Travelling to Dresden

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.

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By Train

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.

By Plane

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.

From Travel Time to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
(including local transport at city of arrival)
Dresden airport 25min
Berlin Tegel airport 3h
Berlin Schönefeld airport 3h
Prague airport 3.5h

Public Transportation in Dresden

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:
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