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There are 11 ways to get from Zermatt to Bautzen by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Basel SBB Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Bautzen Bahnhof Re1 / ...

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Train, bus  •  18h 54m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Bern Ic8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern Car Terminal Neufeld to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
  3. Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen August-Bebel-Pl 012

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Train  •  14h 1m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Spiez Ic8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Bautzen Bahnhof Re1 / ...

Train, bus via Schaffhausen  •  18h 32m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen Ic8
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen S24
  3. Take the bus from Schaffhausen station to Dresden Hauptbahnhof N42
  4. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof Re1 / ...

Drive  •  10h 6m

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Bautzen 961 km

Train to Zurich, fly to Dresden, train  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dresden (DRS) ZRH - DRS
  3. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Klotzsche to Bautzen Bahnhof

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Dresden, train  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Dresden (DRS) MXP - DRS
  3. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Klotzsche to Bautzen Bahnhof

Train to Zurich, fly to Prague, bus, train  •  12h

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Prague (PRG) ZRH - PRG
  3. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  4. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof

Train to Zurich, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) ZRH - BER
  3. Take the train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Dresden-Neustadt
  4. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Bautzen Bahnhof

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Prague, bus, train  •  12h 26m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Prague (PRG) MXP - PRG
  3. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  4. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  11h 44m

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

Zermatt to Bautzen by train

The train journey time between Zermatt and Bautzen is around 13h 36m and covers a distance of around 1102 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 25m. The fastest train normally takes 12h 6m. Operated by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenitalia EuroCity and others, the Zermatt to Bautzen train service departs from Zermatt and arrives in Bautzen Bahnhof. Typically 25 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:
11h 11m
Layover time:
2h 25m
Total time:
13h 36m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
12h 6m
Train distance:
1102 km
Trains per week:
25
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
58 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:13
Last train departs at:
19:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zermatt to Bautzen train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Bautzen is to train and bus which costs SFr 85 - SFr 180 and takes 18h 54m.

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The fastest way to get from Zermatt to Bautzen is to drive. Taking this option will cost SFr 110 - SFr 170 and takes 10h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Bautzen. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Bautzen Bahnhof via Visp, Basel SBB, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 28m.

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The distance between Zermatt and Bautzen is 755 km. The road distance is 961 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Bautzen without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 13h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 13h 28m to get from Zermatt to Bautzen, including transfers.

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Zermatt to Bautzen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Visp station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Dresden Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Zermatt 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 Zermatt to Bautzen is 961 km. It takes approximately 10h 6m to drive from Zermatt to Bautzen.

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  • Distance: 754.8 km
  • Duration: 13h 28m

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Bautzen, Germany?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Bautzen via Visp, Basel SBB, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt in around 13h 28m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €250
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €370
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €370
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dresden via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €440
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €440
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €250
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from Zurich to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €330
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €280
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 Zurich to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €400
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€85 - €430
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 Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €390
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€95 - €170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Spiez
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Visp to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€80 - €120
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €170
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€70 - €95
1st Class
€120 - €170
Train from Visp to Spiez
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€20 - €27
1st Class
€40 - €60
Train from Visp to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€27 - €40
1st Class
€50 - €75
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Visp to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Visp to Spiez
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Visp to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
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
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 Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Spiez to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€140 - €200
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
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
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Klotzsche to Bautzen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
42 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
Train from Dresden Hbf to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Dresden-Klotzsche to Bautzen
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
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
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
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
DB Regio AG Südost
Phone
01806 996633
Email
regio.suedost@deutschebahn.com
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
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 Schaffhausen station to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
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 Prague to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bern Car Terminal Neufeld to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
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

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