There are 11 ways to get from Milan 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.

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Fly Milan Linate to Dresden  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Dresden (DRS) LIN - DRS

$88 - $474

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Bus via Prague, Wilsonova  •  17 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet

$38 - $104

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Dresden  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Dresden (DRS) MXP - DRS

$99 - $248

Fly Milan Malpensa to Prague, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Prague (PRG) MXP - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Dresden Hbf

$64 - $227

Fly Milan Malpensa to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) MXP - SXF
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Dresden-Neustadt

$85 - $220

Fly Milan Bergamo to Prague, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Prague (PRG) BGY - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Dresden Hbf

$55 - $209

Fly Milan Bergamo to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BGY - SXF
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Dresden-Neustadt

$65 - $222

Train  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ice

$259 - $407

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Praha ÚAN Florenc N184 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet

$52 - $127

Train via Muenchen Hbf  •  21 h

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Muenchen Hbf En
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice / ...

$239 - $385

Drive  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Dresden 577.4 miles

$130 - $210

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Dresden. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. via Milano Lampugnano and Prague, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt via Basel SBB and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 58 min.

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The distance between Milan and Dresden is 706 km. The road distance is 923.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Dresden without a car is to train which takes 12 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to get from Milan to Dresden, including transfers.

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Milan to Dresden bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Milano Lampugnano station.

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Milan to Dresden train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Dresden is to fly which takes 6 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 58 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 16 h 49 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Dresden Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Milan to Dresden bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Dresden.
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  • Distance: 441.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 50 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Dresden, Germany?

Lufthansa, KLM and four other airlines fly from Milan to Dresden hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Dresden via Basel SBB and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 12 h 58 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dresden via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Dresden via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dresden via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dresden via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
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 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 München Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $120
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
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 Milan, Milan to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
13 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Prague to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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Milan to Dresden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Dresden-Neustadt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Dresden is 924 km. It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to drive from Milan to Dresden.

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Alitalia, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Dresden Airport.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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