Admission prices to Dresden’s many museums can quickly add up. To save money, buy a Dresden City-Card (26€) at the tourist information office. This card is good for all public transportation and admission to most of the city’s museums.
By Public Transportation -- You can walk everywhere in the historic core, or use the bus and tram lines. A 24-hour pass for all forms of public transportation costs 5€. Maps and tickets are sold at machines outside the main rail station.
Bus Tours -- City tours by Stadtrundfahrt Dresden, Königstrasse 6 (tel. 0351/89-95-650; www.stadtrundfahrt.com), depart from Theaterplatz, adjacent to the Augustusbrücke (Augustus Bridge) at 30-minute intervals for circular tours of the city that incorporate all the major museums and monuments. Visitors can hop on or off the bus at any of 22 points along the way. The stops are keyed to multi-lingual descriptions in a brochure. The price is 20€ for adults, 18€ for students and seniors.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.