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There are 3 ways to get from Pardubice to Bautzen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Pardubice Hlavni Nadrazi to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Decin Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Decin hl.n. to Dresden Hauptbahnhof 27 / ...
  4. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Bautzen Re / ...

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Train, bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Pardubice-Rosice Nad Labem to Liberec 1074 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Liberec bus station to Bautzen 239

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Pardubice to Bautzen 229.4 km
Czech Republic → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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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 Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Czech Republic
  • 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
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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  • 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

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Considerations leaving from Czech Republic

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Czech Republic.

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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 Czech Republic from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The most affordable way to get from Pardubice to Bautzen is to drive, which costs 650 Kč - 950 Kč and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Pardubice to Bautzen is to drive which costs 650 Kč - 950 Kč and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pardubice to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from Pardubice Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Bautzen via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi, Decin hl.n. and Dresden Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Pardubice and Bautzen is 158 km. The road distance is 229.4 km.

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The best way to get from Pardubice to Bautzen without a car is to train which takes 5h 46m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Pardubice to Bautzen, including transfers.

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Pardubice to Bautzen train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Pardubice Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pardubice to Bautzen is 229 km. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Pardubice to Bautzen.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Bautzen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Pardubice to Bautzen.
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  • Distance: 158.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Pardubice, Czech Republic and Bautzen, Germany?

You can take a train from Pardubice to Bautzen via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi, Decin Hlavni Nadrazi, Decin hl.n., and Dresden Hbf in around 5h 46m.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Pardubice Hlavni Nadrazi to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Business
€7 - €9
1st Class
€7 - €9
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Decin Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €10
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Business
€8 - €10
1st Class
€8 - €10
Train from Decin Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€3 - €4
Business
€4 - €6
1st Class
€4 - €6
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Pardubice, hl. nádraží to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €11
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€4 - €6
1st Class
€6 - €11
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Pardubice Hlavni Nadrazi to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €12
Website
LEO Express
Economy
€3 - €5
Economy Plus
€5 - €8
Business
€5 - €8
Premium
€8 - €12
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Pardubice Hlavni Nadrazi to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €14
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €14
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Pardubice Hlavni Nadrazi to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Decin Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Ceske Drahy
Website
delfi.de
Train from Praha hl.n. to Decin hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Decin hl.n. to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Decin Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €21
Website
Railjet
DB Regio AG Südost
Phone
01806 996633
Email
regio.suedost@deutschebahn.com
Website
bahn.de
Train from Decin hl.n. to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
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
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Website
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 Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Arriva CZ
Phone
+420 725 100 725
Email
info@arriva.cz
Website
arriva.cz
Train from Pardubice-Rosice Nad Labem to Liberec
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Unknown
Arriva CZ
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 Liberec bus station to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
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 Liberec bus station to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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