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There are 4 ways to get from Dresden to Colditz by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Riesa Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof to Schweikershain, Bahnhof Rb45

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Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dresden to Colditz 50.6 miles

$130 - $160

2 alternative options

Bus, train, taxi  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Chemnitz N20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof to Erlau(Sachsen), Bahnhof
  3. Take a taxi from Erlau(Sachsen), Bahnhof to Colditz

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Dresden to Colditz 50.6 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Colditz is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Colditz is to taxi which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Dresden and Colditz is 66 km. The road distance is 81 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Colditz without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Dresden to Colditz, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Colditz is 81 km. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Dresden to Colditz.

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There are 66+ hotels available in Colditz. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Colditz.
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  • Distance: 41 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Colditz, Germany?

You can take a train from Dresden to Colditz via Riesa, Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof, and Schweikershain, Bahnhof in around 2 h 4 min.

Train operators
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 Dresden-Neustadt to Riesa
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Riesa, Bahnhof/Busbahnhof to Schweikershain, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof to Erlau(Sachsen), Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Erlau(Sachsen), Bahnhof to Colditz
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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