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

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Fly Milan Linate to Dresden, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Dresden (DRS) LIN - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Klotzsche to Bautzen

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Bus  •  18h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Leipzig central train station N95
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig central train station to Bautzen 012

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Fly Milan Linate to Prague, bus, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Prague (PRG) LIN - PRG
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
  3. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Bautzen

Fly Milan Malpensa to Prague, bus, train  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Prague (PRG) MXP - PRG
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
  3. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Bautzen

Fly Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  7h 55m

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

Train  •  13h 41m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ice
  3. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Bautzen Re / ...

Bus, train  •  19h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Jędrzychowice
  2. Take the train from Zgorzelec to Bautzen Bahnhof Re1 / ...

Night train, train  •  20h 52m

  1. Take the night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Nj
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Hof Hbf Re2 / ...
  3. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Dresden Hbf Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Bautzen Re / ...

Drive  •  8h 47m

  1. Drive from Milan to Bautzen 965.5 km

Milan to Bautzen by train

The train journey time between Milan and Bautzen is around 15h 2m and covers a distance of around 1238 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 33m. The fastest train normally takes 13h 8m. Operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Die Länderbahn and others, the Milan to Bautzen train service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Bautzen. 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:
12h 28m
Layover time:
2h 33m
Total time:
15h 2m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
13h 8m
Train distance:
1238 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
65 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:20
Last train departs at:
11:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milan to Bautzen train schedules

Italy → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, France, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bautzen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bautzen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bautzen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Milan to Bautzen is to bus, which costs €55 - €70 and takes 18h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Bautzen is to drive which costs €120 - €180 and takes 8h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from via orefici, 24 fronte via cantu' and arriving at Bautzen via Milan and Leipzig central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Bautzen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden-Neustadt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 41m.

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The distance between Milan and Bautzen is 744 km. The road distance is 965.5 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Bautzen without a car is to train which takes 13h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Milan to Bautzen, including transfers.

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

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Milan to Bautzen train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Bautzen is to train which takes 13h 41m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €70 and takes 18h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Bautzen.
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  • Distance: 744.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 40m

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

You can take a train from Milan to Bautzen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden-Neustadt in around 13h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Bautzen via via natta, Milan, and Leipzig central train station in around 18h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from Milan Linate to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €280
Flights from Milan Linate to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Flights from Milan Linate to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €210
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €210
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €120
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €120
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€240 - €650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
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 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
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 Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 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 Zgorzelec to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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 Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 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 Zgorzelec to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 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 AG
Website
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
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
Train from Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €310
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€140 - €190
1st Class
€230 - €310
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nightjet
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 Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Prague to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Milan to Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Leipzig central train station
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leipzig central train station to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
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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Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Milan to Jędrzychowice
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Dresden Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Bautzen is 965 km. It takes approximately 8h 47m to drive from Milan to Bautzen.

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Air Dolomiti, Alitalia, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Dresden Airport.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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