Flying From Manchester
Manchester International Airport is one of the UK's major airports and is located in the North West of England. It is close to the M6 motorway and within easy access of the trans-Pennine M62 making it a major point of departure for people throughout the North. It boasts plentiful parking and the kind of facilities demanded by the modern traveller. Parking facilities include 'turn up and park', long stay parking and drop off points. For those choosing not to travel by car, the airport can be reached by coach, bus, Metrolink, train and taxi. Metrolink is ideal for passengers arriving from central Manchester and it stops at several stations en route.
Flights Manchester passengers can relax before departure at the lounges in Manchester Airport's three terminals. For those wanting to make some purchases there are also excellent shopping facilities available. There are well known restaurants, bars, snack bars and coffee houses at the airport, guaranteed to help passengers enjoy the best possible start to their holiday. Staff are also on hand to assist those with young children, or those who have mobility difficulties.
Those who have travelled a long way, or who prefer a good night's rest before taking flights from Manchester, will be pleased to know that there are several hotels close to the airport. A shuttle service allows those who have enjoyed a comfortable night's sleep to arrive for their flights in good time. Book flights from Manchester to Dresden by visiting the ebookers.com website.
About Dresden Airport
Dresden is a city that boasts nearly two million visitors each year. The area offers several historical attractions and family-themed activities that everyone will enjoy. When you are ready to book your flights to Dresden, use ebookers to save on airfare. Dresden Airport is the major airport serving the area and is located about six miles from the city centre. Major airlines that serve the airport include Air Berlin, Air France, Germania, Lufthansa, and Vueling.
Transportation from the Airport
Taxis are readily available at the airport upon arrival. You can expect to pay about €20 to get to the city centre. The S-Bahn station is located on the lower ground floor of the airport and will take you to two of Dresden’s major train stations: Dresden Neustadt and Dresden Central Station. The exact fare is €2 for a one-way fare. Several car rental companies have offices on the Arrivals level of the terminal. Remember to use ebookers to reserve your car at a discounted rate.
Weather in Dresden
Although Dresden has a cold climate, it does have four distinct seasons for visitors will enjoy. Summers are warm and often wet. Expect an average high around twenty degrees Celsius during the summer months, when tourists like to visit. Winters can get very cold. Expect an average high of two degrees Celsius during the winter months. Pack extra layers of clothing if you visit during the winter.
Major Attractions in Dresden
Dresden offers a little of everything for visitors. A must-see landmark is the Procession of Princes, a large mural placed along the wall in the Royal Mews courtyard. Art lovers should visit a few of the several museums in Dresden, including the Green Vault, Albertinum, and the Militarhistorisches Museum. Every visitor should also take a tour of Residenzscholoss, the former royal palace.
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The Westin Bellevue DresdenGrosse Meissner Str. 15, Dresden 4.5 out of 5.0
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Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski DresdenTaschenberg 3, Dresden 5.0 out of 5.0
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Holiday Inn Express Dresden City CentreDr. Kuelz Ring 15a, Dresden 3.0 out of 5.0
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NH Collection Dresden AltmarktAn der Kreuzkirche 2, Dresden 4.5 out of 5.0
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Innside by Meliá DresdenSalzgasse 4, Dresden 4.5 out of 5.0
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Swissotel Dresden Am SchlossSchlosstrasse 16, Dresden 5.0 out of 5.0
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