There are 5 ways to get from Weimar to Dresden by train, bus, rideshare or car

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  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Ice

$53 - $78

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 18 min

  1. 125.8 miles

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. 020 / ...

$12 - $20

Train via Glauchau(Sachs)  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Re
  2. Rb / ...

$51 - $73

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. 125.4 miles

$26 - $40

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Weimar to Dresden every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Weimar to Dresden 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Weimar to Glauchau(Sachs)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Glauchau(Sachs) to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Weimar, Weimar central station to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Weimar to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Weimar and Dresden is 169 km. The road distance is 201 km.

The cheapest way to get from Weimar to Dresden is to rideshare which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Weimar to Dresden is to drive which takes 1 h 56 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

No, there is no direct train from Weimar to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Weimar and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt via Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Weimar, Weimar central station and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Weimar to Dresden, including transfers.