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Dresden Airport

General information

Dresden Airport is a small airport near the capital of the German state of Saxony. Its location close to the Czech and Polish border makes Dresden Airport also popular among people from the Czech Republic and Poland. Eurowings and Sundair offer the most connections to and from Dresden.


Where is Dresden Airport situated?

Dresden Airport is situated north of the city in the district of Klotzsche. You can reach the airport in a couple of minutes via exit ‘Dresden-Flughafen’ of the A4 motorway.

How many terminals does Dresden Airport have?

The airport has a modern terminal consisting of four floors. The Arrivals hall is on the ground floor, the Departures hall on the first floor, the conference center on the second floor and the observation desk (aussichtsplattform) on the third floor. Below the terminal you can find the railway station of Dresden Airport.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Dresden Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Germany.

Airport Distance
Leipzig Halle Airport 112km
Prague Airport (Czech Republic) 120km
Berlin Brandenburg Airport 138km
Berlin Schönefeld Airport 140km
Berlin Tegel Airport 162km



The distance from Dresden Airport to the centre of Dresden is 10 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Dresden.

From DRS Airport to Dresden City centre by Car
10 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Dresden Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Dresden Airport you can travel by train. Visit the Dresden Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Dresden Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Dresden is about € 25.-. Book your taxi at Dresden Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From DRS Airport to Dresden City centre by Taxi
10 km
20 min
€ 25.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Dresden Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, Sixt, Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Dresden Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Dresden Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Dresden Airport.



Departures and arrivals

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Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Dresden Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Dresden Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Lufthansa
  • KLM
  • Eurowings
  • Swiss
  • Ryanair


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Dresden Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


A`ppart Hotel Garden Cottage, Dresden

This non-smoking hotel enjoys an easily accessible yet peaceful location just a short drive from the airport, the main railway station and the Old Town. Free Wi-Fi and on-site parking is included.


DORMERO Hotel Dresden Airport, Dresden

This hotel stands beside the Dresdner Heide Nature Park, a 5-minute drive from Dresden Airport and the A4 motorway. It offers free WiFi.


Gasthof Fuchsbergklause, Dresden

Directly located outside Klotzsche Airport, Gasthof Fuchsbergklause is a family-run hotel with free Wi-Fi. It offers tours of the surrounding Dresdner Heide Nature Park with an authentic gamekeeper.

Hotels in Dresden

Looking for the best hotels in Dresden? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


INNSiDE by Meliá Dresden, Dresden

Centrally located in Dresden’s historic Old Town, this design hotel offers the 6th-floor Sky-Bar with views of the Frauenkirche Church. The Innside by Meliá Dresden offers a free spa and stylish, contemporary-style rooms.


Bilderberg Bellevue Hotel Dresden, Dresden

The Bilderberg Bellevue Hotel Dresden amid beautiful gardens on the banks of the River Elbe, directly across the beautiful Augustus Bridge from Dresden's Baroque district. It has a 120 m² pool and a fitness room.


ibis Dresden Zentrum, Dresden

This hotel is 500 metres from Dresden Main Station and a 10-minute walk from Dresden’s world-famous Old Town district. It offers free WiFi, air-conditioned rooms and a 24-hour bar.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Dresden Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Dresden: Semperoper and Old Town Tour

Discover one of the most beautiful and culturally significant opera houses in the world, the Semperoper, then tour the lovely old town of Dresden. Enhance your experience with an ice-cream treat.


Dresden: River Sightseeing Boat Cruise

Discover Dresden on a charming paddle steamer or modern boat cruise along the Elbe River. Take a look at the city's landmarks and admire Loschwitz Bridge, better known as "Blue Wonder Bridge".

Tour & transport

Dresden: The Original Night Watchman Tour in Lantern Light

Experience an atmospheric tour of Dresden at nightfall and see the sights of the city with a historical night watchman. Look forward to spooky stories and amusing anecdotes.


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