Dresden to Vienna by train

  • First train
    04:29
  • Last train
    00:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 27m
  • Distance
    367 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 36m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Dresden to Vienna by train

Fast trains from Dresden to Vienna take around 6 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 367 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dresden and Vienna.

1. Are there direct trains from Dresden to Vienna?

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

We usually find around 11 departures on the route from Dresden to Vienna 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 15 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Dresden to Vienna?

The Dresden to Vienna train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Dresden to Vienna train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Vienna is usually scheduled to depart Dresden around 04:29 and the last train is around 00:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dresden around 06:53, and the last at 23:06.

When to book Dresden to Vienna 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 Dresden to Vienna by train.

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Which train companies operate between Dresden and Vienna?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Oberpfalzbahn
  • Railjet
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • S-Bahn

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

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