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There are 8 ways to get from Copenhagen to Dresden 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 to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5h 17m

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

$89 - $239

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Bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse Stockholm - Bucuresti / ...

$35 - $60

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Fly to Dresden  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Dresden (DRS) CPH - DRS

$148 - $423

Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) CPH - SXF
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Dresden-Neustadt

$79 - $204

Fly to Prague, train  •  7h 32m

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

$68 - $201

Train  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden-Neustadt Ec / ...

$151 - $222

Train, night train  •  18h 42m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  2. Take the night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...

$78 - $125

Drive  •  8h 46m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Dresden 597.2 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Dresden is to bus which costs 230 kr - 380 kr and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Dresden is to fly and train which costs 550 kr - 1600 kr and takes 5h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen Central Bus Station station and arriving at Dresden Bayrische Strasse. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Dresden. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt via Hamburg Hbf and Berlin Hbf (tief). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 27m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Dresden is 520 km. The road distance is 955.6 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Dresden without a car is to train which takes 9h 27m and costs 950 kr - 1500 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Copenhagen to Dresden, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Dresden bus services, operated by Comati PSG, arrive at Copenhagen Central Bus Station.

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Copenhagen to Dresden train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Dresden is to fly which takes 6h 49m and costs 950 kr - 2800 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 950 kr - 1500 kr and takes 9h 27m, you could also bus, which costs 230 kr - 380 kr and takes 11h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Dresden.
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  • Distance: 325.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 17m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Dresden, Germany?

Lufthansa, KLM and three other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Dresden hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Dresden via Hamburg Hbf and Berlin Hbf (tief) in around 9h 27m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Copenhagen to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Copenhagen to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Copenhagen to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Copenhagen to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$23 - $160
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Bus operators
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Comati PSG
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 Copenhagen to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Copenhagen to Dresden bus services, operated by Comati PSG, arrive at Dresden Bayrische Strasse station.

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Copenhagen to Dresden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Dresden-Neustadt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Dresden is 956 km. It takes approximately 8h 46m to drive from Copenhagen to Dresden.

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Scandinavian Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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Book your Copenhagen to Dresden bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 766+ hotels available in Dresden. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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