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Trip Zurich Dresden

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Zurich to Dresden

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We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Zurich Dresden. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Zurich-Dresden

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Dresden (Saxony, Germany) with a distance of 346 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Zurich > Dresden will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Zurich and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Zurich ZRH airport, 5.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Dresden (Dresden airport, IATA code: DRS) operated by Emerald Airways, Darwin Airline or Swiss International Airlines.
The train Zurich Dresden is a direct bound.
Trains CityNightLine Canopus of Deutsche Bahn to Dresden leave from Zurich HB railway station in Zurich. Arrival in Dresden will take place at Dresden Hbf station (0.7 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Zurich-Dresden.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Dresden from Zurich without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Zurich-Prague and Prague-Dresden.
You will board a coach of FlixBus in Zurich. The bus will drop you off at UAN Florenc Praha (Prague) bus station (0.9 mi from Prague, Czech Republic). Please make sure to show up on time at Zurich bus station (0.8 mi from Zurich) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Prague. Once arrived in Prague, take another coach of FlixBus or Hellö that will take you to Dresden bus station (Saxony Germany).

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Dresden?

Railway companies
Deutsche Bahn provides a rail connection Zurich-Dresden with the train CityNightLine Canopus from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Dresden Hbf at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
SBB CFF FFS transports passengers on a rail line from Zurich to Stuttgart with the train InterCity (IC) which leaves Zurich HB station to arrive at Stuttgart Hbf railway station (Baden-Württemberg Germany)
Bus companies
The bus company ADAC PostBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof, Goethestraße in Leipzig and to the one of Dresden (Saxony Germany)
FlixBus is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines between the city of Zurich (serving Zurich bus station at 0.8 mi from centre) and the city of Prague where the coach will drop you off at UAN Florenc Praha (Prague) station situated at about 0.9 mi from Prague city centre. and from the bus station of UAN Florenc Praha (Prague) in Prague and to the one of Dresden Neustadt (Saxony Germany)
The coach company Hellö carries out the route between the city of Prague (serving UAN Florenc Praha (Prague) bus station at 0.9 mi from centre) and the city of Dresden where the coach will drop you off at Dresden station situated at about 0.2 mi from Dresden city centre.
The network of Eurolines CH includes a coach line from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof, Goethestraße (Saxony Germany)
The bus company IC Bus operates the intercity service between the city of Zurich (serving Zurich bus station at 1.2 mi from centre) and the city of Munich where the coach will drop you off at München - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) station situated at about 0.2 mi from Munich city centre.
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Zurich-Dresden (346.7 mi)
Airlines
Cyprus Airways carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Munich (arrival at Franz Josef Strauss MUC airport)
Germanwings flies on the route from Echterdingen STR airport (located 6.1 mi from Stuttgart, Germany) to Dresden (serving Dresden DRS airport)
Emerald Airways schedules the flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Dresden (arrival at Dresden DRS airport)
Etihad Airways ensures the flight route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Leipzig (serving Leipzig-Halle LEJ airport)
Swiss International Airlines carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Dresden (arrival at Dresden DRS airport)
Czech Airlines flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Prague (serving Prague Ruzyne PRG airport)
Air Berlin schedules the flight from Metropolitan Area NUE airport situated 3 mi away from the city centre of Nuremberg to Dresden (arrival at Dresden DRS airport)
Darwin Airline ensures the flight route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Dresden (serving Dresden DRS airport)
Lufthansa carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Munich (arrival at Franz Josef Strauss MUC airport)

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Dresden

When travelling from Dresden to Zurich by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Prague located at 73 mi from Dresden (Czech Republic) Leipzig 63 mi away from Dresden, Munich, Stuttgart situated at 102 mi from Zurich, Nuremberg (Germany). If you have some time on your way to Dresden or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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