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

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Bus  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Bautzen 239

€13 - €17

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Dresden-Neustadt Ic
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Bautzen Re

Drive  •  1h 52m

  1. Drive from Schönefeld to Bautzen 215.6 km

€23 - €35

Schönefeld to Bautzen by train and bus

The journey time between Schönefeld and Bautzen is around 3h 14m and covers a distance of around 195 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 11m. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Regional and FlixBus, the Schönefeld to Bautzen service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arrives in Bautzen. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 14m
Fastest journey time:
3h 11m
Journey distance:
195 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:48
Last service departs at:
16:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Schönefeld to Bautzen train and bus schedules

Schönefeld → Bautzen
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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
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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.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Schönefeld to Bautzen is to bus which costs €13 - €18 and takes 4h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Schönefeld to Bautzen is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 1h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Schönefeld to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arriving at Bautzen via Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and Dresden-Neustadt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between Schönefeld and Bautzen is 149 km. The road distance is 215.6 km.

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Bautzen without a car is to bus which takes 4h 8m and costs €13 - €18.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Schönefeld to Bautzen, including transfers.

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Schönefeld to Bautzen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 station.

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Bautzen is to bus which takes 4h 8m and costs €13 - €18. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4h 16m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Schönefeld to Bautzen is 216 km. It takes approximately 1h 52m to drive from Schönefeld to Bautzen.

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Map of how to get from Schönefeld to Bautzen.
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  • Distance: 148.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Schönefeld, Brandenburg, Germany and Bautzen, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Airport BER to Bautzen 5 times a week. Tickets cost €11 - €14 and the journey takes 3h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Schönefeld to Bautzen via Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2, Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2, and Dresden-Neustadt in around 4h 16m.

Train operators
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
Die Länderbahn
Website
vogtlandbahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vogtlandbahn.de
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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