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There are 11 ways to get from Calais 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.

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Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ice

$228 - $393

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Train, bus  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais Ville to Gare de Lille Flandres Calais Ville - Lille Flandres / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Dresden, Dresden central station N367

$76 - $124

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Train  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ic

$226 - $349

Drive  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Dresden 604.8 miles

$130 - $190

Train to Brussels, fly to Dresden  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dresden (DRS) BRU - DRS

$148 - $607

Train to Brussels, fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BRU - TXL
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden-Neustadt

$149 - $393

Train to Brussels, fly to Prague, train  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Prague (PRG) BRU - PRG
  3. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Dresden Hbf

$128 - $355

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Dresden  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Dresden (DRS) CGN - DRS

$154 - $434

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Dresden  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Dresden (DRS) DUS - DRS

$155 - $374

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Dresden  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dresden (DRS) AMS - DRS

$219 - $666

Train to Charleroi, fly to Prague, train  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Prague (PRG) CRL - PRG
  3. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Dresden Hbf

$111 - $314

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Dresden is to train and bus which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 18 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Dresden is to drive which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 8 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt via Calais-Fréthun, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 54 min.

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The distance between Calais and Dresden is 831 km. The road distance is 967.7 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Dresden without a car is to train which takes 11 h 54 min and costs 190€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 54 min to get from Calais to Dresden, including transfers.

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Calais to Dresden train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Calais-Fréthun station.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Dresden is 968 km. It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to drive from Calais to Dresden.

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  • Distance: 519.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 54 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and Dresden, Germany?

You can take a train from Calais to Dresden via Calais-Fréthun, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 11 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 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 Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$66 - $68
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 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
$35 - $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
$95 - $140
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
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Gare de Calais Ville to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Czech Railways (ČD)
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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