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There are 9 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Bautzen by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Dusseldorf to Dresden, train

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Dresden (DRS)
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Klotzsche to Bautzen

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Dresden central station
  2. Take the bus from Dresden central station to Bautzen

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Dresden, train

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Dresden (DRS)
  3. Take the train from Dresden-Klotzsche to Bautzen

Fly Dusseldorf to Leipzig, train

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Leipzig (LEJ)
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  3. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Bautzen

Fly Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train

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

Train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  3. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Bautzen

Train

  1. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Bautzen

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Leipzig
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig to Dresden central station
  3. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Bautzen

Drive

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Bautzen

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Bautzen is to bus which costs €35 - €45 and takes 10h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Bautzen is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 5h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf station to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf central bus station and arriving at Bautzen via Dresden central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from Duesseldorf Hbf and arriving at Bautzen via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Dresden-Neustadt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 42m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Bautzen is 533 km. The road distance is 635.2 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Bautzen without a car is to train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA) which takes 7h 42m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Düsseldorf to Bautzen, including transfers.

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Düsseldorf to Bautzen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Düsseldorf central bus station.

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Düsseldorf to Bautzen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Duesseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Bautzen is to train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA) which takes 7h 42m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €45 and takes 10h 25m.

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  • Distance: 533.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 37m

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Bautzen, Germany?

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Bautzen via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Dresden-Neustadt in around 7h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Bautzen via Dresden central station in around 10h 25m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €290
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Train operators
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
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
Train from Dresden Hbf to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Website
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Klotzsche to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
trilex-express - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Website
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Klotzsche to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
National Express Rail
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
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
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Abellio
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
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €29
1st Class
€35 - €50
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden central station to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leipzig to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from D-Worringer Platz,W57 to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Dresden Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Düsseldorf to Bautzen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bautzen station.

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Düsseldorf to Bautzen train services, operated by Die Länderbahn, arrive at Bautzen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Bautzen is 635 km. It takes approximately 5h 17m to drive from Düsseldorf to Bautzen.

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Eurowings offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Dresden Airport.

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There are 216+ hotels available in Bautzen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs €2 - €4.

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