Transportation to and from Dresden Airport
What is the distance from Dresden Airport to the centre of Dresden?
It’s easy to travel by car from the airport to the centre of Dresden. A drive via the B97 takes 20 to 25 minutes, the distance is 10 kilometres / 6.2 miles.
From DRS Airport to Dresden City centre by Car
S-Bahn to Dresden
Travelling from Dresden Airport to the city is fast and cheap with the S-Bahn. The airport has a station in the basement of the terminal, here S-Bahn S2 departs in the direction of the city. You can get off the S-Bahn at one of the two main railway stations in Dresden, namely Dresden Neustadt after 13 minutes and Dresden Hauptbahnhof after 21 minutes.
The Old Town (Altstadt) is easiest to reach via Dresden Mitte station after 17 minutes. From here it is 17 minutes by foot or 6 minutes by tram 1 / tram 2 (Straßenbahn) to Dresden Altmarkt.
Tickets are available at the information desk (Flughafen-Information) in the Arrivals hall of the airport and from ticket machines at the train stations. The price is € 2.30 for adults and € 1.60 for children from 6 up to 14 years of age. A day ticket for public transport in Dresden zone A costs € 5.00 for one person (Tageskarte) and € 15.00 for five people (Kleingruppenkarte).
S-Bahn S2 trains run twice an hour to and from Dresden Airport, from Monday to Friday you have the opportunity to travel to Heidenau and Pirna. Please consult timetable S-Bahn S2 for more information.
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