There are 4 ways to get from Dresden to Prague by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...

$5 - $55

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 14 min

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

$19 - $29

Rideshare  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dresden to Prague 91.1 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Dresden to Prague 91.8 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Prague is to bus which costs 4€ - 50€ and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Prague is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dresden, Dresden central station station and arriving at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dresden Hbf and arriving at Praha hl.n.. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Dresden and Prague is 117 km. The road distance is 146.9 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs 4€ - 50€.

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The bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc takes 1 h 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Dresden to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dresden Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Prague is to bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs 4€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 16€ - 25€ and takes 2 h 14 min.

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  • Distance: 73.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Prague, Czech Republic?

FlixBus operates a bus from Dresden to Prague hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Dresden to Prague every 3 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $29 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
bahn.de
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
$12 - $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
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $9
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Dresden to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Dresden to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Prague is 147 km. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Dresden to Prague.

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

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