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Zurich to Dresden by train
Fastest journey8hr 34m
Trains per day15
Avg. journey time11hr 31m
Travelling from Zurich to Dresden by train
Fast trains from Zurich to Dresden take around 8 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 555 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Dresden.
1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Dresden?
Journeys between Zurich and Dresden usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Zurich to Dresden every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 21 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Dresden?
The Zurich to Dresden train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Zurich to Dresden train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Dresden is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:00 and the last train is around 22:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 06:00, and the last at 23:36.
When to book Zurich to Dresden train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Zurich to Dresden by train.
Which train companies operate between Zurich and Dresden?
More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Dresden, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Erfurter Bahn
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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