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Journey timeFrom 1h 48m
Price$19.85 - $57.80
Distance89km (55 miles)
Frequency8 trains per day
Departure stationDresden
Arrival stationCottbus
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Dresden to Cottbus train times

Check out the next trains departing from Dresden to Cottbus for Tuesday 24th Dec 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:5011:411h 51m, 1 change
10:5012:381h 48m, direct
11:5013:411h 51m, 1 change
12:5014:381h 48m, direct
13:5015:411h 51m, 1 change
14:5016:381h 48m, direct
15:5017:411h 51m, 1 change
16:5018:381h 48m, direct
17:5019:411h 51m, 1 change
18:5020:381h 48m, direct

Deutsche Bahn trains from Dresden to Cottbus

You can travel from Dresden to Cottbus on Deutsche Bahn trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

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 billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

Cheap train tickets from Dresden to Cottbus

Train tickets from Dresden to Cottbus start at €17 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €24.36.
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Biglietti e offerte Trenitalia e Frecciarossa

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.§

Biglietti e offerte Italo treno

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.

Risparmia prenotando in anticipo

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!

Biglietti e offerte treni internazionali

Take a look at treni in Europa Low Cost to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Dresden to Cottbus? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Dresden to Cottbus take?

The average journey time by train between Dresden and Cottbus is 2 hours and 46 minutes, with around 22 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Dresden and Cottbus by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Dresden to Cottbus is 1 hour and 48 minutes.

How much does the train from Dresden to Cottbus cost?

Train tickets from Dresden to Cottbus can start from as little as €17 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.

Is there a direct train from Dresden to Cottbus?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Dresden to Cottbus without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Dresden to Cottbus. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Dresden to Cottbus leave?

The first train from Dresden to Cottbus leaves at 03:58. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Dresden to Cottbus leave?

The last train from Dresden to Cottbus leaves at 23:08. 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.

What's the distance between Dresden and Cottbus by train?

Trains travelling from Dresden to Cottbus cover a distance of around 89km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cottbus to Dresden.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Dresden to Cottbus for a typical week day using timetable data for 24/12/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/04/2019 for travel on 04/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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