There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Dresden by bus, train, 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.

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Dresden, Dresden central station N260

$35 - $65

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Train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Dresden Hbf Ec

$150 - $220

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy Rj
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Dresden

$40 - $55

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Dresden 419.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Dresden  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Dresden (DRS) BUD - DRS

$92 - $333

Fly to Prague, train  •  7 h 55 min

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

$97 - $262

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Leipzig (LEJ) BUD - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Dresden-Neustadt

$86 - $301

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  7 h 10 min

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

$78 - $200

Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  7 h 23 min

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

$61 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Dresden is to bus which costs 11 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft and takes 14 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Dresden is to drive which costs 24 000 Ft - 36 000 Ft and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Dresden is 551 km. The road distance is 671.7 km.

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The bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Dresden, Dresden central station takes 8 h 15 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Dresden Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Dresden, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Dresden once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Dresden once daily. Tickets cost $150 - $220 and the journey takes 8 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Dresden via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Dresden via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $150
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Dresden via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Bratislava to Dresden
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
elines.cz

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