Bus Cologne to Dresden and return

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If you want to take a bus from Cologne to Dresden, then you've come to the right place. This route is served by 2 operators: FlixBus and . Usually, there are bus tickets available for around $20.07. The fastest bus will take you from Dresden to Cologne within 7h 20m. Just click "Find Now" and see all available bus schedules!

Cologne to Dresden Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$20.07
Fastest Bus7h 20m
Distance294.8 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus
  Bus Cologne - Dresden    295 mi
Ø Bus connections6 x
Savings-22%

The cheapest bus routes from Cologne to Dresden

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      4:01 PM
      1:50 AM
    2 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $20.07
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      4:01 PM
      1:45 AM
    6 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $20.07
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      11:05 PM
      6:25 AM
    9 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $22.32
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      11:05 PM
      6:25 AM
    8 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $22.32
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      11:05 PM
      6:25 AM
    24 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $22.32
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      4:01 PM
      2:55 AM
    19 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $24.54
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      11:05 PM
      6:25 AM
    28 Oct
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $25.67


  Train Cologne - Dresden    295 mi

The cheapest train connections from Cologne to Dresden

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      3:49 AM
      11:39 AM
    1 Nov
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.22
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      2:06 AM
      10:39 AM
    28 Oct
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.22
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      10:45 PM
      9:07 AM
    8 Nov
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.22
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      5:13 AM
      12:39 PM
    2 Nov
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.22


  Carpooling Cologne - Dresden    295 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cologne to Dresden

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      3:50 PM
      10:10 PM
    27 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $27.91
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      8:00 AM
      2:20 PM
    2 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $27.91
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      1:40 PM
      7:50 PM
    6 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $29.03
  • Cologne
    Dresden
      12:00 PM
      6:20 PM
    22 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $33.50


  Bus Dresden - Cologne    295 mi
Ø Bus connections6 x
Savings-28%

The cheapest bus routes from Dresden to Cologne

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      4:35 AM
      1:57 PM
    23 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $20.07
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      4:35 AM
      1:57 PM
    19 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $20.07
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      11:25 PM
      6:45 AM
    28 Oct
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $22.32
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      11:25 PM
      6:45 AM
    3 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $22.32
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      11:25 PM
      6:45 AM
    8 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $22.32
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      12:10 PM
      9:46 PM
    31 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $25.66
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      12:10 PM
      9:46 PM
    15 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $27.89


  Train Dresden - Cologne    295 mi

The cheapest train connections from Dresden to Cologne

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      7:10 AM
      2:46 PM
    23 Nov
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.22
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      6:58 PM
      2:42 AM
    15 Nov
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.22
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      7:10 AM
      2:46 PM
    23 Nov
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.22
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      6:58 PM
      2:42 AM
    15 Nov
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.22


  Carpooling Dresden - Cologne    295 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Dresden to Cologne

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      12:40 PM
      6:50 PM
    15 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $30.15
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      4:40 PM
      10:40 PM
    27 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $31.26
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      4:40 PM
      10:40 PM
    8 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $31.26
  • Dresden
    Cologne
      4:40 PM
      10:40 PM
    10 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $31.26


Current ticket prices

A family visit is long overdue or you'd simply like to go away for a week but you're a bit tight on cash right now? Then the bus is the perfect option! Tickets for the trip of your choice from Cologne to Dresden can currently be booked for only $20.07. Should you purchase your ticket at short notice, however, the trip might be a bit more expensive. If the bus sounds like a good idea but you're a bit worried about long travel times, simply opt for the fastest one and you'll reach your destination within 7h 20m.

Bus stops in Cologne and Dresden

  Stations
Bayrische Str. 14, 01069 Dresden (Germany)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only cheap but it's also the green way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, companies have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to wireless internet at no extra cost. When taking a look at the search results presented on our page, you can instantly see, which company offers which comfort features. For instance, power plugs can be found on board the buses of one operator: FlixBus.

A generous luggage allowance also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's companies. Your trip from Dresden to Cologne can become a lot easier if you do your research before you travel. Take a look at the exact location of the bus stations in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current reduced rates for your Cologne – Dresden bus.

Cologne and Dresden: Useful Info

Cologne
1.08 Million
Dresden
486,854
Taxi
$5.92
$6.25
Cologne
Dresden
A cab ride in Cologne is 6% cheaper than in Dresden.
Local buses
$3.13
$2.57
Cologne
Dresden
A bus fare in Cologne is 18% more expensive than in Dresden.
Beer
$3.91
$3.35
Cologne
Dresden
A large beer in Cologne is 15% more expensive than in Dresden.
Water
$0.50
$0.23
Cologne
Dresden
A bottle of water in Cologne is 54% more expensive than in Dresden.
Meal
$7.21
$5.93
Cologne
Dresden
A meal in Cologne is 18% more expensive than in Dresden.
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