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There are 14 ways to get from Dresden to Port of Tilbury by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Dresden to London City

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to London City (LCY)

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Upminster

12 alternative options

Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to London City

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London City (LCY)

Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to London Heathrow

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Train to Prague, fly to London Heathrow

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Fly Dresden to London Stansted, train

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to London Stansted (STN)
  2. Take the train from London Fenchurch Street to Tilbury Town

Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to London Gatwick, train

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to London Stansted

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London Stansted (STN)

Train to Prague, fly to London Stansted

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to London Stansted (STN)

Train

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar

Bus via London

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to London, Victoria Green Line Station

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Dresden to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Port of Tilbury

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Dresden to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Port of Tilbury

Dresden to Port of Tilbury by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Dresden and Port of Tilbury is around 24h 20m and covers a distance of around 899 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 10h 36m. The fastest journey normally takes 23h 7m. Operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Dresden to Port of Tilbury service departs from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Tilbury Town. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
13h 44m
Layover time:
10h 36m
Total time:
24h 20m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
23h 7m
Journey distance:
899 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
75 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:40
Last service departs at:
19:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dresden to Port of Tilbury train, subway and walk schedules

Germany → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Georgia, Guyana, Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mayotte, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Réunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Falkland Islands, Finland, Germany, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Norway, Pitcairn, Romania, Saint Helena, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Falkland Islands, Finland, Germany, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Norway, Pitcairn, Romania, Saint Helena, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Cyprus, India, Monaco, San Marino, United Arab Emirates, United States and Vatican
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Port of Tilbury is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Port of Tilbury is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Port of Tilbury is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from United Kingdom.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Port of Tilbury is to bus which costs €40 - €140 and takes 35h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Port of Tilbury is to fly and train which costs €75 - €410 and takes 6h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Port of Tilbury. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Tilbury Town via Berlin Hbf, Amsterdam Centraal, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Fenchurch Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 37m.

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It is approximately 582 miles to get from Dresden to Port of Tilbury.

The best way to get from Dresden to Port of Tilbury without a car is to train which takes 15h 37m and costs €250 - €550.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m to get from Dresden to Port of Tilbury, including transfers.

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Dresden to Port of Tilbury train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Port of Tilbury is to fly which takes 6h 53m and costs €160 - €330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €250 - €550 and takes 15h 37m, you could also bus via London, which costs €50 - €160 and takes 23h 3m.

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There is no direct flight from Dresden Airport to London City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Dresden to Port of Tilbury train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Port of Tilbury.
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  • Distance: 582.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 53m

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Port of Tilbury, England?

Lufthansa and KLM fly from Dresden Hbf to Port of Tilbury once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden Hbf to Port of Tilbury via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf, Amsterdam Centraal, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Aldgate station, and London Fenchurch Street in around 15h 37m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dresden to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£25 - £120
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£9 - £130
Flights from Prague to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£10 - £80
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £150
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £250
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £280
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £280
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £330
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £300
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £320
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £650
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £350
Smartwings
Website
smartwings.com
Flights from Prague to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£85 - £160
Train operators
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 Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
c2c
Phone
+44 345 744 4422
Email
contact@c2crail.co.uk
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from London Fenchurch Street to Tilbury Town
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
c2c
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
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 Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Railjet
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£110 - £140
Standard Premier
£160 - £200
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£250 - £290
Standard
£70 - £90
Standard Premier
£110 - £140
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Lille
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden central station to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £10
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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Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£65 - £80
Website
Comati PSG
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Prague Florenc to Upminster
Ave. Duration
31h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £1,200
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£85 - £1,200
Standard Car - Flexi
£130 - £160

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KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Dresden Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 288+ hotels available in Port of Tilbury. Prices start at £75 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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