There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dresden by plane, train, bus 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

Fly to Dresden  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) FRA - DRS

$69 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Dresden, Dresden Neustadt 012

$39 - $66

6 alternative options

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Leipzig (LEJ) FRA - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Dresden-Neustadt

$98 - $269

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  4 h 17 min

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

$90 - $214

Fly to Prague, train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$79 - $251

Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ice

$95 - $140

Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Dresden, Dresden central station 320

$40 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dresden 293.2 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dresden is to bus which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dresden is to fly which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 60€ - 220€.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Dresden is 382 km. The road distance is 469 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dresden, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Dresden, Germany?

Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dresden every 4 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dresden every 4 hours. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 28 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Dresden, Dresden Neustadt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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