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Red panda climbing around the enclosure

Getting here and parking

Dresden Zoo is located right in the centre of the state capital Dresden, and is therefore very easy to reach by car, by public transport and by bike. The Zoo is around 20 minutes’ walk from Dresden Central Station (Dresden Hauptbahnhof).

stop at the zoo entrance




By public transport

You can reach the Zoo easily and conveniently by public transport, which is operated by DVB (Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe).


9 and 13: Zoo stop

11: Lennéplatz stop


68: Zoo stop


via the main station "Hauptbahnhof" or station "S-Bahnhof Strehlen": within 20 or 10 minutes walking distance, respectively


By car

Dresden Zoo is located in the centre of the state capital Dresden. Simply follow the signs for “Zentrum” and then “Zoo”. You can use your route planner to find the best route for you.

The zoo car park is located directly opposite the main entrance on Tiergartenstraße.

Riding go-karts at the Kangaroo Stop

Parking fees zoo car park

  • Per hour: 1.50 euro
  • Daily fee (24 h): 4.50 euros

Please note: card and mobile payment only!

Tips for your visit

Whether you are looking for useful suggestions or insider tips, here you will find all of the information you need to enjoy a relaxing zoo visit.

Tips for your visit

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Here you can find an overview of our admission prices and conveniently book your online tickets.