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There are 10 ways to get from Dresden to Rome by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Dresden to Rome  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Rome (FCO) DRS - FCO

$112 - $318

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Train to Prague, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) PRG - CIA

$61 - $265

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Train to Prague, fly to Rome  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Rome (FCO) PRG - FCO

$86 - $307

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to Rome  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Rome (FCO) TXL - FCO

$111 - $362

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) SXF - CIA

$75 - $349

Train  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$272 - $501

Bus, train  •  19 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Bologna, Bologna N467
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station Bs-Na / ...

$92 - $147

Bus  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague - Florenc Station to Rome 000002

$70 - $193

Train, night train  •  21 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the night train from Wien HBF to Roma Termini En

$120 - $233

Drive  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Dresden to Rome 863 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Rome is to bus which costs 60€ - 170€ and takes 24 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Rome is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 320€ and takes 6 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dresden station to Rome. However, there are services departing from Dresden, Dresden central station and arriving at Rome via Prague - Florenc Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Rome. However, there are services departing from Dresden-Neustadt and arriving at Roma Termini via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 21 min.

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The distance between Dresden and Rome is 1022 km. The road distance is 1380.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Rome without a car is to train which takes 16 h 21 min and costs 230€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Dresden to Rome, including transfers.

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Dresden to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dresden, Dresden central station.

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Dresden to Rome train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dresden-Neustadt station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Rome is to fly which takes 7 h 9 min and costs 95€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 440€ and takes 16 h 21 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 170€ and takes 24 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Rome.
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  • Distance: 638.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Rome, Italy?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Dresden to Rome hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden to Rome via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale in around 16 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Prague to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Prague to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Prague to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Prague to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $500
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome Ciampino via Krakow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Prague to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Wien HBF to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $170
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc Station to Rome
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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There is no direct flight from Dresden Airport to Rome Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Dresden to Rome bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Rome station.

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Dresden to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Rome is 1381 km. It takes approximately 12 h 49 min to drive from Dresden to Rome.

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Swiss, KLM, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Dresden Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Dresden to Rome train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Dresden Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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