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Dresden to Vienna Hbf by train

It takes an average of 8h 40m to travel from Dresden to Vienna Hbf by train, over a distance of around 230 miles (370 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from Dresden to Vienna Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €27.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 39m
Price€27.90 - €267.80
Distance230 miles (370 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
Departure stationDresden
Arrival stationVienna Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRegiojet

Dresden to Vienna Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Dresden to Vienna Hbf for samedi 8 août 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
05:59 Dresden Hbf13:22 Wien HbfS-Bahn 31707 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets7h 23m, 3 changes
08:10 Dresden Hbf14:49 Wien HbfRailjet 257 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets6h 39m, direct
09:00 Dresden Hbf16:49 Wien HbfExpress-Bus 60171 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets7h 49m, 2 changes
09:59 Dresden Hbf17:22 Wien HbfS-Bahn 31723 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets7h 23m, 3 changes
11:10 Dresden Hbf18:49 Wien HbfEC 173 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets7h 39m, 1 change
13:10 Dresden Hbf19:49 Wien HbfEC 379 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets6h 39m, 2 changes
13:10 Dresden Hbf20:49 Wien HbfEC 379 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets7h 39m, 1 change
15:10 Dresden Hbf21:49 Wien HbfEC 175 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets6h 39m, 2 changes
15:10 Dresden Hbf22:49 Wien HbfEC 175 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets7h 39m, 1 change
17:10 Dresden Hbf06:44 Wien HbfEC 177 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets13h 34m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Dresden to Vienna Hbf

Train tickets from Dresden to Vienna Hbf start at €27.90 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 €117.71.
lowest price found
from27.90
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price94.48
on the day
avg. single price117.71

Book in advance

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 Vienna Hbf by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide 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 Vienna Hbf? 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 Vienna Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Dresden and Vienna Hbf is 8 hours and 40 minutes, with around 14 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 Vienna Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Dresden to Vienna Hbf is 6 hours and 39 minutes.

How much does the train from Dresden to Vienna Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Dresden to Vienna Hbf can start from as little as €27.90 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 Vienna Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Dresden to Vienna Hbf without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Dresden to Vienna Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Dresden to Vienna Hbf leave?

The first train from Dresden to Vienna Hbf leaves at 04:59. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Dresden to Vienna Hbf leave?

The last train from Dresden to Vienna Hbf leaves at 22:59. 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 Vienna Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Dresden to Vienna Hbf cover a distance of around 230 miles (370 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Vienna Hbf to Dresden. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Dresden to Vienna Hbf.
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 Vienna Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/08/2020. 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 03/08/2020 for travel on 11/09/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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