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Duration 6h 14m
Distance 585.3 km
Average price 140€
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Düsseldorf and Dresden takes 6h 14m and the fastest train takes 6h 12m. The train service runs several times per day from Düsseldorf 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.

Train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

  1. Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Dresden Hbf
7h 6m
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106€ - 196€

Düsseldorf to Dresden train times

Trains run every four hours between Düsseldorf and Dresden Hbf. The earliest departure is at 09:27 in the morning, and the last departure from Düsseldorf is at 17:27 which arrives into Dresden Hbf at 23:39. All services require a transfer at FRANKFURT(M) FLUGHAFEN FERNBF and take an average of 6h 14m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Düsseldorf to Dresden? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Duesseldorf Hbf and arriving at Dresden Hbf via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 6m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Dresden is 486 km. The road distance is 585.3 km.

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Düsseldorf to Dresden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Duesseldorf Hbf station.

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Düsseldorf to Dresden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Dresden Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Düsseldorf and Dresden?

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Dresden Hbf via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 7h 6m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 150€

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 Wuppertal Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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