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Birmingham to Dresden by train

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    13hr 9m
  • Distance
    1,086 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    11
  • Avg. journey time
    27hr 40m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Dresden by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Dresden take around 13 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,086 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Dresden.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Dresden?

Journeys between Birmingham and Dresden usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Birmingham to Dresden every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Dresden train travel time is normally about 13 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Dresden is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:10 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 06:10, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Birmingham to Dresden train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Birmingham to Dresden by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Dresden?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Dresden, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurostar
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • London Underground
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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.