There are 5 ways to get from Dresden to Wrocław by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Wrocław, Wrocław DA N20

$15 - $25

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Rideshare  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dresden to Wroclaw 168 miles

$11 - $13

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden, Bahnhof Mitte to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof Re18
  2. Take the train from Cottbus to Wroclaw Glowny Ire

$51 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Dresden to Wrocław 166.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Wroclaw (WRO) DRS - WRO

$81 - $341

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dresden, Dresden central station station and arriving at Wrocław, Wrocław DA. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Wrocław. However, there are services departing from Dresden, Bahnhof Mitte and arriving at Wroclaw Glowny via Cottbus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Dresden and Wrocław is 230 km. The road distance is 266.9 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Wrocław without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Wrocław, Wrocław DA takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Dresden to Wrocław train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dresden, Bahnhof Mitte station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Wrocław is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dresden Airport to Wroclaw Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Dresden to Wrocław bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Wrocław, Wrocław DA station.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Wrocław.
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  • Distance: 143.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Dresden to Wrocław once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden to Wrocław via Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof and Cottbus in around 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Wroclaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Wroclaw via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dresden to Wroclaw via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Dresden to Wroclaw via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Wroclaw via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Dresden to Wroclaw via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Train operators
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, Bahnhof Mitte to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Cottbus to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dresden to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Dresden to Wrocław train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Wroclaw Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Wrocław is 267 km. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Dresden to Wrocław.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Dresden Airport to Wroclaw Airport.

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Book your Dresden to Wrocław bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 774+ hotels available in Wrocław. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Dresden and Wrocław. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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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