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There are 4 ways to get from Dresden to Zgorzelec by bus, train, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Görlitz 121

$6 - $11

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dresden to Görlitz 68.8 miles

$6

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden, Bahnhof Mitte to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof Re18
  2. Take the train from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Görlitz, Bahnhof Oe65

$49 - $73

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Dresden to Zgorzelec 69.8 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Zgorzelec is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Zgorzelec is to drive which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Zgorzelec. However, there are services departing from Dresden, Bahnhof Mitte and arriving at Zgorzelec via Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof and Görlitz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Dresden and Zgorzelec is 89 km. The road distance is 111.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Zgorzelec without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 46 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Dresden to Zgorzelec, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dresden to Zgorzelec is to bus which takes 1 h 46 min and costs 5€ - 9€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Dresden to Zgorzelec train services, operated by ODEG, arrive at Görlitz, Bahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Zgorzelec is 112 km. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Dresden to Zgorzelec.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Zgorzelec.
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  • Distance: 55.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Zgorzelec, Dolnośląskie, Poland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Dresden to Zgorzelec once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden to Zgorzelec via Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof, Görlitz, Bahnhof, and Görlitz in around 4 h 9 min.

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
ODEG
Phone
+49 30 514888888
Email
info@odeg.de
Website
odeg.de
Train from Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof to Görlitz, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
ODEG
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 Görlitz
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dresden to Görlitz
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There are 138+ hotels available in Zgorzelec. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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

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