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There are 8 ways to get from Bratislava to Bautzen by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
  2. Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl

Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Bratislava,,AS Mlýnské Nivy to Dresden central station
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Bautzen

Fly to Dresden, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Dresden (DRS)
  2. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Klotzsche to Bautzen Bahnhof

Fly to Prague, bus, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Prague (PRG)
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  3. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof

Fly to Leipzig, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Leipzig (LEJ)
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  3. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Bautzen Bahnhof

Fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Dresden-Neustadt
  3. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Bautzen Bahnhof

Bratislava to Bautzen by train

The train journey time between Bratislava and Bautzen is around 7h 44m and covers a distance of around 625 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7 min. The fastest train normally takes 7h 44m. Operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB and Die Länderbahn, the Bratislava to Bautzen train service departs from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and arrives in Bautzen Bahnhof. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
7h 37m
Layover time:
7 min
Total time:
7h 44m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
7h 44m
Train distance:
625 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:10
Last train departs at:
10:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bratislava to Bautzen train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Bautzen is to bus which costs €29 - €40 and takes 8h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Bratislava to Bautzen is to drive. Taking this option will cost €55 - €85 and takes 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava station to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station and arriving at Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl via Dresden Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and arriving at Bautzen Bahnhof via Dresden Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 56m.

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The distance between Bratislava and Bautzen is 388 km. The road distance is 506.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Bautzen without a car is to train which takes 7h 56m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 56m to get from Bratislava to Bautzen, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Bautzen bus services, operated by Racic Eurobus, depart from Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station.

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Bratislava to Bautzen train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Bautzen is to train which takes 7h 56m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 8h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Bautzen.
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  • Distance: 388.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 56m

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Bautzen, Germany?

You can take a train from Bratislava to Bautzen via Dresden Hauptbahnhof in around 7h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bratislava to Bautzen via Dresden Bayrische Strasse and Dresden Hauptbahnhof in around 8h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Vienna to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Vienna to Dresden via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Vienna to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€230 - €600
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Vienna to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€230 - €600
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €1600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Train operators
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Phone
+49 89 548889725
Email
info@trilex.de
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Klotzsche to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Dresden-Klotzsche to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Südost
Phone
01806 996633
Email
regio.suedost@deutschebahn.com
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Racic Eurobus
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Racic Eurobus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava,,AS Mlýnské Nivy to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Bratislava,,AS Mlýnské Nivy to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Prague Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Radina VIP

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Bratislava to Bautzen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl station.

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Bratislava to Bautzen train services, operated by trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB, arrive at Bautzen Bahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Bautzen is 507 km. It takes approximately 4h 59m to drive from Bratislava to Bautzen.

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