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It's located 9 km from the centre of the city. More than 1.8 million air passengers pass through Dresden Airport per year (recorded in 2018). Dresden Airport is the hub for KLM, Air Malta, and Air Canada. Additionally, it is the base for Elbe Flugzeugwerke.

Address:

Flughafenstrasse, 01109 Dresden, Germany

www.dresden-airport.de

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

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Minimum Connection Time in Dresden Airport

A key factor to know when a route has a connecting flight is the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in the airport. It is recommended to always check this before booking flights. The MCT is also important if the passenger is claiming for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT in Dresden Airport for connecting flights.

  • Between domestic flights: 45 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 60 min.

Dresden Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the areas or different buildings which enable air travellers to travel between ground transport and the facilities for boarding and disembarking from the plane. It is crucial to know which terminal you are departing from or travelling through, due to the fact that terminals in bigger airports may be a long distance from each other and travellers can need more time to get to the necessary one. In Dresden Airport there is 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – Eurowings, Aeroflot, KLM, Lufthansa, Corendon Airlines and others

Dresden Airport transportation

It can be a challenge when visiting a destination for the very first time to find the most convenient way to reach the centre of the city. It is not always possible to travel by public transportation straight from the airport and taxis can be pricey. It is a good idea to check all the transport options ahead of travelling so you can schedule your trip respectively. Updated information and connections of public transport is shown here.

Dresden Airport train

  • S-Bahn-Line S2
    Direction: Pirna
    Travel time (approx.): 25 min. to Central Station
    Operating hours: more information here
    Tickets: can be purchased at ticket machines at the stations or online
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 2.40 EUR, children (6 - 14) single ticket starts from 1.60 EUR

Dresden Airport bus lines

  • Line 77
    Direction: Klotzsche Infineon
    Travel time (approx.): 7 min. to the final destination
    Operating hours: more information here
    Tickets: can be purchased at the ticket machines at the bus stops
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 2.40 EUR, children single ticket starts from 1.60 EUR
  • Line 80
    Direction: Omsewitz - Klotzsche
    Travel time (approx.): 8 min. to the Grenzstrasse railway station
    Operating hours: more information here
    Tickets: can be purchased at the ticket machines at the bus stops
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 2.40 EUR, children single ticket starts from 1.60 EUR

Dresden Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: in front of the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 20-25 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: from 20 EUR

Where to have a rest in Dresden Airport

Sometimes passengers face prolonged waiting times between flights, such as overnight layovers or a delayed flight until the following day. In such instances, it is good to be familiar with the potential places where you can pass time and have a good rest between flights.

Dresden Airport lounge

Lounges are amenities in the airport which provide passengers with services, for example food, beverages, relaxation zones, free WIFI and showers, so that passengers can wait in comfort.

  • Lufthansa Business Lounge
    Location: Main Terminal, after security
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 06:30 AM - 08:45 PM, Sat: 04:30 AM - 06:45 PM, Sun: 05:00 AM - 08:45 PM
    Price: from 35.50 EUR

Hotels near Dresden Airport

Sometimes when the lounges are not relaxing enough for sleep, or your flight departs the following day, you may find it necessary to stay for a night in a hotel close to the airport. Sometimes hotels are situated in the airport building, however at others you may need to leave the airport vicinity to get to the closest hotel. In the event you choose to stay overnight in hotel between flights, we have chosen some comfortable alternatives for you.

  • Dormero Hotel
    Price: from 89 EUR per night
    Address: Hotel Dresden Airport, Karl-Marx-Strasse 25, 01109 Dresden, Germany
    Contact: +49 35 188330
    Website: click
  • Schmiedeschänke Hotel
    Price: from 49 EUR per night
    Address: Boltenhagener Str. 110, 01109 Dresden, Germany
    Contact: +49 35 18802380
    Website: click
  • Gasthof Fuchsbergklause Hotel
    Price: from 57 EUR per night
    Address: Am Seifzerbach 59, 01108 Dresden, Germany
    Contact: +49 40 5002220, email: info.hamburg@leonardo-hotels.com
    Website: click

Dresden Airport restaurants and cafes

Feeling hungry or thirsty while travelling is the last thing you need. We have several choices for your needs, whether you're looking for an early breakfast, a sit-down dinner during an extensive layover, or a snack to take on board with you. Click here for a complete list of places to eat in Dresden Airport.

  • ElbeZeit Café
    Description: coffee and snacks
    Location: Departures, public area
    Opening hours: Summer - Mon-Fri: 06:00 AM - 08:00 AM, Sat: 06:00 AM - 06:00 PM, Sun: 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM; Winter - Mon-Fri: 06:00 AM - 08:00 AM, Sat: 06:00 AM - 06:00 PM, Sun: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • ElbeZeit Bistro
    Description: refreshments and snacks
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: Summer - Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM, Sat: 07:00 AM - 08:00 PM, Sun: 07:00 - 09:00 PM; Winter - Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM, Sat: 07:00 AM - 08:00 PM, Sun: 09:00 - 09:00 PM
  • ElbeZeit Food & Drinks
    Description: refreshments and snacks
    Location: Departures, security area
    Opening hours: Summer - Mon-Fri: 03:30 AM - 09:30 PM, Sat: 03:30 AM - 07:00 PM, Sun: 03:30 AM - 09:30 PM; Winter - Mon-Fri: 04:00 AM - 09:30 PM, Sat: 04:00 AM - 07:00 PM, Sun: 04:00 AM - 09:30 PM


Dresden Airport shopping

The airport shops are the perfect place to get that last-minute souvenir, or simply to kill some time before flying. To find the best shops for your needs, have a look at the guide below. Click here for a full description of shops.

  • beDUTYfree
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Departures, security area
    Opening hours: 04:30 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Gate 14
    Description: confectionery, cold drinks, luxury alcoholic specialities, regional products, souvenirs, accessories, travel items
    Location: Arrivals, public area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 06:00 AM - 08:00 PM, Sat: 07:00 AM - 05:00 PM, Sun: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
  • Remember Dresden!
    Description: Dresden souvenirs
    Location: Departures, security area
    Opening hours: acc. to flight schedule
  • Relay
    Description: magazines, newspapers, journals, snacks, and refreshments
    Location: Arrivals and Departures
    Opening hours: Arrivals - Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 08:00 PM, Sat-Sun: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM, Security area - 04:30 AM - 08:00 PM, daily

Dresden Airport car rental

Sometimes driving is the best way to explore a destination, or maybe you need a car for your journey. To enable you to select the most suitable car hire company for your journey, we have provided a list below.

  • Avis
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 11:15 PM, Sat: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM, Sun: 10:00 AM - 11:15 PM
    Contact: +49 35 1881460001
  • Enterprise
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 11:15 PM, Sat: 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM, Sun: 10:00 AM - 11:15 PM
    Contact: +49 35 18888660
  • Budget
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 11:15 PM, Sat: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM, Sun: 10:00 AM - 11:15 PM
    Contact: +49 69 710445596
  • Europcar
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM-11:30 PM, Sat: 07:30 AM-06:15 PM, Sun: 09:30 AM-11:30 PM
    Contact: +49 35 18814590
  • Sixt
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 11:30 PM, Sat-Sun and holidays: 08:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Contact: +49 89 66060060
  • Thrifty
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM, Sat: 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Sun: 09:00 - 12:00 PM
    Contact: +49 35 18814580

Other Dresden Airport services you might need

The list below shows some other important amenities you might need during your time in the airport.

  • The Travel Centre
    Location: Departures, public area
    Opening hours: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM, daily
  • Airport Chaplaincy
    Location: Arrivals level in the Terminal
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: +49 351 881 5500
  • Children’s Play Area
    Location: Departures, before and after security

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