Aug 27 – 31, 2018
TU Dresden
Europe/Zurich timezone

How to get to Dresden

By Plane

From Dresden Airport (DRS):

From Dresden Airport please take the local train (S-Bahn) number 2 to Dresden Central Station (Dresden Hauptbahnhof). Trains run every thirty minutes between the airport and Dresden Central Station (see below for further connections).

More information about Dresden Airport, schedule and connections:

From Berlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF) and from Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL):

You can reach Dresden from Berlin by several bus companies, e.g. with FlixBus directly from SXF. Each of the busses arrive at Dresden Central Station (see below for further connections).

By Train

The German railway network links Dresden with all major German and European destinations. For further information and connections please visit the homepage of Deutsche Bahn (German Railways).

Long-distance trains to and from Dresden arrive at and depart from the stations »Dresden-Hauptbahnhof« and »Dresden-Neustadt«, and in many cases serve both.

Dresden-Hauptbahnhof (main station) is located at the southern end of the city centre, which is easily reached by foot from most hotels and the workshop venue.

Two tram routes run into the city centre from Dresden-Neustadt station, which is situated on the opposite side of the river Elbe.

By Bus

You can reach Dresden by several bus companies, e.g. FlixBus or RegioJet. All busses arrive at Dresden Hauptbahnhof, and sometimes additionally also at Dresden-Neustadt.

Public Transport in DresdenClick for interactive map

The workshop will take place in the Potthoff-Bau, which is close to the following bus/tram stops:

  • Technische Universität (Bus 61, 66)
  • Nürnberger Platz (Tram 3, 8; Bus 61)

They are two stops away from Dresden-Hauptbahnhof and can also be reached walking. You can find an interactive map with the relevant locations here.

Trams, buses und suburban rail services run at regular short intervals. Whereas the busses and trams of the Dresden transport corporation DVB concentrate on destinations within the city, the three suburban railway services also serve the neighbouring communities, above all those in the Elbe valley.

For any connections and information about the local public transport by tram and bus, please have a look at the following website:

In Dresden, there are some 500 taxis on the road 24 hours a day, with almost 100 taxi ranks spread across the whole city. "Funk Taxi Dresden", for example, promises that its taxis will be at any requested point in the city within five minutes after a phone call: +49 351 211211. A taxi from Dresden Airport to Dresden city centre costs around 25 EUR.

By Car

Two motorways and six national trunk roads link the Saxon capital into the German and European road networks.