How to get from Dresden to Vienna

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Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. 060 / ...

$27 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  7 h 37 min

  1. 060 / ...
  2. Rj

$19 - $32

8 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Ec
  2. Rj / ...

$42 - $63

Rideshare  •  6 h 18 min

  1. 297.8 miles

$30

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. 294 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Prague, fly  •  5 h 7 min

  1. PRG - VIE

$118 - $321

Fly from Dresden  •  5 h 37 min

  1. DRS - VIE

$83 - $322

Train to Leipzig, fly  •  5 h 2 min

  1. LEJ - VIE

$126 - $339

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  5 h 39 min

  1. TXL - VIE

$98 - $227

Bus to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly  •  5 h 52 min

  1. SXF - VIE

$47 - $147

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Dresden to Vienna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min. Eurolines DE also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden to Vienna via Praha hl.n. in around 7 h 11 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Dresden to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Vienna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Vienna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Vienna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Dresden, Dresden Neustadt to Berlin, Berlin SXF
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
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
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dresden to Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dresden and Vienna is 369 km. The road distance is 470 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Vienna is to bus which costs 16€ - 27€ and takes 7 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Dresden to Vienna is to drive which takes 4 h 57 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf via Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dresden, Dresden central station and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

The bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg takes 6 h 20 min including transfers and departs every four hours.