By plane

Dresden Airport is located 9 km north of the city centre. Flights are operated to the most important larger German and international cities.
A suburban rail service (S-Bahn) runs between the central railway station in Dresden and the airport. The journey takes approx. 25 minutes, with intermediate stops at the stations Freiberger Strasse, Mitte, Neustadt, Industriegelände, Klotzsche and Grenzstrasse.

Dresden airport

By train

Dresden is an important railway junction and an integral part of the ICE and EC/IC networks. There are several services daily to all the larger German cities. There are connections to more than 10 major European cities, e.g. Paris, Copenhagen, Prague, Vienna, Budapest.

Deutsche Bahn - railway services
Dresden local public transport

By car

Dresden is connected directly to two motorways: The A4 approaches the city from the West (Cologne-Eisenach-Chemnitz), and the A13 from the North (Rostock-Berlin). The future A17 will skirt Dresden from the direction of Prague. - route planner


Berlin-Dresden 190 km
Prague-Dresden 150 km
Leipzig-Dresden 110 km
Weimar-Dresden 190 km
Wroclaw/Breslau-Dresden 260 km


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