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There are 11 ways to get from Dresden to Sursee by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Dresden to Zurich, train  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zurich (ZRH) DRS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten

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Bus  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Luzern N42

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Fly Dresden to Basel, train  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Basel (BSL) DRS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Sursee

Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Zurich (ZRH) BER - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten

Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Basel, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Basel (BSL) BER - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Sursee

Train to Prague, fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Zurich (ZRH) PRG - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten

Fly Dresden to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Stuttgart (STR) DRS - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Sursee

Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB 12 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Sursee Ext / ...

Train  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Olten Ice

Night bus, train  •  13h 12m

  1. Take the night bus from Dresden central station to Nuremberg central bus station N42
  2. Take the night bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai
  3. Take the train from Zug to Sursee S1

Drive  •  6h 55m

  1. Drive from Dresden Hbf to Sursee 813.9 km
Germany → Switzerland
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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sursee is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sursee is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sursee is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 22 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Sursee is to bus which costs €40 - €50 and takes 14h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Sursee is to fly and train which costs €120 - €380 and takes 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dresden to Sursee. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Sursee, Altstadt via Luzern, Bahnhof and Beromünster, Post. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Sursee. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hbf and arriving at Sursee via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 27m.

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It is 594 km from Dresden to Sursee. It is approximately 813.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Sursee without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 9h 27m and costs €200 - €340.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Dresden to Sursee, including transfers.

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Dresden to Sursee bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof station.

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Dresden to Sursee train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Dresden Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Sursee is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 9h 27m and costs €200 - €340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €50 and takes 14h 33m.

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  • Distance: 594.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Sursee, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Dresden Hbf to Sursee via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Basel SBB in around 9h 27m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Luzern once daily. Tickets cost SFr 40 - SFr 50 and the journey takes 12h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 350
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 410
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 410
Flights from Dresden to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 450
Flights from Dresden to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 450
Flights from Dresden to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 470
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 330
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 330
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 320
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 410
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 410
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 450
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 310
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 280
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 480
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 370
Flights from Dresden to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 470
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 350
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Sursee
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zug to Sursee
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Sursee
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
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 17m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 45
Website
Railjet
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Olten
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 30 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 24 - SFr 29
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Abellio
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Luzern
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Dresden central station to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 22
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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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Night bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Dresden Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Dresden to Sursee bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Luzern station.

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Dresden to Sursee train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Olten station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Sursee is 814 km. It takes approximately 6h 55m to drive from Dresden to Sursee.

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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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