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There are 4 ways to get from Tegel to Dessau by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Friedrichstrasse to Dessau Hbf Re / ...

€21 - €30

3 alternative options

Train via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Dessau, Hauptbahnhof Re7

€22 - €32

Line 120 bus, train  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the line 120 bus from U Wittenau to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof 120 / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf to Dessau Hbf Rb / ...

€27 - €77

Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from Tegel to Dessau 125.4 km

€13 - €20

Tegel to Dessau by train

The train journey time between Tegel and Dessau is around 2h 4m and covers a distance of around 128 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 3m. Operated by BVG, Deutsche Bahn Regional and Abellio, the Tegel to Dessau train service departs from U Holzhauser Str. and arrives in Dessau Hbf. Typically 128 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 4m
Fastest train time:
2h 3m
Train distance:
128 km
Trains per week:
128
Cheapest price:
€21
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:38
Last train departs at:
22:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tegel to Dessau train schedules

Tegel → Dessau
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tegel to Dessau is to drive which costs €13 - €20 and takes 1h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Tegel to Dessau is to drive. Taking this option will cost €13 - €20 and takes 1h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tegel to Dessau. However, there are services departing from U Holzhauser Str. and arriving at Dessau Hbf via Berlin Friedrichstrasse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 32m.

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The distance between Tegel and Dessau is 109 km. The road distance is 125.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Dessau without a car is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs €21 - €30.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from Tegel to Dessau, including transfers.

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Tegel to Dessau train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Berlin Friedrichstrasse station.

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Tegel to Dessau train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Dessau Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tegel to Dessau is 125 km. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from Tegel to Dessau.

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  • Distance: 108.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 32m

What companies run services between Tegel, Germany and Dessau, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Berlin Friedrichstrasse to Dessau Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €19 - €27 and the journey takes 1h 43m. Abellio also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Friedrichstrasse to Dessau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Dessau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf to Dessau Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Berlin Friedrichstrasse to Dessau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Abellio
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Südost
Phone
01806 996633
Email
regio.suedost@deutschebahn.com
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf to Dessau Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
Bus operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Bus from U Wittenau to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
BVG

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