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Dresden to Gera by train

The journey from Dresden to Gera by train is 73.12 mi and takes 2 hr 50 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:09 AM and the last at 4:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Dresden to Gera by train for as little as $27.61 or as much as $51.63. The best price for this journey is $27.61.

Lowest Price$27.61
Journey Duration2 hr 50 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$27.61
Highest Price$51.63
First Departure4:09 AM
Last Departure4:59 PM
Distance73.12 mi
DepartureDresden
ArrivalGera
CarriersMitteldeutsche Regiobahn, DB - IntercityMore

Dresden to Gera Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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Cheap train tickets from Dresden to Gera
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dresden to Gera.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dresden to Gera, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Dresden to Gera.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dresden to Gera

The cheapest Dresden - Gera train tickets can be found for as low as $10.20 if you’re lucky, or $21.38 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $34.79.

Find the best day to travel to Gera by train

When travelling to Gera by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn (MRB) is a regional railway company that operates in the central German states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia. The company was founded in 2011 and is a subsidiary of Transdev Germany. MRB operates passenger trains on several regional lines, including the Leipzig-Hof line, the Leipzig-Altenburg line, and the Halle-Kassel line. The company's fleet consists of modern electric and diesel multiple units, and it offers a range of services, including regional express trains, regional trains, and S-Bahn services. MRB is committed to providing safe, reliable, and environmentally friendly transport services to its passengers.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Dresden to Gera

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by DB - Intercity when traveling from Dresden to Gera.

Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn, DB - Intercity and Erfurter Bahn from Dresden to Gera
Compare services on board when travelling from Dresden to Gera by train.
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Dresden to Gera CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
8.24kg
Bus
8.83kg
Flight
23.53kg
Car
18.83kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dresden to Gera by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dresden and Gera are 8.24kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dresden and Gera? By taking the train between Dresden and Gera you will save 15.29kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.59kg compared to a bus and 10.59kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Dresden to Gera?
A train ticket from Dresden to Gera is $41.44. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $27.61.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Dresden to Gera?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Dresden to Gera is $27.61. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Dresden and Gera by train?
Dresden to Gera is 73.12 mi.
How long does the train between Dresden and Gera take?
Dresden to Gera is on average 2 hr 50 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 35 min.
Which companies operate from Dresden to Gera?
The train journey from Dresden to Gera is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn, DB - Intercity, Vogtlandbahn - Die Länderbahn, Erfurter Bahn, DB - Regional Express and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Dresden to Gera?
Dresden to Gera has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dresden to Gera leave?
The earliest train from Dresden to Gera departs at 4:09 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Dresden to Gera depart?
The latest train from Dresden to Gera departs at 4:59 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Dresden to Gera in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $27.61 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Dresden to Gera by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dresden and Gera is 2 hr 35 min.
Is there a direct train from Dresden to Gera?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dresden and Gera.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dresden to Gera by train?
The train journey from Dresden to Gera creates 8.24kg of CO2 emissions.

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