The Grand Garden of Dresden
The Grand Garden of Dresden is open all year round and at any time of day. There are no admission fees charged. The Grand Garden Palace is open for special exhibitions, concerts and theater performances, which you may find in our list of events.
The Dresden Park Railway
March to October
- Apr 14 – Oct 6, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue – Sun, public holidays
- Jul - Aug: also running on Mondays
- May 30, 2018 out of service
- Oct 8 – Oct 27, 2019
- 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Tue – Sun
Trains operate at intervals of about 15 to 30 minutes. Steam locomotives operate at weekends and on public holidays. Schedules may change. Changes of the schedule may be subject to weather conditions.
Subject to modifications.
- Full rate 6,00 EUR
- Reduced rate 3,00 EUR
- Park: free admission
- Palace: visits possible only on advance registration or as part of special events
Round trip for Park Railway (without getting off and in again)
- Full rate: EUR 6.00
- Reduced rate: EUR 3.00
- 2 adults and up to 4 children: EUR 15.00
- 1 adult and up to 2 children: EUR 9.00
- Group rate (15 people and more): EUR 5.00 per person
- Group rate for pupils (10 pupils and more): EUR 2.00 per person
- Dogs: EUR 2.00, per station EUR 0.50 (6 stations in total)
Tickets per station
- Full rate: EUR 1.00
- Reduced rate: EUR 0.50
- Seniors’ Day on every Thursday during the season: reduced fare
- Parkeisenbahnsaisonkarte (Park Railway Pass, EUR 25.00 / year): 50 % discount on purchase of ticket, 1 child (aged 2-15) free if accompanied by the pass holder
- Dresden Welcome Cards und Culture Passport Elbe/Labe: 10% discount
- School Holiday Pass during summer holidays in Saxony: 30% discount
Subject to modifications.
How to Get There
Whether by car, bus or train: You can always reach the Grand Garden and Dresden Park Railway easily. Click here for details of how to get there.
You would like to explore the Garden or the Palace in more detail or individually?
Events & Exhibitions
Baroque Splendor at the Heart of Dresden: The Grand Garden of Dresden
Only a few minutes from Dresden’s city center, it becomes obvious that the art of gardening and landscaping is of great importance to the Saxony’s state capital still today. With its Grand Garden, Dresden has one of Europe’s most important gardens.
Through the Park at Full Steam: The Dresden Park Railway
The locomotive’s resolute whistle sounds through the idyllic tranquility and clouds of smoke and steam rise when the Dresden Park Railway is on its way.
Young and old railway enthusiasts have enjoyed the miniature trains since 1950.