?

There are 3 travel options from Vienna to Dresden: coach, flight or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Dresden. Tickets for a coach cost on average £19.

This is compared to other travel options to Dresden:

A coach is generally £266 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £285 from Vienna to Dresden.

A coach is about £15 less than a train, which costs on average £34 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to Dresden from Vienna?

The quickest way to travel from Vienna to Dresden is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 6 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 6 h 42 min.

What is the distance from Vienna to Dresden?

Dresden is approximately 228 miles (368 km) away from Vienna.

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

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Dresden is:

  • Around 6 coaches per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches from Vienna to Dresden most often leave from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Flights most often depart from Vienna at Vienna International Airport and arrive in Dresden at Dresden.
  • Trains from Vienna to Dresden most often leave from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Vienna to Dresden?

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

  • STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Can get you to Dresden by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Vienna to Dresden for £19 on Omio.
  • Lufthansa Cityline can take you to Dresden by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa Cityline from Vienna to Dresden for £285.
  • Travel with ÖBB | Railjet to go to Dresden by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ÖBB | Railjet Vienna to Dresden tickets on Omio for £34.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Vienna to Dresden?
Omio customers who travel from Vienna 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.
When should I purchase a ticket between Vienna and Dresden online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £19 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £285 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £34 one way on average.

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