Dresden can be reached directly on three motorways. The A 4 approaches the city from the West (Cologne-Eisenach-Chemnitz), and the A 13 from the North (Rostock-Berlin). The A 17 links the Saxon capital with Prague.
Moreover, Dresden is connected via the federal highways B6, B97, B170, B172 and B173 to the transport network.
Since 1990, considerable sums have been invested in expansion of the road network, in parking facilities and in intelligent traffic control systems. The central objective pursued by the city administration and its partners is to make road transport more efficient and less harmful to the environment.
A dynamic car park information and guidance system directs drivers to the nearest available car parking facility.
Dresden is an important railway junction within the ICE and EC/IC networks of the German Railways (DB). Several services daily to all major German cities. All EC/IC/ICE trains stop at the Dresden central railway station and in Dresden-Neustadt. Direct international connections include services to Aarhus, Budapest, Bratislava, Prague, Vienna and Zurich.
The quickest way to get to the capital city of Saxony from many different places, whether for business or pleasure, is by air. There are excellent non-stop flights between Dresden and airports in Germany (Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Munich, Cologne Bonn, Stuttgart), Switzerland (Basel), the UK (London City, London Heathrow) and Russia (Moscow Sheremetyevo). There are also lots of flight routes to popular holiday destinations on the Mediterranean, in the Atlantic and on the Red Sea. Dresden is accessible from all four corners of the world via the main hub airports.