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There are 7 ways to get from Florence to Bautzen by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Dresden, train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  3. Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl

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Fly to Prague, bus, train

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) 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

Train

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
  4. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  5. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Bautzen Bahnhof

Bus via Legnica

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Legnica
  2. Take the bus from Legnica, Dworzec Autobusowy to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Hof Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  4. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Florence to Bautzen

Florence to Bautzen by train

The train journey time between Florence and Bautzen is around 17h 10m and covers a distance of around 1288 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 48m. The fastest train normally takes 13h 33m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno, Trenitalia and others, the Florence to Bautzen train service departs from Firenze S.M.N. and arrives in Bautzen Bahnhof. Typically 19 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:
13h 22m
Layover time:
3h 48m
Total time:
17h 10m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
13h 33m
Train distance:
1288 km
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
67 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:32
Last train departs at:
22:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Florence to Bautzen train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Bautzen is to bus via Legnica which costs €60 - €85 and takes 26h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Bautzen is to drive which costs €150 - €220 and takes 10h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl via Legnica, Dworzec Autobusowy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Bautzen Bahnhof via Bologna Centrale, Muenchen Hbf, Leipzig Hbf and Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 55m.

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The distance between Florence and Bautzen is 857 km. The road distance is 1159.3 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Bautzen without a car is to train which takes 14h 55m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Florence to Bautzen, including transfers.

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Florence to Bautzen bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Florence station.

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Florence to Bautzen train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Bautzen is to train which takes 14h 55m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €180 and takes 21h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Bautzen.
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  • Distance: 856.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 42m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Bautzen, Germany?

You can take a train from Florence to Bautzen via Bologna Centrale, Muenchen Hbf, Leipzig Hbf, and Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt in around 14h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Bautzen via Villa Costanza, Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station, Prague, ÚAN Florenc, Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str., and Dresden Hauptbahnhof in around 21h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €370
Flights from Florence to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €290
Flights from Florence to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Flights from Florence to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Flights from Florence to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€40 - €450
Train operators
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Phone
+49 89 548889725
Email
info@trilex.de
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Klotzsche to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 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-Klotzsche to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Dresden Hbf to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Muenchen Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
Flixtrain
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
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
Trenitalia EuroCity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€150 - €350
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€150 - €210
1st Class
€260 - €350
alex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Hof Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Hof Hbf to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Bus operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
RegioJet
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 Prague to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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
Bus from Legnica, Dworzec Autobusowy to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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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Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Racic Eurobus
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
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €90
Website
Comati PSG
RegioJet a.s.
Website
regiojet.cz
Bus from Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €50
Schedules at
regiojet.cz
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Florence to Legnica
Ave. Duration
22h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Dresden Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Florence 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 Florence to Bautzen is 1159 km. It takes approximately 10h 22m to drive from Florence to Bautzen.

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Swiss, KLM, Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa offer flights from Florence Airport to Dresden Airport.

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