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Buses are one of the most convenient ways to travel and FlixBus is among the cheapest to get to Dresden! Depending on where you are travelling from, getting to Dresden with FlixBus can cost as little as $2.99!
With FlixBus, you can easily reach 218 destinations from Dresden, including Berlin, Prague, Vienna.
Using your FlixBus ticket to go to Dresden is easy! If you booked online, you will recieve a PDF booking confirmation via e-mail containing a QR code which serves as your bus ticket. If you booked through the FlixBus App instead, your ticket is automatically stored there. In both cases, no need to print the ticket: simply show it digitally to the driver and you are ready to board the bus, sit back and relax.
You can reserve a seat on your journey to Dresden during the booking process. Subject to availability, you can choose your seat from a number of categories, including panorama seats - for a better view during your trip, table seats - for more comfort and bed seats - ideal for a restful journey. Check out our seat reservation price list for more information.
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There are 6 bus stops in Dresden. The stops are Dresden Neustadt station (Dr.-Friedrich-Wolf-Straße), Dresden Neustadt station (Hansastraße), Dresden busparking Ammonstraße (main station replacement), Dresden central station (Bayrische Straße).
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Things to do in Dresden

About Dresden

Dresden is one of the biggest cities in East Germany and due to its countless attractions and unique history it attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world every year. Our many bus connections to and through Dresden allow travelers to explore for themselves the rich tradition of the city, but also to see the many pioneering companies and institutions. Dresden is one of Germany’s most popular student cities. After the reunification it was given a brand new face which has been shaped through developments and cooperation in research, its economy, and its culture. As a result of this Dresden was declared as the city of science in 2006. Dresden has not only managed to preserve its tradition, but has also undertaken its own individual art and culture. This makes Dresden one of our most popular cities for bus trips. Thanks to its direct location on the Elbe it is in the prime location for those who wish to travel across the state of Saxony. Dresden is also home to many nature reserves and landscape protection areas, making it one of the greenest cities in Europe – another reason for you to travel by bus to Dresden!

Places of Interest in Dresden

Dresden’s panorama can be seen from afar where the landscape presents a striking image, made up of the Dresden Castle, Dresden Cathedral and the completely restored Dresden “Frauenkirchen.” Between all of these authentic buildings you will discover the modernity and diversity that the city offers. Whether you discover a delicious restaurant and try a typical German delicacy, or embark on an extensive shopping trip on Prager Strasse – Dresden will have something to offer you! Do not worry about your trip to Dresden because your bus will take you from A to B, of course with room for all of your luggage. Fans of the cinema or architecture should definitely visit the ‘UFA-Kristallpalast’ – this visit will be sure to leave you with a unique memory of your bus trip to Dresden. In the building you will feel and learn how the tradition and influence of the German film industry has dominated Dresden for many years. The building alone is worth seeing for its exceptional and modern glass design – a visual masterpiece. The UFA-Kristallpalast is a perfect example of one of many modern buildings with impressive glass designs; so make sure to pack your camera before you hop on your bus to Dresden.

Culture and History of Dresden

Dresden is the capital city of the Free State of Saxony, and is described as an “aesthete” city and known as the “Florence of the Elbe.” This identification comes from the countless art collections, the outstanding area around the Elbe, and of course Dresden’s Mediterranean architecture, which triggers its associations with Florence. Over the years historical buildings from all different eras and a large amount of concert halls have helped Dresden to become a cultural center for bus travelers and tourists alike. After a relaxing bus journey, you will be ready to explore Dresden to your heart’s content. For bus travelers who would like to explore the uptown culture of the city, make sure you visit the legendary Semperoper or the State Playhouse of Dresden. There are not only classical and traditional operas shown here, but also performances suitable for even the youngest of audiences – be sure to check out the schedule of current plays and performances before boarding your bus. In 1985 the opera house, with its historical and classical elements, was rebuilt. Visitors that travel by bus to Dresden can thus visit a real artistic heritage that is unique in the German cultural scene. Traditional Saxony State Opera is responsible for producing some of the most famous operas in Germany.

Nightlife in Dresden

There are endless opportunities to explore Dresden by night, and thus see another face of the city! In the region outside of the ‘Neustadt’ you can find countless restaurants and cafes. Not only this but there are over 175 trendy bars and pubs – whatever atmosphere you fancy you will be able to find it in Dresden. In protest against poor living standards due to many defective buildings led to the development of today’s cultural district being now an attractive destination for bus travelers. In the south of the Elbe, close to the University, there are 14 of the cities student night clubs. The night life in Dresden offers something for every taste, whether it is alternative, rock, electro or metal: the party scene in Dresden is popular with every kind of traveler. So make sure you see the city in the daylight and at night, and then recover the next day on your bus trip home.

Interesting Facts about Dresden

A well known German delicacy that is enjoyed not only through the Christmas period but every season alike comes from Dresden. “Stollen” is produced and sold all year round in traditional bakeries and shops throughout Dresden; inviting you to have a taste as soon as your bus travel takes you here! A particular authenticity of Dresden is the Christmas market and is one of the most popular markets in East Germany. If your bus travel will take you to Dresden in the Summer months, then you have the opportunity to visit the biggest open air cinema in Germany. Since 1990 the cinema, situated directly on Elbe bank, shows many different films in a unique environment attracting a six digit number of visitors to the Saxony city each year. At this time of the year, there are many popular events and concerts on the river bank which give you more of a reason to choose your bus travel to take you to Dresden. The city also has a lot to offer in the economic industry. Especially in the specific fields of microelectronics and biotechnology, where the research fields of the Dresden based companies are of particular importance in the industries throughout Germany. These developments mean that the universities in Dresden add a lot of value to these particular industries, so there are now new materials that have been developed and researched in the city. One of the most famous economical developments is the Dresden Bank which was founded in 1872 and by the beginning of the twentieth Century had the largest branch network in Germany.

Surrounding Areas of Dresden

The capital of Saxony is located in the Elbtal valley of Dresden where its large forests and green areas are particularly popular with our bus travelers; the Dresden Heide is an impressive visit with its enclosed forest areas. Three nature reserves and numerous conservation areas located around the main station, also belong to the city. The unique cultural landscape of Dresden was one of the reasons for the appointment of the Dresden Elbe Valley, making it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Buses to Dresden

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Looking for affordable tickets to Dresden? We've got you covered with buses to Dresden from as little as $2.99 – and you can save even more when you book in advance. FlixBus has many connections in Germany and in many other countries, so no matter where you're traveling from, we've got a trip for you. Hop on board and enjoy your trip with our free Wi-Fi and spacious seats. Booking your ticket is easy, whether you want to do it online, at a sales point, or with our FlixBus App. You can also use the App to manage your bookings and use the digital tickets to get on board. For the most affordable tickets, book on the App in advance – the earlier you book, the cheaper your ticket will be!

Why travel to Dresden with FlixBus

FlixBus is the most affordable and convenient way to travel to Dresden. There are 4 stops in Dresden and you can reach them from 218 departure cities. Just check on the FlixBus network if you have a connection in your city! Booking a ticket with FlixBus is very simple: you can choose between different payment methods, such as credit card, Paypal, Google and Apple Pay. Book your ticket online in advance on our website or the FlixBus App, or pay in cash onboard or at a sales point. traveling by bus is one of the most environmentally-friendly options available, as you reduce traffic-related emissions and you can help the planet by offsetting your CO₂ emissions when booking your ticket!

Onboard services

Traveling to Dresden is a very comfortable experience: once you're on board your FlixBus, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy our onboard services. Our buses are equipped with toilets and power outlets, and to make your experience even nicer, they have free Wi-Fi, so you can catch up on emails or watch your favorite show as we take you to Dresden. Do you like to travel by the window? When booking your ticket, you can reserve your preferred seat, and if you want more space or privacy, you can even book the seat next to you for some extra comfort! When it comes to baggage, you can bring whatever you want to Dresden as one stored bag and one carry-on are included in your ticket, free of charge!

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