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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf 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 Zob
  2. Take the bus from Zob to Chur station

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Night bus, bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Dresden central station to Nuremberg central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to St. Gallen Lagerstrasse
  3. Take the train from St. Gallen to Landquart
  4. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
  2. Take the night train from Praha-Holesovice to Sargans
  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

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

Fly Dresden to Stuttgart, train

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Stuttgart (STR)
  2. Take the train from Boeblingen to Zuerich Hb
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Landquart
  4. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz

Train to Prague, fly to Zurich, train

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

Fly Dresden to Munich, train

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Margrethen
  3. Take the train from St. Margrethen SG to Landquart
  4. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz

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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Davos is to bus which costs €40 - €60 and takes 14h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Davos is to drive which costs €80 - €130 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 Zob, Chur, Postautostation and Lenzerheide/Lai, Post. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Davos. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hbf and arriving at Davos Platz via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB and Landquart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 16m.

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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 16m and costs €240 - €380.

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It takes approximately 12h 16m 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 Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Davos is to train which takes 12h 16m and costs €240 - €380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €60 and takes 14h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Davos.
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  • Distance: 552.7 km
  • Duration: 12h 16m

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

You can take a train from Dresden Hbf to Davos via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB, and Landquart in around 12h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dresden Hbf to Davos via Zob, Chur, Postautostation, and Lenzerheide/Lai, Post in around 14h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 340
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 410
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 410
Flights from Dresden to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 600
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 450
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 450
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 400
Flights from Dresden to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 340
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 470
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 420
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 Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Landquart
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Boeblingen to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
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
1h 21m
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
3 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Train from Zürich HB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
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
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 Praha-Holesovice
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 45
Website
Railjet
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 45
Website
Railjet
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
Night bus from Dresden central station to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Zob
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zob to Chur station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 20
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
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 13 - SFr 19
Website
RegioJet

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

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There are 140+ 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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