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There are 9 ways to get from Dresden to Davos by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Fulda Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Fulda Bahnhof to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Landquart
  4. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite to Chur station

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to St. Gallen Lagerstrasse
  4. Take the train from St. Gallen to Landquart
  5. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Dresden Hbf to Zuerich Hb
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Landquart
  3. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz

Drive

  1. Drive from Dresden Hbf to Davos

Fly Dresden to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Landquart
  3. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz

Train to Berlin Brandenburg, fly to Zurich, train

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Zurich (ZRH)
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Landquart
  4. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz

Fly Dresden to Friedrichshafen, train

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH)
  2. Take the train from St. Margrethen SG to Landquart
  3. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz

Bus to Prague, fly to Zurich, train

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Prague
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Zurich (ZRH)
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Landquart
  4. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz

Dresden to Davos by train

The train journey time between Dresden and Davos is around 12h 23m and covers a distance of around 1055 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 33m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SBB GmbH and others, the Dresden to Davos train service departs from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Davos Platz. Typically 55 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

55 Weekly Trains
12h 23m Average Duration
SFr 226 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Davos is to bus which costs €40 - €65 and takes 16h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Davos is to drive which costs €130 - €210 and takes 6h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dresden to Davos. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Davos Platz, Bahnhof via Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite, Chur, Postautostation and Lenzerheide/Lai, Post. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Davos. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Davos Platz via Fulda Bahnhof, Basel SBB and Landquart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 23m.

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The distance between Dresden and Davos is 553 km. The road distance is 726.9 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Davos without a car is to train which takes 12h 23m and costs €230 - €350.

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It takes approximately 12h 23m to get from Dresden to Davos, including transfers.

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Dresden to Davos bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof station.

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Dresden to Davos 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 Davos is to train which takes 12h 23m and costs €230 - €350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 16h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Davos.
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  • Distance: 552.7 km
  • Duration: 12h 23m

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Davos, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Dresden Hbf to Davos via Fulda Bahnhof, Basel SBB, and Landquart in around 12h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dresden Hbf to Davos via Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite, Chur, Postautostation, and Lenzerheide/Lai, Post in around 16h 41m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 550
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 380
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 460
Flights from Dresden to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 500
Flights from Dresden to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 550
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 550
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 430
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 350
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 Fulda Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Fulda Bahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St. Gallen to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St. Margrethen SG to Landquart
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
SBB GmbH
Train from Zürich HB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
SBB GmbH
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Landquart to Davos Platz
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 27
Website
Rhätische Bahn
Schedules at
Rhätische Bahn
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to St. Gallen Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 18
Website
RegioJet
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 Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite to Chur station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
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.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Dresden to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 7
Website
Union Ivkoni
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Dresden to Prague Florenc
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 110
Website
Radina VIP

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The quickest flight from Dresden Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Dresden to Davos train services, operated by Rhätische Bahn, arrive at Davos Platz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Davos is 727 km. It takes approximately 6h 24m to drive from Dresden to Davos.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Dresden Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Davos. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Dresden Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs €3 - €5.

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