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

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Train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dresden central station to Mönchengladbach central train station

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Train

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Koeln Hbf

Bus via Cologne

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Terrassenufer to Cologne Unter Kaster

Drive

  1. Drive from Dresden Hbf to Linnich

Fly Dresden to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Geilenkirchen, Lindern Bf

Fly Dresden to Cologne Bonn, train

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  2. Take the train from Köln Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düren, Bf

Train to Leipzig, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Geilenkirchen, Lindern Bf

Fly Dresden to Frankfurt, train

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Dueren
  4. Take the train from Dueren to Linnich Bhf

Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Geilenkirchen, Lindern Bf
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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Linnich is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Dresden to Linnich is to fly and train which takes 4h 36m and costs €110 - €280.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Linnich. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hbf and arriving at Linnich Bhf via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Koeln Messe/Deutz and Dueren. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 21m.

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The distance between Dresden and Linnich is 522 km. The road distance is 636.3 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Linnich without a car is to train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA) which takes 7h 21m and costs €130 - €200.

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It takes approximately 7h 21m to get from Dresden to Linnich, including transfers.

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Dresden to Linnich 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 Linnich is to train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA) which takes 7h 21m and costs €130 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 17m.

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

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Dresden to Linnich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 station.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Linnich.
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  • Distance: 522.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 21m

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

You can take a train from Dresden Hbf to Linnich via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12, Koeln Messe/Deutz, and Dueren in around 7h 21m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dresden central station to Mönchengladbach central train station once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Flights from Dresden to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €220
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €480
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Geilenkirchen, Lindern Bf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
National Express Rail
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 Köln Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düren, Bf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Düren, Bf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Dueren
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Düren, Bf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Düren, Bf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Rath Gruppe
Phone
+49 2421 2769300
Email
info@rath-gruppe.de
Website
rath-gruppe.de
Train from Dueren to Linnich Bhf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Rath Gruppe
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden central station to Mönchengladbach central train station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
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
East West Eurolines
Phone
+380 98 815 4444
Email
support@ewe.ua
Website
ewe.ua
Bus from Dresden Terrassenufer to Cologne Unter Kaster
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€60 - €70
Website
East West Eurolines

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Linnich is 636 km. It takes approximately 5h 27m to drive from Dresden to Linnich.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Dresden Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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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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