There are 5 ways to get from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$40 - $70

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Rideshare  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt 119.9 miles

$7 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N13 / ...

$11 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main 115.2 miles

$24 - $35

Bus, fly  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA

$77 - $294

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Saarbrücken and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Saarbrücken Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Frankfurt am Main is 155 km. The road distance is 184.4 km.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs .

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The train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 1 h 59 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Saarbrücken station.

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Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Saarbrücken Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Map of how to get from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 97.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

What companies run services between Saarbrücken, Germany and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. TGV also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main is 184 km. It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to drive from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Saarbrücken to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 676+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Saarbrücken and Frankfurt am Main. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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