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Duration 2h 42m
Distance 203.2 km
Average price 41€
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Brandenburg and Dresden takes 2h 42m and the fastest train takes 2h 35m. There is a train service every few hours from Brandenburg to Dresden. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

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  1. Berlin Hbf
  2. Dresden Hbf
3h 1m
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25€ - 121€

Brandenburg to Dresden train times

Trains run hourly between Potsdam and Dresden Hbf. The earliest departure is at 05:31 in the morning, and the last departure from Potsdam is at 20:31 which arrives into Dresden Hbf at 23:07. All services require a transfer at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and take an average of 2h 42m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Brandenburg to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Potsdam Hbf and arriving at Dresden Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 1m.

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The distance between Brandenburg and Dresden is 202 km. The road distance is 203.2 km.

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Brandenburg to Dresden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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Brandenburg to Dresden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Dresden Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Brandenburg and Dresden?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost 50€ - 75€ and the journey takes 1h 55m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 30€

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Railjet

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