Dresden Train Station

Dec 12th, 2013, 03:29 AM
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Hmmmm maybe we are staying at Hotel QF An Der Frauenkirche. Is that far from the station?
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Dec 12th, 2013, 04:58 AM
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Looks like its about 1-2km we will take a cab given that we have 2 large suitcases.
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Dec 12th, 2013, 06:51 AM
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How long are you staying in Dresden - if only a night I'd consider leaving heavy luggage in a train station locker and take the essentials on foot to the hotel - for large suitcases however you may have to use the manual left-luggage counter.

I always have suitcases with wheels and have literally walked miles effortlessly - wheels are essential to me if taking trains too - lots of longish walks in train stations - up and down stairs, etc.

Two large and presumably heavy suitcases will be a burden on trains - even heaving them into perhaps already overcrowded overhead luggage racks can be hard.

Pack light and use wheels!
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Dec 12th, 2013, 07:07 AM
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We walked from the train station to the NH Dresden Altmarkt hotel with a couple of roll-aboards and our carry-ons. It was easier than we anticipated, as most of the way is a pedestrianized shopping zone. However, we're avid walkers... YMMV.

Enjoy Dresden & Prague!
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Dec 12th, 2013, 08:59 AM
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Take your suitcases and a taxi. I stayed across the square from the QF at the Apartmenthaus Altes Dresden and while most of the time I used mass transit or walked, for my arrival and departure, I used a cab.
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Dec 12th, 2013, 09:06 AM
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I thought you were staying at Altmarkt maybe, but the QF is right on Neumarkt square - which is paved with large cobblestones. No fun to roll the large suitcases there, so taxi is probably the better choice.
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Dec 12th, 2013, 12:25 PM
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There are two main train stations in Dresden - well two large stations but really one one Hauptbahnhof - but the other station on the other side of the river may be served by your train before you hit the Hbs - and I've found this station a lot less hectic than Hbf - could be easier to get taxis and may be just as close to your hotel (not sure where that is).
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Dec 12th, 2013, 12:50 PM
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on Neumarkt square - which is paved with large cobblestones

Ooh, good point. Forget what I said earlier.
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