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

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Fly from Dresden  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Munich (MUC) DRS - MUC

$89 - $304

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Bus, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Prague - Main Station to München Hauptbahnhof

$22 - $80

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Train to Leipzig, fly  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Munich (MUC) LEJ - MUC

$121 - $290

Train to Prague, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Munich (MUC) PRG - MUC

$113 - $343

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Munich (MUC) TXL - MUC

$98 - $248

Train via Bamberg  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Bamberg Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Bamberg to München Hbf Ice / ...

$130 - $192

Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Munich, Munich central bus station 121

$27 - $45

Train Czech Railways (ČD)  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to München Hbf Ex

$79 - $118

Rideshare  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dresden to Munich 287.9 miles

$25

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Dresden to Munich 287.5 miles

$60 - $90

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dresden, Dresden central station station and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Munich. However, there are services departing from Dresden-Neustadt and arriving at München Hbf via Leipzig Hbf and Bamberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Dresden and Munich is 359 km. The road distance is 460.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Munich without a car is to train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Dresden to Munich, including transfers.

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

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Dresden to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dresden-Neustadt station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Munich is to fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 51 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Dresden Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Munich.
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  • Distance: 224.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

Lufthansa flies from Dresden to Munich 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden to Munich via Leipzig Hbf and Bamberg in around 5 h 51 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Leipzig to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Leipzig to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
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 Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Prague - Main Station to München Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
cd.cz
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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dresden to Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Dresden to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Munich is 460 km. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Dresden to Munich.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Dresden Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Dresden to Munich train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Dresden to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 764+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Dresden and Munich. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Dresden Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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