Basel to Dresden by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:01
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 22m

Travelling from Basel to Dresden by train

Fast trains from Basel to Dresden take around 7 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 591 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Dresden.

Are there direct trains from Basel to Dresden?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Basel to Dresden every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 15 departures.

How long is the train journey from Basel to Dresden?

The Basel to Dresden train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Basel to Dresden train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Dresden is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:01 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 06:08, and the last at 23:40.

When to book Basel to Dresden train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half 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 Basel to Dresden by train.

Which train companies operate between Basel and Dresden?

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

  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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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