Transportation

By car:
Coming from Autobahn A4 take the exit “Dresden-Altstadt/Meißen/GVZ” and enter onto the interstate road (Bundesstraße B6) direction “Meissen”. Follow the B6 until you reach the city of Meissen. (On your right side you will see the river “Elbe” all the way long). In the city of Meissen, the road B6 is called „Siebeneichener Strasse”, “Uferstrasse”, “Hochuferstrasse”. Follow the road B6 (“Hochuferstrasse”) and turn left onto “Meisastrasse” / “Fürstenstrasse der Wettiner” (B101). After 300 meters turn left again onto “Am Lommatzscher Tor”. At the end of this street turn left in “Nossener Strasse” and after 20 meters turn right on “Freiheit”. The Academy is in no. 16.

By plane:
You can consider the following airports: Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Munich, Prague (Czech Republik). From these destination you can either catch a train or another airplane which brings you to Dresden.

If you arrive at Dresden-Airport go to the S-Bahn, signposted with the clip_image002-symbol and take the train S2 direction “Dresden”, “Heidenau” or “Pirna”. The train leaves every 30 minutes (8:18, 8:48, 9:18, … etc. last train at 23:18). After 12 minutes riding time you have to change the train at the station „Dresden Neustadt“, staying on the same platform. Take train S1 to „Meißen Triebischtal“, and leave the train at “Meißen”. It takes approximately 30 minutes from “Dresden Neustadt” to “Meißen”.

By train:
If you arrive at Dresden Main Station (Hauptbahnhof, HBF) go to the S-Bahn clip_image002 and take S1 via “Meissen Triebischtal”. Trains are leaving every 30 minutes minutes (8:00, 8:30, 9:00 … etc. last train at 24:00). You don’t have to change the train. Your final destination is “Meißen”. Riding time is 34 minutes.

Tickets:
The price for a single ticket to Meissen is 6,00 EUR. On the ticket machine, press the button for 3 zones. The ticket is valid for the whole ride, irrespective of changing trains.

Taxi:
At the airport and at the train station you will also find taxis. Taxi fare is about 50,00 EUR for 30 min riding time. Please check with the taxi driver in advance if credit card payment is accepted or not.

Local transportation:
Unfortunately there is not really an effective option of public transportation from Meissen train station to the Academy. At the train station you will find taxis that will bring you to the academy in a few minutes. Taxi fare costs about 7,00 EUR. If there are no taxis around please use the taxi call located in opposite of the entrance to the station building. Calls will be a no costs.

A walk from Meißen train station to the academy is around 1,5 km and will take you about 20 minutes, but you have to pass some stairs and heavy gradients and we do not recommend this whilst carrying your luggage. If you still feel like walking follow this directions: Leaving the train station you have to turn left and cross the „Altstadtbrücke“. Follow straight on „Elbstrasse“, direction to the town centre („Markt“). From there, stairs („Frauenstufen“ and „Afrastufen“) will guide you to the academy “Freiheit 16”.