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Travelling from Vienna to Dresden by train

Fast trains from Vienna to Dresden take around 6 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 367 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and Dresden.

Are there direct trains from Vienna to Dresden?

Journeys between Vienna and Dresden usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Vienna to Dresden every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 11 departures.

How long is the train journey from Vienna to Dresden?

The Vienna to Dresden train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Vienna to Dresden train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Dresden is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 07:09 and the last train is around 19:10. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Vienna to Dresden train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Vienna to Dresden by train.

Which train companies operate between Vienna and Dresden?

More than one train company operates on the route from Vienna to Dresden, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Railjet

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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