Berlin to Dresden

Berlin to Dresden

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Transportation from Berlin to Dresden

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How to get from Berlin to Dresden

Travelling between Berlin and Dresden is possible by Bus and train. Train guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you EUR 53.17 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere EUR 7.00.

How long does it take to get from Berlin to Dresden?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 3 hours to travel between Berlin and Dresden depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Berlin and Dresden. Train will bring you to your destination in 1h 50m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 2h 55m to reach Dresden.

How much does it cost to get from Berlin to Dresden?

Travelling between Berlin and Dresden can be as cheap as EUR 7.00 if you opt for a RegioJet bus and as expensive as EUR 53.17 if you buy a CD Train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Berlin and Dresden ?

  • 119 from Berlin to Dresden starting from 00:15 Berlin Sudkreuz Bus Station until 23:59 Berlin Central Bus Station
  • 13 from Berlin to Dresden starting from 06:17 Berlin Hauptbahnhof until 20:40 Berlin Hauptbahnhof
  • 3 from Berlin to Dresden starting from 10:15 Berlin Brandenburg Airport until 16:30 Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Berlin to Dresden.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Berlin to Dresden, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as EUR 109.96.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Berlin and Dresden



Travelling from Berlin to Dresden overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Berlin and Dresden

Blablabus, FlixBus, Local Carrier, RegioJet


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Berlin to Dresden?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus