Mainz to Dresden by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 52m
  • Distance
    404 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 58m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Mainz to Dresden by train

Fast trains from Mainz to Dresden take around 4 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 404 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mainz and Dresden.

1. Are there direct trains from Mainz to Dresden?

Direct trains from Mainz to Dresden have been found.

We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Mainz to Dresden every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Mainz to Dresden?

The Mainz to Dresden train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Mainz to Dresden train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dresden is usually scheduled to depart Mainz around 08:43 and the last train is around 18:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Mainz around 08:43, and the last at 20:43.

When to book Mainz to Dresden train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Mainz to Dresden by train.

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Which train companies operate between Mainz and Dresden?

Intercity-Express (ICE) is the train company that operates on the route from Mainz to Dresden.

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.