There are 11 ways to get from Brussels to Dresden by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  8 h 43 min

  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

$189 - $279

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet

$37 - $95

9 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 6 min

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

$179 - $259

Bus FlixBus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen 264
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Dresden, Dresden central station 020 / ...

$48 - $82

Drive  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Dresden 490 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Brussels to Dresden  •  6 h 37 min

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

$96 - $483

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Dresden  •  5 h 31 min

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

$106 - $310

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Dresden  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Dresden (DRS) DUS - DRS

$84 - $248

Fly Brussels to Berlin Tegel, train  •  6 h 36 min

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

$97 - $270

Fly Brussels to Prague, train  •  7 h 39 min

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

$76 - $233

Fly Charleroi to Prague, train  •  8 h 27 min

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

$58 - $192

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Dresden is to bus which costs 30€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Dresden is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Gare du Midi and arriving at Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. via Prague, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 24 min.

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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 8 h 43 min.

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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 8 h 43 min and costs 160€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 43 min 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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Map of how to get from Brussels to Dresden.
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  • Distance: 411.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Dresden via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 8 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Dresden via Prague, ÚAN Florenc in around 14 h 24 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
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
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
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
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Prague to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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