Travel Information

Dresden is located on the border between East and West, just in the middle of the European Union. Dresden is well connected through planes, trains and roads.

by train

Dresden is an important railway junction within the ICE and EC/IC networks of the German Railways (DB). Several services daily to all major German cities. All EC/IC/ICE trains stop at the Dresden central railway station and in Dresden-Neustadt.

by car

Dresden is easy to reach via the famous German “Autobahn”, too. Travelling by car or bus to Dresden visitors can use several motorways, i.e. from Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg or Berlin. The new motorway to Prague is nearly completed.

by plane

The quickest way to get to the capital city of Saxony from many different places is by air. There are excellent non-stop flights between Dresden and airports in Germany ( . From there, you can travel to Dresden city by train with a direct connection (S2).

Furthermore, there is an even better connection to the airports in Berlin-Brandenburg or Prague. We recommend a flight to the airport Berlin-Brandenburg for international flight guests, which has a direct train connection to Dresden central railway station. In the case of Prague, please watch out for the differences in the Czech Republique travel regulations.

by public transport

Within Dresden a modern and efficient public transportation system with trams and busses is available. From the airport guests can take the train connecting the airport with the city centre.