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There are 9 ways to get from Strasbourg to Dresden by train, bus, 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  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice

$141 - $208

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Bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe 108 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Dresden, Dresden central station 021

$34 - $63

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Train via Karlsruhe Hbf  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ice

$146 - $223

Bus Eurolines FR  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Leipzig
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Dresden, Dresden central station 023 / ...

$87 - $124

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Dresden 395.2 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  5 h 16 min

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

$88 - $272

Train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to St-Louis (Haut-Rhin)
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Dresden (DRS) BSL - DRS

$79 - $311

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h

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

$117 - $336

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dresden (DRS) ZRH - DRS

$141 - $377

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Dresden is to bus which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 11 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to Dresden is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Strasbourg to Dresden station. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station via Leipzig, Leipzig central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Dresden Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Dresden is 510 km. The road distance is 632.4 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Dresden without a car is to train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs 120€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Strasbourg to Dresden, including transfers.

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Strasbourg to Dresden bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Strasbourg station.

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Strasbourg to Dresden train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Strasbourg station.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Dresden is to train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs 120€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 9 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Dresden.
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  • Distance: 318.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

What companies run services between Strasbourg, France and Dresden, Germany?

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Dresden via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 7 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Strasbourg to Dresden via Leipzig and Leipzig, Leipzig central station in around 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,000
Flights from Basel to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,000
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
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 Strasbourg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to St-Louis (Haut-Rhin)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Dresden Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Strasbourg to Dresden bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dresden, Dresden central station.

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Strasbourg to Dresden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Dresden Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Strasbourg to Dresden is 632 km. It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to drive from Strasbourg to Dresden.

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Swiss, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Dresden Airport.

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