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

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Train  •  7 h 31 min

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

$155 - $232

Cheapest option

Bus Leo Express  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc N67 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Salzburg Park & Ride Sud Leb9750

$20 - $34

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Bus via Český Krumlov  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc N67 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Český Krumlov aut. nádr. 853 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Český Krumlov to Salzburg

$82 - $101

Train EuroNight  •  11 h 26 min

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

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Dresden to Salzburg 337.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Dresden to Salzburg  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Salzburg (SZG) DRS - SZG

$91 - $391

Fly Dresden to Munich, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Munich (MUC) DRS - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$119 - $354

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to Salzburg  •  5 h 41 min

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

$95 - $265

Train to Leipzig, fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 25 min

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

$151 - $340

Train to Prague, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 49 min

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

$143 - $393

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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Salzburg is to bus which costs 17€ - 30€ and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Salzburg is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dresden station to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Dresden, Dresden central station and arriving at Salzburg Park & Ride Sud via Praha ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Dresden-Neustadt and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Leipzig Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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The distance between Dresden and Salzburg is 365 km. The road distance is 540.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Dresden to Salzburg, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Dresden to Salzburg is to train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs 130€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 30€ and takes 9 h, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 340€ and takes 6 h 4 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dresden Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Dresden to Salzburg bus services, operated by Leo Express, arrive at Salzburg Park & Ride Sud station.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 228.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Dresden to Salzburg via Leipzig Hbf and München Hbf in around 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dresden to Salzburg via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and Praha ÚAN Florenc in around 9 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dresden to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Dresden to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Dresden to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Dresden to Salzburg via Dusseldorf, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
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 München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus
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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
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Drážďany, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Praha, 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
$11 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Leo Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
le.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Salzburg Park & Ride Sud
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
le.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Český Krumlov aut. nádr.
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Český Krumlov to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com

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