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Wien / Vienna to Dresden by train

Until fairly recently these two beautiful cities weren't linked by direct trains, but from the timetable change on December 10th 2023, there will be a choice between day and night trains.
The direct daytime journey on a smart Railjet train is already an option, but the Nightjet train on the Wien / Vienna to Berlin route is being diverted on to a route which serves Dresden.

Routes you can take to go from Wien / Vienna to Dresden

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Option 1: the direct daytime train

Route Information

Via stations: Praha hl.n.

Option 2: more choice of departures by connecting in Prague

Route Information

Option 3: the direct night train
Travel Time (approx)

7hr 50min (approx)



Travel Info

1 x train per night

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