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Leipzig to Dresden by train

The journey from Leipzig to Dresden by train is 62.53 mi and takes 1 hr 27 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:08 AM and the last at 9:00 AM. It is possible to travel from Leipzig to Dresden by train for as little as $13.33 or as much as $33.77. The best price for this journey is $13.33.

Lowest Price$13.33
Journey Duration1 hr 27 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$13.33
Highest Price$33.77
First Departure12:08 AM
Last Departure9:00 AM
Distance62.53 mi
DepartureLeipzig
ArrivalDresden
CarriersEuroCity, DB - Intercity

Leipzig to Dresden Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Jun 21, 2024

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Leipzig to Dresden, 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 Leipzig to Dresden.

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $1.03 to $21.45 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 95% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Leipzig to Dresden

The cheapest Leipzig - Dresden train tickets can be found for as low as $10.16 if you’re lucky, or $14.92 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $21.73.

Find the best day to travel to Dresden by train

When travelling to Dresden 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.

Eurocity (EC) trains are specifically designed for short and long-distance travel, connecting major cities in various European countries as part of the extensive international train services. Eurocity (EC) trains are operated by a range of national railway companies across Europe, including Deutsche Bahn (Germany), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), SBB (Switzerland), and ÖBB (Austria). The Eurocity (EC) service offers regular schedules and convenient connections between prominent cities like Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Vienna.

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 Leipzig to Dresden

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

Second Class

With Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains, a second-class ticket guarantees you a more affordable journey. Throughout your trip, you can access basic facilities like electrical outlets, air conditioning, and a bar carriage.
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First Class

If you wish to elevate your travel experience in a quieter place with additional services such as adjustable seats, more legroom, catering service, and seat selection, you can opt for the first-class tickets on Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains.
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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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DB's EC trains feature recently updated coaches equipped with power sockets.
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Deutsche Bahn is progressively adding free WiFi to their EC trains.
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On DB Eurocity 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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The Mobility Service assists with boarding, disembarking, and train transitions. Additionally, the staff is ready to address any inquiries or provide support to ensure a smooth journey.
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On EC trains, dine in the onboard restaurant or grab a quick bite from the bistro. First Class passengers receive complimentary meals at their seat. DB provides diverse, locally-sourced food options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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DB's EC trains now boast modernized carriages with air conditioning.
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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 EuroCity, DB - Intercity and DB - Regional Express from Leipzig to Dresden
Compare services on board when travelling from Leipzig to Dresden by train.
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Leipzig to Dresden CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
7.04kg
Bus
7.55kg
Flight
20.13kg
Car
16.1kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Leipzig to Dresden by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Leipzig and Dresden are 7.04kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Leipzig and Dresden? By taking the train between Leipzig and Dresden you will save 13.09kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.51kg compared to a bus and 9.06kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Leipzig to Dresden?
A train ticket from Leipzig to Dresden is $23.11. 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 $13.33.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Leipzig to Dresden?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Leipzig to Dresden is $13.33. 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 Leipzig and Dresden by train?
Leipzig to Dresden is 62.53 mi.
How long does the train between Leipzig and Dresden take?
Leipzig to Dresden is on average 1 hr 27 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 7 min.
Which companies operate from Leipzig to Dresden?
The train journey from Leipzig to Dresden is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: EuroCity, DB - Intercity and DB - Regional Express.
How many train connections per day go from Leipzig to Dresden?
Leipzig to Dresden has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Leipzig to Dresden leave?
The earliest train from Leipzig to Dresden departs at 12:08 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 Leipzig to Dresden depart?
The latest train from Leipzig to Dresden departs at 9:00 AM. 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 Leipzig to Dresden 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 $13.33 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.
How many direct connections depart from Leipzig to Dresden?
There are on average 5 direct connection(s) from Leipzig to go to Dresden.
What's the fastest journey time between Leipzig to Dresden by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Leipzig and Dresden is 1 hr 7 min.
Is there a direct train from Leipzig to Dresden?
Yes, there is a direct train between Leipzig and Dresden.
What are the CO2 emissions for Leipzig to Dresden by train?
The train journey from Leipzig to Dresden creates 7.04kg of CO2 emissions.

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