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Distance between Cologne (CGN) and Dresden (DRS)

Flight distance from Cologne to Dresden (Cologne Bonn Airport – Dresden Airport) is 289 miles / 466 kilometers / 252 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Cologne (CGN) to Dresden (DRS) is 375 miles / 603 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 30 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cologne to Dresden.

Shortest flight path between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Dresden Airport (DRS).

How far is Dresden from Cologne?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cologne and Dresden. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 289.445 miles
  • 465.817 kilometers
  • 251.521 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 288.540 miles
  • 464.360 kilometers
  • 250.734 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Cologne Bonn Airport
City: Cologne
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: CGN
ICAO Code: EDDK
Coordinates: 50°51′57″N, 7°8′33″E

B Dresden Airport
City: Dresden
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: DRS
ICAO Code: EDDC
Coordinates: 51°7′58″N, 13°46′1″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cologne and Dresden.

Time Difference

Cologne

 CET

Dresden

 CET

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (149 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cologne (CGN) → Dresden (DRS).

Distance:
289
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
289

Round trip?