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There are 3 ways to get from Dresden to Brno by bus, train or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dresden central station to Brno

Train

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi

Drive

  1. Drive from Dresden Hbf to Brno

Dresden to Brno by bus

The bus journey time between Dresden and Brno is around 4h 40m and covers a distance of around 352 km. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 20m. Operated by FlixBus, FlixBus-de and Arda Tur, the Dresden to Brno bus service departs from Dresden central station and arrives in Brno. Typically 14 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
4h 40m
Fastest bus time:
4h 20m
Bus distance:
352 km
Buses per week:
14
Cheapest price:
470 Kč
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
02:00
Last bus departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dresden to Brno bus schedules

Germany → Czech Republic
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International entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Macau, New Zealand, North Macedonia, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Czech Republic with the above exceptions. Botswana, Brazil, Colombia, Eswatini, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Czech Republic

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Czech Republic from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brno is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brno is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brno is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1221.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Czech Republic.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Dresden to Brno is to bus, which costs €20 - €25 and takes 4h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Brno is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dresden central station station and arriving at Brno. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dresden Hbf and arriving at Brno Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 9m.

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The distance between Dresden and Brno is 291 km. The road distance is 351.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Brno without a car is to bus which takes 4h 20m and costs €20 - €25.

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The bus from Dresden central station to Brno takes 4h 20m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Dresden to Brno bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dresden central station.

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Dresden to Brno train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Dresden Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Brno is to bus which takes 4h 20m and costs €20 - €25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €40 - €80 and takes 5h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Brno.
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  • Distance: 290.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Brno, Czech Republic?

FlixBus operates a bus from Dresden central station to Brno twice daily. Tickets cost 470 Kč - 600 Kč and the journey takes 4h 20m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Railjet operates a train from Dresden Hbf to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi once daily. Tickets cost 1 300 Kč - 2 000 Kč and the journey takes 5h 9m. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
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 Brno Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 300 Kč - 2 000 Kč
Website
Railjet
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 Brno Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden central station to Brno
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
470 Kč - 600 Kč
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
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Brno
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Dresden to Brno bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brno station.

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Dresden to Brno train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Brno Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Brno is 351 km. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Dresden to Brno.

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