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How to travel from Dresden to Wroclaw Central by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Dresden to Wroclaw Central? Look no further.

There are around 13 trains per day running between Dresden and Wroclaw Central, which usually take 4 hours 20 minutes to complete the 144 miles (231 km) journey. It can take as little as 3 hours 14 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Wroclaw Central from Dresden, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Dresden to Wroclaw Central if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €29.90. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Dresden to Wroclaw Central by train

It takes an average of 4h 20m to travel from Dresden to Wroclaw Central by train, over a distance of around 144 miles (231 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Dresden to Wroclaw Central and tickets for this journey start from €29.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 14m
PriceFrom €29.90
Distance144 miles (231 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train03:56
Last train19:29
Departure stationDresden
Arrival stationWroclaw Central
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Dresden to Wroclaw Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Dresden to Wroclaw Central for Tuesday 21st December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:26 08:27 4h 1m, 2 changes
05:29 08:43 3h 14m, 1 change
06:29 12:33 6h 4m, 2 changes
06:56 12:33 5h 37m, 3 changes
09:29 13:44 4h 15m, 1 change
10:29 13:44 3h 15m, 2 changes
11:29 15:19 3h 50m, 1 change
13:29 17:28 3h 59m, 1 change
14:29 19:39 5h 10m, 1 change
14:56 19:39 4h 43m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Dresden to Wroclaw Central

The price of train tickets from Dresden to Wroclaw Central starts at €29.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Wroclaw Central 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 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.

§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 Wroclaw Central? 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 Wroclaw Central take?

The average journey time by train between Dresden and Wroclaw Central is 4 hours and 20 minutes, with around 13 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 Wroclaw Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Dresden to Wroclaw Central is 3 hours and 14 minutes.

How much does the train from Dresden to Wroclaw Central cost?

Train ticket prices from Dresden to Wroclaw Central can start from as little as €29.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Dresden to Wroclaw Central?

No, there are no direct train services from Dresden to Wroclaw Central. Travelling from Dresden to Wroclaw Central by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Dresden to Wroclaw Central leave?

The first train from Dresden to Wroclaw Central leaves at 03:56. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Dresden to Wroclaw Central leave?

The last train from Dresden to Wroclaw Central leaves at 19:29. 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 Wroclaw Central by train?

Trains travelling from Dresden to Wroclaw Central cover a distance of around 144 miles (231 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Wroclaw Central to Dresden. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Dresden to Wroclaw Central.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Dresden to Wroclaw Central for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/21/2021. 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 12/29/2021 for travel on 12/29/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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