There are 9 ways to get from Dresden to Warsaw by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Wrocław, Wrocław DA N20
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Warszawa Centralna Eic / ...

$27 - $43

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Wrocław, Wrocław DA N20
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Warsaw, Warsaw West 1302 / ...

$36 - $61

Train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl. D
  3. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...

$85 - $130

Bus Ecolines  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden to Warszawa Zachodnia 846606

$41 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Dresden to Warsaw 388.7 miles

$80 - $120

Fly from Dresden  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Warsaw (WAW) DRS - WAW

$97 - $407

Train to Prague, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Warsaw (WAW) PRG - WAW

$76 - $196

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  5 h 41 min

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

$101 - $281

Bus to Wroclaw, fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Wrocław, Wrocław DA
  2. Fly from Wroclaw (WRO) to Warsaw (WAW) WRO - WAW

$27 - $74

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dresden station to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Dresden, Dresden central station and arriving at Centrum 05 via Wrocław, Wrocław DA and Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Dresden-Neustadt and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof and Poznan Gl.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 54 min.

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The distance between Dresden and Warsaw is 519 km. The road distance is 621.9 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Warsaw without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Dresden to Warsaw, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Dresden to Warsaw is to bus which takes 9 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 54 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 14 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dresden Airport to Warsaw Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Dresden to Warsaw bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 324.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Warsaw, Poland?

You can take a bus from Dresden to Warsaw via Wrocław, Wrocław DA, Warsaw, Warsaw West, and Dw. Zachodni 01 in around 9 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden to Warsaw via Berlin Hbf (tief), S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, S Ostbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof, and Poznan Gl. in around 9 h 54 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Wroclaw to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Dresden to Warsaw via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Dresden to Warsaw via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Wroclaw to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Warsaw via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Warsaw via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
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
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
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
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Wrocław, Wrocław DA
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
PKS Polonus
Polbus PKS
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Dresden to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
15 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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Dresden to Warsaw train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Warsaw is 622 km. It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to drive from Dresden to Warsaw.

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Swiss, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Dresden Airport to Warsaw Airport.

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There are 2946+ hotels available in Warsaw. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Dresden Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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