Dresden-Klotzsche Airport is located north of the city and can be reached by local train lines (S-Bahn), bus (Lines 77 and 97) and tram (line 7, change for the bus at tram station "Karl-Marx-Strasse"). Flights leave to nearly all important German cities and a few European destinations.
Airport website: www.dresden-airport.de
ATTENTION: Dresden Airport will be reconstructing and extending its runway during full operation. Only in June 2007, the runway must be closed on four weekends.
However, Dresden Airport Terminal will stay open all the time. The 27 travel agencies, bars and restaurants, shops, car rental firms and all other service providers will welcome their guests also during the runway closure period.
The runway will be closed on the following days:
- 8 June 2007, 15:00 hrs, to 11 June 2007, 7:00 hrs
- 15 June 2007, 15:00 hrs, to 18 June 2007, 7:00 hrs
DELEGATES ATTENDING THE 3rd cGMP conference are asked to coordinate their arrival/departure flights accordingly
- 22 June 2007, 15:00 hrs, to 25 June 2007, 7:00 hrs
- 29 June 2007, 15:00 hrs, to 2 July 2007, 7:00 hrs
A number of flights will be redirected to/from Leipzig/Halle Airport. This will affect flights to/from
Passengers booked on these flights can take advantage of a shuttle bus service to and from Leipzig/Halle.
If you have questions about the flights to the above mentioned destinations, please consult your travel agency or airline office.
The main station is within walking distance of the city centre and easily acessible by bus or car. Regular trains leave for the rest of Germany (Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich) and to Prague and Budapest. The other big train station is Dresden-Neustadt, located in the northern part of Dresden. Most trains run through here, some even terminate and do not run through to the main station. Dresden-Neustadt is easily accessible by tram or car.
Dresden can be reached without problems by car from the rest of Germany. It is well connected with the German Autobahn system, and the one to Prague is nearly finished.