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Travel to Dresden

tu-fund.pngDresden is centrally located in Europe and can be reached by plane, train or car.

The city has a well-developed public transport system. You can search for connections using the website of “Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe” (DVB): https://www.dvb.de/en-gb/.

You will get a pass for free public transport supported by the Strategic Fund: Internationalisation of the TU Dresden at the registration desk of the Summer School.

By plane:

From the airport “Dresden International“

  • By taxi – stop in front of the airport terminal building. Go to “art’otel Dresden / Ostra-Allee 33” (hotel) or “Fiedlerstraße / Universitätsklinikum” (Summer School site) (approx. 25 €)
  • By rail “S-Bahn” S2 – from the underground of the terminal building - till railway station “Dresden-Mitte” or “Dresden-Neustadt”. Alternatively, take Bus SEV to station “Dresden-Klotzsche” and change to S-Bahn” S2 or to “Dresden-Neustadt”. Here till railway station “Dresden-Mitte”. The shuttle goes every 20 minutes (at ticket vending machine single ticket “Einzelfahrschein” (2.30 €)).
  • The hotel is in close walking distance to the railway station “Dresden-Mitte”. If you want to go from the hotel to the Summer School site take tram no. 6 (direction “Niedersedlitz”) to station “Augsburger Straße / Universitätsklinikum” (17 min).
  • If you want to go directly to the Summer School site from the airport leave “S-Bahn” S2 (or currently Bus SEV) at railway station “Dresden-Neustadt” and take tram no. 6 (direction “Niedersedlitz”) to station “Augsburger Straße / Universitätsklinikum”.

By train:

From major railway stations (“Dresden-Mitte“, “Dresden-Neustadt“, “Dresden-Hauptbahnhof“).

  • If your train stops at “Dresden-Mitte” you can walk directly to the hotel.
  • If you leave at “Dresden-Neustadt” take “S-Bahn” S2 or tram no. 6 – direction “Bf. Mitte-Löbtau-Wölfnitz” to “Dresden-Mitte”.
  • If you leave at Dresden main station (Hauptbahnhof) please take “S-Bahn” S2 or tram no. 10 – direction “Messe Dresden” to “Dresden-Mitte” to the hotel.
  • If you want to go to the Summer School site from the hotel take tram no. 6 (direction “Niedersedlitz”) to station “Augsburger Straße / Universitätsklinikum” (17 min).
  • If you want to go directly to the Summer School site from the railway station leave at “Dresden-Neustadt” and take tram no. 6 (direction “Niedersedlitz”) to station “Augsburger Straße / Universitätsklinikum”. If you leave at Dresden main station (Hauptbahnhof) please take tram no. 3 (direction “Wilder Mann”), no. 7 (direction “Weixdorf”) or 8 (direction “Hellerau”) to “Pirnaischer Platz” and change to tram no. 12 (direction “Striesen”) till station “Augsburger Straße / Universitätsklinikum”. Alternatively, take from Dresden main station (Hauptbahnhof) tram no. 10 (direction “Striesen”) to “Fetscherplatz” and change to tram no. 12 (direction “Striesen”) till station “Augsburger Straße / Universitätsklinikum”.
  • Single ticket “Einzelfahrschein” at ticket vending machine: 2.30 €.

Alternatively, you might take a taxi from “Dresden-Neustadt“ or “Dresden-Hauptbahnhof“.

By car:

You can reach Dresden by car taking highways (“Autobahn”) A4 (Frankfurt - Görlitz), A13 (Berlin) or A17 (Prague). The University Clinics and the hotel are centrally located and can be reached by all individual exits.

  • The address of the art’otel (https://www.artotels.com/dresden-hotel-de-d-01067/gerdrart) is “Ostra-Allee 33, 01067 Dresden”. Parking fee is not included in the reservation but can be individually arranged in closely located parking garages and areas.
  • The address of the University Clinics is “Fetscherstr. 74, 01307 Dresden”. You could use the parking deck at the main entrance.

City map indicating the location of the University Clinics

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Stadtplanausschnitt - Klicken zum Vergrößern

Map* of University Clinics with Summer Schools sites and tram stop (highlighted)

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*Please note: the campus map is also available as a interactive online map with navigation functionality für PC, Android and iOs. Click here to learn more