The cheapest times to fly from CVG to DRS are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • October 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of October 15th, December 17th, and December 24th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CVG to DRS is mid March. Prices can be as high as $2022 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1130 for Tuesday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Dresden

Flying from Cincinnati, OH (CVG) to Dresden (DRS) will usually cost between $1135 to $1886 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $1176. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1968. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $792 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1473 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CVG to DRS flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CVG to DRS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CVG to DRS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CVG to DRS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Cincinnati. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $142 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1403. Return trip prices are from the DRS to CVG flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CVG to DRS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from CVG to DRS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Strachowice Airport (WRO) in Wroclaw

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 56.62% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See CVG to WRO flights

Destination alternative #2: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 33.74% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See CVG to PRG flights

Destination alternative #3: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 29.80% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See CVG to TXL flights


Flight Hacking CVG to DRS

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CVG to DRS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Amsterdam (CVG > AMS > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1016
  • Average savings: $458 (31.06%)

See CVG to AMS flights

Hack #2: Chattanooga, TN (CVG > CHA > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1037
  • Average savings: $436 (29.6%)

See CVG to CHA flights

Hack #3: Dusseldorf (CVG > DUS > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1061
  • Average savings: $412 (27.97%)

See CVG to DUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CVG to DRS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dresden Airport to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4506 miles or 7252 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CVG to DRS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CVG to DRS flight is about 9 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Cincinnati, OH and Dresden?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from CVG to DRS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCVG
Origination airport nameCincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
CityCincinnati, OH
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeDRS
Destination airport nameDresden Airport


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