Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Dresden
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Bus stations and stops in Cologne
Leverkusen Mitte station
Cologne Airport CGN (Terminal 2)
Cologne East (Bergisch Gladbach, Refrath)
51427 Bergisch Gladbach
Bus stations and stops in Dresden
Dresden central station
Dresden Neustadt station (Hansastraße)
Dresden Neustadt station (Dr.-Friedrich-Wolf-Straße)
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Buses from Cologne to Dresden
Find the cheapest buses from Cologne to Dresden
It couldn’t be easier to book your travel from Cologne to Dresden with FlixBus - and when you book in advance, you can save money too!
FlixBus operates in 38 countries connecting 5000 destinations. So no matter where you want to go, we can take you there!
Ticket prices cost as little as 30,00 €, with an average price of 43,17 €. To get the cheapest tickets, book online in advance and avoid busy times like weekends and public holidays.
The distance between Cologne and Dresden is 591kms, which takes as little as 7 hours 25 minutes with our fastest rides.
Make your journey even easier with the FlixBus app. All your information will be saved for the next time you travel.
Traveling from Cologne to Dresden
No matter whether you want to travel first thing in the morning or late at night, you’ll find a journey to suit you with 2 rides between Cologne and Dresden.
The first bus is at 07:45 with the last bus leaving at 22:45. The rides from Cologne to Dresden take a minimum of 7 hours 25 minutes; what’s more, when you travel by bus, you don’t need to worry about traffic or delays en route. Just relax and enjoy the journey with free WiFi and plenty of legroom.
You can pick up a bus ticket for just 30,00 € - that’s way cheaper than traveling by any other method.
Buses are also a great choice for environmentally-conscious travelers. We’re working towards being 100% carbon neutral and offer all travelers the opportunity to offset their carbon emissions when booking their tickets. Simply select the “CO2 compensation" box when paying online and we’ll use all of the money to make a direct impact on the future of sustainable mobility.
Taking the bus from Cologne
Ready for your journey from Cologne?
Cologne is a transport hub with 3 stations and it is seriously well connected with buses to 233 destinations across the country.
No matter where you’re traveling from, you can find plenty of information on our website or by contacting FlixBus directly for travel information. We’ll do our best to make sure you’re well-equipped for your journey, so you can experience everything the trip has to offer.
Arriving in Dresden
Start planning your trip to Dresden now. Never visited before? Here’s all you need to know.
Dresden is one of the best-connected cities, so you’re not short on choices of how to get here. 3 is the number of bus stations FlixBus has in Dresden , connecting 183 cities.
Never miss a beat as you sample the sights and culture synonymous with this famous city. Now is the time to hop aboard FlixBus and explore!
What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from Cologne to Dresden
Traveling from Cologne to Dresden is quick, clean and comfortable - and it couldn’t be easier to book a ticket. You can book online via the website, on our app, in person at a FlixShop or using Google Assistant.
We accept card payment as well as Paypal, Google Pay, and Apple Pay, but there are many more payment options that you can choose from. The easiest way to book your ticket is using our app. You’ll be able to make your reservation within seconds and there’s no need to print and carry the ticket with you, as your phone will be your ticket.
Want to sit beside family or friends or keep the space beside you free? Need easy access to the toilet or a table to get on with some work whilst traveling? You can reserve a seat when you book on the app or website, and you can choose from a variety of seat options including a table seat, panorama seat or extra seat. Once you’re settled in your seat, you can sit back and relax with plenty of onboard services to help you make the most of your trip. Most of our buses have onboard Wifi and an entertainment system so you can catch up on your favorite shows or listen to audiobooks. We’ve also got toilets onboard, as well as power outlets.
What’s more, you get a generous luggage allowance when you travel with FlixBus with one carry-on bag and one checked bag, so you can bring everything you need for your trip.
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