There are 9 ways to get from Warsaw 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.

Recommended option

Train via Wroclaw Glowny  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Eic
  2. Kd

$32 - $47

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Ic
  2. Kd

$31 - $45

7 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 28 min

  1. P4
  2. N20 / ...

$36 - $62

Bus, train  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Kd

$43 - $65

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. 387.5 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Dresden  •  7 h 19 min

  1. WAW - DRS

$97 - $408

Fly to Wroclaw, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. WAW - WRO

$34 - $86

Fly to Prague, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. WAW - PRG

$77 - $198

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. WAW - TXL

$98 - $285

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Dresden, Germany?

You can take a train from Warsaw to Dresden via Wroclaw Glowny in around 8 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw to Dresden via Metro Młociny 23, Warszawa, Warszawa Młociny, and Wrocław, Wrocław DA in around 11 h 28 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Warsaw to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Warsaw to Dresden via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Warsaw to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Warsaw to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Warsaw to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Warsaw to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Warsaw to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Warsaw to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Warsaw to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Warsaw to Dresden via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Warsaw to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Warsaw to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Warsaw to Dresden via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Warsaw to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Dresden Mitte
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wegliniec
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from Wegliniec to Dresden Mitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Legnica to Dresden Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Warszawa, Warszawa Młociny to Wrocław, Wrocław DA
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
PKS Polonus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Warsaw and Dresden is 519 km. The road distance is 620 km.

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Dresden is to train which costs 110 zł - 170 zł and takes 9 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Dresden is to drive which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 300 zł - 440 zł.

No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Dresden Mitte via Wroclaw Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Emilii Plater 04 and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station via Warszawa, Warszawa Młociny and Wrocław, Wrocław DA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Warsaw to Dresden, including transfers.