There are 10 ways to get from Geneva 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 Geneva to Dresden  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Dresden (DRS) GVA - DRS

$106 - $270

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Praha, Wilsonova Rj
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station 060 / ...

$41 - $60

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Fly Geneva to Prague, train  •  7 h 58 min

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

$86 - $289

Train to Zurich, fly to Dresden  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dresden (DRS) ZRH - DRS

$160 - $408

Fly Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) GVA - SXF
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Dresden-Neustadt

$87 - $272

Train to Basel, fly to Dresden  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Dresden (DRS) BSL - DRS

$132 - $416

Train  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ice

$238 - $389

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Biel/Bienne 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB 51
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice

$232 - $375

Bus Tour Bus  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Prague 000259 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station 060 / ...

$51 - $127

Drive  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Dresden 618.8 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Dresden is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 17 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Dresden is to fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 270 and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Dresden is 775 km. The road distance is 990.2 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Geneva to Dresden, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Dresden station. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt via Olten, Basel SBB and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 47 min.

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The nearest airport to Dresden is Dresden (DRS) Airport which is 8.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Prague (PRG) (111.4 km), Leipzig (LEJ) (113.3 km), Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) (149.7 km) and Berlin Tegel (TXL) (170.1 km).

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Geneva to Dresden train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Dresden.
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  • Distance: 484.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Dresden, Germany?

Lufthansa, Swiss and two other airlines fly from Geneva to Dresden hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Dresden via Olten, Basel SBB, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 11 h 47 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Basel to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Basel to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
14 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Drážďany, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Praha, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Genève Gare Routiere Place Dorcière to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
17 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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