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Prague to berlin via dresden

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Prague to berlin via dresden


i will be leaving from prague on 13th oct for berlin but am thinking of stopping over in dresden for abt 7 hours.

On www.cd.cz . i am getting a ticket for . ( from 8:29 am to 13: 15 am ) ....it looks like this is the first minute ticket..and in T&C it says "An international ticket can be used either on the specified route or on the specified route and on the required train specified on the ticket."....

my query no 1 is that if i buy this ticket will i have an option to get down at dresden & board another train again post 7 hrs from Dreden to Berlin .(without having to buy a 2nd tkt as i am using the same route )

query 2: can i board this train only on the day specified while booking or will it be valid for more than a 1 ( need to know so i may have the flexibility to stay overnight in dresden)

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1. Re: Prague to berlin via dresden

You have to buy two tickets: Prague-Dresden and Dresden-Berlin (bahn.de) 14+19 € at the lowest prices.

The special offer tickets in international transport (seems also in internal transport in Germany) are only for the specified trains.

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2. Re: Prague to berlin via dresden

Q1 no...

Q2.yes, only on the train for which you bought the ticket

Have a look at German railways site..they allow a stop over in Dresden

alternatively buy standard ticket which is valid for 30 days on any train on the route

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3. Re: Prague to berlin via dresden

As Tilly41 says, the cheap tickets are specific-train-only, no refunds, no changes.

So you can get off at Dresden, but the rest of your ticket is forfeit as the train you're booked on has left!

But try booking at www.bahn.de/en with 'add stopover' clicked and 'Dresden' in the via box and however many hours stopover you want, maximum 48 hours, in the hh:mm stopover box.

You'll then get a ticket from Prague to Berlin from 29 euros with a stopover at Dresden included. On specific trains, of course. Bargain!

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4. Re: Prague to berlin via dresden

I was just there last week and 7 hours is plenty of time for you to see the sights. We stayed overnight but found that we could easily have left late that afternoon and not missed anything. Suggest paying the extra for a reservation - we ended up standing most of the way from Dresden to Prague because the seats were all taken. Enjoy it!

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5. Re: Prague to berlin via dresden

thanx...this is very helpful

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