Thinking about taking the train from Dresden to Cottbus? We've got you covered.
It usually takes around 3 hours 7 minutes to travel the 89 km from Dresden to Cottbus by train, although you can get there in as little as 2 hours 3 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 44 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You can travel with DB trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.
Train tickets from Dresden to Cottbus start from $19.15 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
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It takes an average of 3h 7m to travel from Dresden to Cottbus by train, over a distance of around 55 miles (89 km). There are normally 44 trains per day traveling from Dresden to Cottbus and tickets for this journey start from $19.15 when you book in advance.
From 2h 3m
55 miles (89 km)
44 trains per day
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The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Dresden to Cottbus by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Dresden and Cottbus is 3 hours and 7 minutes, with around 44 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Dresden to Cottbus is 2 hours and 3 minutes.
Train tickets from Dresden to Cottbus can start from as little as $19.15 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Dresden to Cottbus. Travelling from Dresden to Cottbus by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Dresden to Cottbus leaves at 03:56. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Dresden to Cottbus leaves at 23:28. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Dresden to Cottbus cover a distance of around 55 miles (89 km) during the journey.