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There are 4 ways to get from Dresden to Brandenburg an der Havel by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof 27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Brandenburg Hbf Re / ...

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Bus, train  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Neustadt station to Berlin Airport BER 070 / ...
  2. Take the train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Brandenburg, Hauptbahnhof Re1

Bus  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 070 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof Ber2

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Dresden to Brandenburg an der Havel 241.6 km

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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Brandenburg an der Havel is to bus and train which costs €22 - €40 and takes 3h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from Dresden to Brandenburg an der Havel is to drive which takes 2h 18m and costs €28 - €45.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Brandenburg an der Havel. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Brandenburg Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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The distance between Dresden and Brandenburg an der Havel is 173 km. The road distance is 241.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Brandenburg an der Havel without a car is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs €18 - €65.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Dresden to Brandenburg an der Havel, including transfers.

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Dresden to Brandenburg an der Havel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Brandenburg an der Havel is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs €18 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 33m.

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Dresden to Brandenburg an der Havel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Brandenburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Brandenburg an der Havel is 242 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Dresden to Brandenburg an der Havel.

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  • Distance: 172.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 41m

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany?

You can take a train from Dresden Hbf to Brandenburg an der Havel via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Berlin Hbf in around 2h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dresden Hbf to Brandenburg an der Havel via Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2, S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof, and Potsdam Hbf in around 4h 33m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Brandenburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Brandenburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Brandenburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Brandenburg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Brandenburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Abellio
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden Neustadt station to Berlin Airport BER
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Günter Anger Güterverkehrs GmbH & Co. Omnibusvermietung KG
Phone
033208 2201 0
Email
info@angerbus.de
Website
angerbus.de
Bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Günter Anger Güterverkehrs GmbH & Co. Omnibusvermietung KG

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