There are 8 ways to get from Zagreb to Dresden by plane, train, bus, car or shuttle

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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Fly to Dresden  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Dresden (DRS) ZAG - DRS

$126 - $447

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Bus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dresden, Dresden central station 060

$45 - $80

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Fly to Prague, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Prague (PRG) ZAG - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Dresden Hbf

$101 - $426

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Leipzig (LEJ) ZAG - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig/Halle Flughafen to Dresden-Neustadt

$155 - $395

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) ZAG - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden-Neustadt

$117 - $324

Train  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Dresden Hbf Ec

$86 - $130

Drive  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Dresden 525.9 miles

$110 - $160

Shuttle, bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Praha Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet

$63 - $235

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Dresden Hbf via Wien Hbf and Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 34 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Dresden is 605 km. The road distance is 841.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Dresden without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Zagreb to Dresden, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Dresden bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Dresden train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Dresden is to fly which takes 6 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 14 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Dresden Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Dresden.
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  • Distance: 378.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Dresden, Germany?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and two other airlines fly from Zagreb to Dresden hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Dresden twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Zagreb to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Flights from Zagreb to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $480
Flights from Zagreb to Dresden via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $480
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Zagreb to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Zagreb to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Zagreb to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Zagreb to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Zagreb to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dresden via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Zagreb to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Zagreb to Leipzig via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $380
Flights from Zagreb to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $380
Flights from Zagreb to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Zagreb to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Zagreb to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Zagreb to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Zagreb to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dresden via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
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 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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Praha
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Prague to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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Zagreb to Dresden train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Dresden Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Dresden is 841 km. It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to drive from Zagreb to Dresden.

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KLM, Croatia Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Dresden Airport.

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Book your Zagreb to Dresden bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 743+ hotels available in Dresden. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 27 min and costs .

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