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Duration 6h 1m
Distance 548.5 km
Average price 120€
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Heidelberg and Dresden takes 6h 1m and the fastest train takes 5h 48m. The train service runs several times per day from Heidelberg 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 am Main

  1. Heidelberg Hbf
  2. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Dresden Hbf
6h 14m
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100€ - 176€

Heidelberg to Dresden train times

Trains run every four hours between Heidelberg and Dresden Hbf. The earliest departure is at 07:46 in the morning, and the last departure from Heidelberg is at 17:46 which arrives into Dresden Hbf at 23:39. All services require a transfer at FRANKFURT(MAIN)HBF and take an average of 6h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Dresden Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Dresden is 403 km. The road distance is 548.5 km.

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

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

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What companies run services between Heidelberg and Dresden?

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Dresden Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 6h 14m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€

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 Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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