There are 9 ways to get from Nuremberg 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.

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Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ice

$94 - $137

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Dresden 196.9 miles

$15 - $17

7 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Dresden, Dresden central station 021 / ...

$18 - $35

Train via Hof Hbf  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Hof Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Dresden Hbf Re

$89 - $130

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Dresden 195.5 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Nuremberg to Dresden  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Dresden (DRS) NUE - DRS

$123 - $554

Fly Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$79 - $211

Train to Munich, fly to Dresden  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dresden (DRS) MUC - DRS

$129 - $362

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dresden  •  5 h 42 min

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

$118 - $326

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Dresden is to rideshare which costs 13€ - 15€ and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Dresden is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Dresden is 259 km. The road distance is 312.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Nuremberg to Dresden, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nuremberg to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt via Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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

You can take a train from Nuremberg to Dresden via Erfurt Hbf in around 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nuremberg to Dresden 4 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. AS Karpaten & Krim Tours (East West Eurolines) also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Munich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hof Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
AS Karpaten & Krim Tours (East West Eurolines)
Bus from Nürnberg Zob to Dresden Bayrische Straße
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nuremberg to Dresden
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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