There are 10 ways to get from Copenhagen to Dresden by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

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

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. CPH - TXL

$87 - $237

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. 032 / ...
  2. Rj / ...

$32 - $100

8 alternative options

Fly to Dresden  •  7 h 5 min

  1. CPH - DRS

$146 - $420

Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. CPH - SXF

$77 - $207

Fly to Prague, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. CPH - PRG

$66 - $200

Train via Hamburg Hbf  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Ec
  2. Ice
  3. Ec / ...

$151 - $220

Train  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Ec / ...

$154 - $227

Night bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. N232

$35 - $65

Train, night train  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Ec / ...

$83 - $113

Drive  •  8 h 46 min

  1. 597.2 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Dresden, Germany?

Lufthansa, KLM and four other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Dresden hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Dresden via Hamburg Hbf and Berlin Hbf (tief) in around 9 h 39 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Copenhagen to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Copenhagen to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Copenhagen to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dresden via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Copenhagen to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
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 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz)
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
dsb.dk
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
snalltaget.se
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Copenhagen to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 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 Berlín, ZOB am Funkturm to Drážďany, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Copenhagen and Dresden is 520 km. The road distance is 956 km.

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Dresden is to bus which costs 200 kr - 650 kr and takes 10 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Dresden is to fly and train which takes 5 h 23 min and costs 550 kr - 1500 kr.

No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Koebenhavn H and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt via Hamburg Hbf and Berlin Hbf (tief). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 39 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Copenhagen to Dresden, including transfers.