There are 10 ways to get from Munich to Dresden by train, bus, rideshare, car, subway 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  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt Re / ...

$115 - $165

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Dresden 288.8 miles

$21 - $35

8 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 35 min

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

$27 - $45

Train via Hof Hbf  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Hof Hbf Alex
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Dresden Hbf Re

$106 - $153

Train Czech Railways (ČD)  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from München Hauptbahnhof to Prague - Main Station
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Dresden Hbf Ec

$36 - $53

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Dresden 288.4 miles

$60 - $90

Subway, fly to Dresden  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dresden (DRS) MUC - DRS

$91 - $307

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  5 h 3 min

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

$120 - $295

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5 h 54 min

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

$97 - $254

Fly to Prague, train  •  7 h

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

$115 - $345

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Dresden is to rideshare which costs 18€ - 30€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Dresden is to subway and fly which takes 4 h 1 min and costs 75€ - 270€.

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The distance between Munich and Dresden is 359 km. The road distance is 461 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Munich to Dresden, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Dresden. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt via Leipzig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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

You can take a train from Munich to Dresden via Leipzig Hbf in around 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Dresden 4 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Munich to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Munich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Munich to Prague
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hof Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from München Hauptbahnhof to Prague - Main Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
cd.cz
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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