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There are 4 ways to get from Berlin to Dessau by train, night train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to Dessau, Hauptbahnhof Re7

$2 - $45

3 alternative options

Night train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the night train from S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf to Dessau, Hauptbahnhof Re3

$30 - $50

Rideshare  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Dessau-Roßlau 77.5 miles

$6 - $11

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Dessau 79.1 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Dessau is to rideshare which costs 5€ - 10€ and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Dessau is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf and arriving at Dessau, Hauptbahnhof. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Dessau is 110 km. The road distance is 126.6 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Dessau without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs 1€ - 40€.

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The train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to Dessau, Hauptbahnhof takes 1 h 47 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Berlin to Dessau train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf station.

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Berlin to Dessau train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Dessau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Dessau is 127 km. It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to drive from Berlin to Dessau.

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  • Distance: 68.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Dessau, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Berlin to Dessau hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 47 min. BVG also services this route hourly.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to Dessau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Night train from S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf to Dessau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
BVG
Website
bvg.de
Train from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Dessau Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vbb.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Dessau-Roßlau
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There are 56+ hotels available in Dessau. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Dessau. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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