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There are 5 ways to get from Weimar to Bautzen by train, bus or car

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Train via Leipzig

  1. Take the train from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  3. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Bautzen Bahnhof

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Weimar Bus Station to Chemnitz Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Chemnitz, Omnibusbahnhof to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl

Train

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  2. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Bautzen Bahnhof

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig central train station to Bautzen

Drive

  1. Drive from Weimar to Bautzen

Weimar to Bautzen by train

The train journey time between Weimar and Bautzen is around 4h 39m and covers a distance of around 266 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 4m. The fastest train normally takes 3h 42m. Operated by Abellio, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Weimar to Bautzen train service departs from Weimar and arrives in Bautzen Bahnhof. Typically 81 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:
3h 34m
Layover time:
1h 4m
Total time:
4h 39m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 42m
Train distance:
266 km
Trains per week:
81
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:17
Last train departs at:
22:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Weimar to Bautzen train schedules

Weimar → Bautzen
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COVID-19 help in Germany

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Germany.

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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.

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Weimar to Bautzen is to drive which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Weimar to Bautzen is to drive which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Weimar station to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from Weimar Bus Station and arriving at Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl via Chemnitz, Omnibusbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Weimar to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from Weimar and arriving at Bautzen Bahnhof via Leipzig Hbf and Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Weimar and Bautzen is 218 km. The road distance is 254.8 km.

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The best way to get from Weimar to Bautzen without a car is to train via Leipzig which takes 3h 42m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Weimar to Bautzen, including transfers.

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Weimar to Bautzen bus services, operated by Radina VIP, depart from Weimar Bus Station.

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Weimar to Bautzen train services, operated by Abellio, depart from Weimar station.

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The best way to get from Weimar to Bautzen is to train via Leipzig which takes 3h 42m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €95 - €130 and takes 5h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Weimar to Bautzen.
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  • Distance: 218.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 42m

What companies run services between Weimar, Germany and Bautzen, Germany?

You can take a train from Weimar to Bautzen via Leipzig Hbf and Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt in around 3h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Weimar to Bautzen via Chemnitz Central Bus Station and Chemnitz, Omnibusbahnhof in around 5h 5m.

Train operators
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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 Weimar to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
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 Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Phone
+49 89 548889725
Email
info@trilex.de
Website
laenderbahn.com
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-Neustadt to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Weimar to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leipzig central train station to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chemnitz, Omnibusbahnhof to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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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Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Weimar Bus Station to Chemnitz Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Radina VIP

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

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Weimar 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 Weimar to Bautzen is 255 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Weimar to Bautzen.

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