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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Dresden (DRS)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Dresden (Frankfurt Airport – Dresden Airport) is 242 miles / 390 kilometers / 211 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dresden (DRS) is 293 miles / 471 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 26 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Dresden Airport (DRS).

How far is Dresden from Frankfurt?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 242.242 miles
  • 389.851 kilometers
  • 210.503 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
  • 241.553 miles
  • 388.742 kilometers
  • 209.904 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 Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″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 Frankfurt and Dresden.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

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Dresden

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 61 kg (134 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Dresden (DRS).

Distance:
242
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
242

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