There are 11 ways to get from Stuttgart 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  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Ice
  2. Re / ...

$131 - $186

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 6 min

  1. 317.9 miles

$29

9 alternative options

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Re / ...
  2. Re
  3. Re

$112 - $166

Bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. 021

$30 - $52

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. 317.3 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Stuttgart to Dresden  •  4 h 7 min

  1. STR - DRS

$53 - $216

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dresden  •  4 h 35 min

  1. FRA - DRS

$108 - $311

Fly Stuttgart to Leipzig, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. STR - LEJ

$77 - $214

Train to Munich, fly to Dresden  •  6 h 28 min

  1. MUC - DRS

$140 - $379

Fly Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. STR - TXL

$84 - $223

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Leipzig, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. FRA - LEJ

$137 - $329

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Dresden via Leipzig Hbf in around 5 h 56 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart to Dresden twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
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 Stuttgart to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 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
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 Stuttgart to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Munich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
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
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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 Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Stuttgart to Dresden
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stuttgart and Dresden is 413 km. The road distance is 508 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Dresden is to rideshare which costs 25€ and takes 6 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Dresden is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs 45€ - 190€.

No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt via Leipzig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Stuttgart to Dresden, including transfers.