Dresden is located at the river Elbe in the German state of Saxony, in the
southeastern corner of eastern Germany. It is
about 200km south of Berlin, 460km northeast of Munich and 150km
north of Prague.
The railway station of Dresden lies in the center of
the city, close to many hotels and about 2.5km away from the workshop
venue. German railways Die Bahn
offers frequent connections to all major German cities, to Prague, and
to Vienna. Schedules can be found here.
Dresden has its own airport with
frequent Lufthansa connections
to Frankfurt, Munich, and a couple of other destinations
(such as Hamburg and Düsseldorf).
Budget carriers that operate from Dresden airport
include AirBerlin and Germanwings. They offer flights to various
national and international destintations. British airways has (cheap) direct
flights from London Gatwick to Dresden.
Flights to Berlin (Tegel and Schönefeld airports) and Prague are other options for
travelling to Dresden. There are direct train connections from these cities to
Dresden, but some local transport in Berlin (Tegel: bus; Schönefeld: train) / Prague (bus) is necessary.
Travel Time to Dresden Hauptbahnhof (including local transport at city of arrival)
Public transportation in Dresden is mainly by tram, but bus and
S-Bahn are also available. A map of public transportation is available
from DVB as pdf and gif.
Schedules can be found at the website of DVB.
Here are some hints about the map of public transportation:
Airport - "Flughafen" in the map, a plane logo besides it. Direct trains
connect the airport and the city center, e.g., the railway station in
Dresden (about 23 minutes by line S2).
Railway Station - "Hauptbahnhof" in the map. From here you can take tram
line 3 to Münchner Platz (about 5 minutes) and follow the route described here to the workshop venue.
to show all locations related to the workshop in google map.