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

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Bus  •  1h 50m

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

140 Kč - 2 400 Kč

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Train  •  2h 26m

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

600 Kč - 1 100 Kč

Rideshare  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the rideshare from Dresden to Prague 145.8 km

226 Kč

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Dresden Hbf to Prague 144.4 km

450 Kč - 650 Kč

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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Prague is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Prague is to drive which costs 16€ - 25€ and takes 1h 25m.

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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 every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dresden Hbf and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Dresden and Prague is 117 km. The road distance is 144.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 1h 50m and costs 5€ - 90€.

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The bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc takes 1h 50m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Dresden to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dresden, Dresden central station.

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

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The best way to get from Dresden to Prague is to bus which takes 1h 50m and costs 5€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 22€ - 45€ and takes 2h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Prague.
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  • Distance: 117.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 50m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 260 Kč - 320 Kč and the journey takes 1h 50m. Seven other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi every 3 hours. Tickets cost 600 Kč - 850 Kč and the journey takes 2h 26m. Railjet also services this route once daily.

Train operators
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
600 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 100 Kč
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).

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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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
260 Kč - 320 Kč
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
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
140 Kč - 200 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dresden to Prague - Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
240 Kč - 300 Kč
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Dresden to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
420 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
Eurolines FR
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Dresden Central Train Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus
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
Twice a week
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 2 400 Kč
Website
Comati PSG
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
226 Kč
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 Eurocity, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Prague is 144 km. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Dresden to Prague.

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Book your Dresden to Prague train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Dresden to Prague bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and two other operators.

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There are 2858+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at 2 250 Kč per night.

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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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