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Departure Thu, 20 May Return Sat, 22 May
LON London
DRS Dresden
return from £157
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LON London
DRS Dresden
return from £127
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LON London
DRS Dresden
return from £286
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MAN Manchester
DRS Dresden
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Travelling to Dresden

Dresden Attractions

Known as the Florence of the Elbe, Dresden is a city steeped in history, culture and scenic beauty. The city of Dresden is a baroque masterpiece, lined with stunningly designed buildings, acclaimed art galleries and historical opera houses. Rebuilt form the ashes of World War Two, Dresden is a city that doesn't just rest on its diverse history, but offers locals and travelers alike with a contemporary atmosphere and an abundance of lively bars and social hotspots. However, none of these detract from the city's history with buildings such as Dresden Frauenkirche, Zwinger Palace and the city's Altmarkt.

Open yourself to a world of history and book your flights to Dresden today.

Things to do in Dresden

Few cities in Europe can boast a diverse historical and cultural atmosphere like Dresden. With links to the Renaissance Era, The World Wars and of course, modern day Germany, Dresden is a city that pays respects to its past. This is evident in the opera houses, museums and art galleries that can be found throughout the city. This is not to say that Dresden is a city that only looks backwards! With its contemporary night scene and hotspots as well as shopping high streets and riverside walking trails providing plenty of entertainment opportunities for visitors.

When visiting Dresden be sure to:

  • Take a tour of Dresden Frauenkirche
  • Walk along the Elbe River
  • Go rock climbing in Saxon Switzerland National Park
  • Visit Zwinger Palace
  • Spend a night at the opera
  • Explore the treasures of the Green Vault
  • Take a boat trip on a historic paddle steamer
  • Visit the city's museums and art galleries
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Dresden Airports

Attracting many tourists all year round, Dresden Airport is an international airport and the biggest airport in the German state of Saxony. Continue reading if you want to know how to get to the city centre from the airport and which are the main airlines flying to Dresden.

  • Dresden Airport (DRS)

    Top Carriers

    The major airlines operating within Dresden Airport Airport include: Aeroflot, Eurowings and Lufthansa, which has been recognized as one of the Top 15 airlines in the world, according to eDreams Best Airlines study 2016.

    Location

    Dresden Airport stands 9km outside of Dresden city centre.

    Transportation options

    Dresden Airport can be reached by car or by taxi via the same autobahn which by-passes central Dresden on its route from Aachen, on the Dutch border, to Görlitz, on the Polish border. Junctions in the Dresden area connect the A4 to the A13, to Berlin, and the A17, to the Czech border and Prague. Car rental services are available at Dresden Airport for travellers wanting to explore the area or reach the city center by car.

  • Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)

    Top Carriers

    The major airlines operating within Leipzig/Halle Airport include: Germanwings, Ryanair and Lufthansa, which has been recognized as one of the Top 15 airlines in the world, according to eDreams Best Airlines study 2016.

    Location

    Leipzig/Halle Airport is located 18km from Leipzig city centre.

    Transportation options

    Leipzig/Halle Airport is connected to Leipzig city centre via the Airport Express railway service, which runs every half an hour, taking visitors to the city centre in less than 20 minutes. Taxis are also available outside the airport's Terminal B and outside Leipzig Hauptbahnhof, and will take travellers to or from the airport in about 30 minutes. The city of Leipzig offers one of Germany's largest tramline networks, connecting travellers to all corners of the city, while bus links and S-bahn lines are also available. Car hire services are also available at the airport and throughout the city for travelers looking to explore the city's surrounding areas as well as make their own way to and from the airport.

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