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

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

Train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ice

$110 - $165

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Heidelberg to Dresden 331.6 miles

$27 - $32

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Dresden, Dresden central station 012 / ...

$30 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Dresden 331 miles

$65 - $110

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dresden  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) FRA - DRS

$100 - $304

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Leipzig, train  •  5 h 24 min

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

$129 - $322

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Dresden  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dresden (DRS) STR - DRS

$79 - $252

Fly Mannheim to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5 h 57 min

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

$187 - $675

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Dresden  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Dresden (DRS) CGN - DRS

$100 - $316

Questions & Answers

The distance between Heidelberg and Dresden is 403 km. The road distance is 530 km.

The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Dresden is to rideshare which costs 24€ - 28€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Dresden is to train and fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs 85€ - 270€.

No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Heidelberg to Dresden, including transfers.

What companies run services between Heidelberg, Germany and Dresden, Germany?

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Dresden via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 6 h 3 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg to Dresden twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 50 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, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $410
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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 Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Heidelberg to Dresden
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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