There are 5 ways to get from Dresden to Bautzen by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car
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Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof
Take the rideshare from Dresden to Bautzen
Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl
Take a taxi from Dresden to Bautzen
Drive from Dresden to Bautzen
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Bautzen is to rideshare which costs €3 - €5 and takes 1h 6m.
The quickest way to get from Dresden to Bautzen is to taxi which costs €150 - €190 and takes 41 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Bautzen Bahnhof. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.
The distance between Dresden and Bautzen is 51 km. The road distance is 63.6 km.
The best way to get from Dresden to Bautzen without a car is to train which takes 55 min and costs .
The train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Dresden to Bautzen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof station.
Dresden to Bautzen train services, operated by trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB, depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof station.
The best way to get from Dresden to Bautzen is to train which takes 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €6 - €8 and takes 55 min.
What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Bautzen, Germany?
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB operates a train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof hourly, and the journey takes 55 min. Die Länderbahn also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl twice daily. Tickets cost €6 - €8 and the journey takes 55 min.
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).
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl
- Ave. Duration
- 55 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- €6 - €8
Frequently asked questions
Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Dresden to Bautzen
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 6m
- Estimated price
- €3 - €5
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More Questions & Answers
Dresden to Bautzen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl station.
Dresden to Bautzen train services, operated by trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB, arrive at Bautzen Bahnhof station.
Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Bautzen is 64 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Dresden to Bautzen.
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