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Dresden Airport. Info, direct connections and how to get to the center

Dresden Airport

Dresden Airport is an international airport located approximately 10 kilometers north of the city center. It is connected with some major German and European cities.

In the rather modern Terminal, you will find all the basic services, including duty-free, shopping areas and various dining options.

If you are traveling with children, there are numerous areas dedicated to them. Several play areas are available in the departure lounge. The wifi line is available for free, without registration, for two hours a day.

Dresden Airport

Here is the list of direct connections* with Dresden Airport:

BULGARIA: Burgas, Varna.
EGYPT: Hurghada.
ENGLAND: London–Stansted.
GERMANY: Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart.
GREECE: Corfu, Heraklion, Kos, Rhodes.
RUSSIA: Moscow–Sheremetyevo.
SPAIN: Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife–South.
TURKEY: Antalya.


The German airport is well served by public transport, and is also the terminus of line 2 of the Dresden S-Bahn suburban railway. On train, bus and tram, the same rate is applied, within 60 minutes of validation. You can buy the Einzelfahrt ticket, valid for a 60′ journey. It costs €2.50 per adult, and €1.70 reduced. For groups of 4, the 4er-Karte ticket is also available, at a cost of €9.00.

In our opinion, the train is the best solution. With the S2 line, you can reach the central railway station (Dresden HBF) in just 20 minutes. To take the suburban railway, just follow the appropriate directions, and get off at the lower level of the terminal. Buses 77 and 80, which are stationed outside the entrance to the Terminal, represent, exclusively, an alternative solution. Buses connect Infineon factory and ElbePark shopping Center respectively.

Tickets can be purchased at automatic machines, at bus stops and at the information desk in the Arrivals Hall of the Terminal.

*The list is subject to change. All links, updated, are available on the official website. Before leaving, it is recommended to inquire about the provisions and rules on COVID-19 in Germany, and on the mandatory nature of the Green Pass. Timetables and connections are subject to change.

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