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There are 12 ways to get from Brussels to Dresden by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ice

$178 - $268

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Bus  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station 060 / ...

$37 - $55

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Train  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ic

$178 - $258

Night bus, bus  •  15h 45m

  1. Take the night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen N79
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Dresden, Dresden central station 020 / ...

$45 - $84

Drive  •  7h 3m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Dresden 490 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Brussels to Dresden  •  6h 32m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dresden (DRS) BRU - DRS

$76 - $324

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Dresden  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Dresden (DRS) CGN - DRS

$104 - $309

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Dresden  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Dresden (DRS) DUS - DRS

$106 - $250

Fly Brussels to Berlin Tegel, train  •  6h 34m

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

$82 - $270

Fly Brussels to Prague, train  •  7h 34m

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

$61 - $232

Fly Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  6h 55m

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

$62 - $225

Fly Charleroi to Prague, train  •  8h 24m

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

$58 - $191

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Dresden is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 14h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Dresden is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Dresden station. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station via Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt via Köln Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 32m.

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The distance between Brussels and Dresden is 658 km. The road distance is 784.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Dresden without a car is to train which takes 8h 32m and costs 150€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 8h 32m to get from Brussels to Dresden, including transfers.

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Brussels to Dresden bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Dresden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Dresden is to train which takes 8h 32m and costs 150€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 14h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 6h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Dresden.
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  • Distance: 411.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 32m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Dresden, Germany?

You can take a train from Brussels to Dresden via Köln Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 8h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Dresden via Prague, Wilsonova, Hlavní nádraží, Florenc - C, and Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc in around 14h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $210
Flights from Charleroi to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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 Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Czech Railways (ČD)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
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Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
Arda Tur
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Comati PSG

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Dresden Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Dresden is 784 km. It takes approximately 7h 3m to drive from Brussels to Dresden.

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Eurowings, KLM, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Dresden Airport.

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There are 754+ hotels available in Dresden. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs 4€ - 18€.

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