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There are 4 ways to get from Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS) by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Dresden, Letiště RegioJet

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Train  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt 17 / ...

Bus via Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt 160 / ...

Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS) 183.9 km
Berlin → Dresden Airport (DRS)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dresden Airport (DRS) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dresden Airport (DRS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dresden Airport (DRS) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 22 May 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS) is to bus, which costs €6 - €9 and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS) is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 1h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm and arriving at Dresden, Letiště. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS). However, there are services departing from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Dresden Flughafen via Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 35m.

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The distance between Berlin and Dresden Airport (DRS) is 158 km. The road distance is 183.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS) without a car is to bus which takes 2h 20m and costs €6 - €9.

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The bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Dresden, Letiště takes 2h 20m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS) bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm station.

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Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS) is to bus which takes 2h 20m and costs €6 - €9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €13 - €60 and takes 2h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS).
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  • Distance: 157.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 20m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Dresden Airport (DRS), Germany?

RegioJet operates a bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Dresden, Letiště 4 times a day. Tickets cost €6 - €9 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt hourly. Tickets cost €40 - €55 and the journey takes 2h 3m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Bahn DE
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Dresden, Letiště
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS) bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Dresden, Letiště station.

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Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS) is 184 km. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS).

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Book your Berlin to Dresden Airport (DRS) train tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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