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There are 11 ways to get from Avignon to Saarbrücken by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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 Paris  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Saarbruecken Hbf Ice / ...

167€ - 228€

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Bus  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Basel
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Saarbrücken N11 / ...

52€ - 87€

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Train  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Metz Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach Ter

141€ - 200€

Drive  •  7h 11m

  1. Drive from Avignon to Saarbrücken 748.3 km

85€ - 130€

Train to Marseille, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Strasbourg (SXB) MRS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines

55€ - 351€

Train to Marseille, fly to Luxembourg, bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Luxembourg (LUX) MRS - LUX
  3. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof

57€ - 423€

Train to Marseille, fly to Metz/Nancy, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Metz/Nancy (ETZ) MRS - ETZ
  3. Take the train from Remilly to Forbach

140€ - 538€

Train to Lyon, fly to Metz/Nancy, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Metz/Nancy (ETZ) LYS - ETZ
  3. Take the train from Remilly to Forbach

261€ - 538€

Train to Marseille, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Frankfurt (FRA) MRS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf

84€ - 527€

Train to Montpellier, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Montpellier Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Strasbourg (SXB) MPL - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines

105€ - 520€

Train, night bus to Nice, fly to Luxembourg, bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice Airport
  3. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Luxembourg (LUX) NCE - LUX
  4. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof

66€ - 386€

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Saarbrücken is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 15h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Saarbrücken is to train and fly which costs 140€ - 550€ and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Avignon to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Avignon and arriving at Saarbrücken via Basel, Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Avignon Tgv and arriving at Saarbruecken Hbf via Gare d'Austerlitz and Paris l'Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 59m.

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The distance between Avignon and Saarbrücken is 611 km. The road distance is 748.3 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Saarbrücken without a car is to train via Paris which takes 5h 59m and costs 160€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from Avignon to Saarbrücken, including transfers.

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Avignon to Saarbrücken bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Avignon station.

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Avignon to Saarbrücken train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Avignon Tgv station.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Saarbrücken is to train via Paris which takes 5h 59m and costs 160€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 15h 5m.

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  • Distance: 611.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between Avignon, France and Saarbrücken, Germany?

You can take a train from Avignon to Saarbrücken via Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare de l'Est, and Paris l'Est in around 5h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Avignon to Saarbrücken via Basel, Basel SBB in around 15h 5m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Marseille to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Lyon to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 490€
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Flights from Nice to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 400€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from Marseille to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 350€
Flights from Montpellier to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 650€
Flights from Nice to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 440€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Marseille to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Nice to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 900€
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
45€ - 420€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon Tgv to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
110€ - 140€
Train from Paris l'Est to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Train from Avignon Tgv to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
150€ - 180€
Train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
28€ - 33€
1st Class
22€ - 27€
Train from Avignon Centre to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 41€
1st Class
31€ - 37€
Train from Avignon Tgv to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
31€ - 36€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
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 Paris l'Est to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to Forbach
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Rail 1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
Rail 1st Class
21€ - 30€
Train from Remilly to Forbach
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 21€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
Rail 1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Avignon Centre to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
Rail 1st Class
21€ - 30€
Train from Avignon Tgv to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 30€
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Avignon Tgv to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Railjet
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Avignon to Basel
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Basel, Basel SBB to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
0€
Website
Mobiliteit

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Avignon to Saarbrücken bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Saarbrücken station.

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Avignon to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Saarbruecken Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Saarbrücken is 748 km. It takes approximately 7h 11m to drive from Avignon to Saarbrücken.

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Air France and Volotea offer flights from Marseille Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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There are 339+ hotels available in Saarbrücken. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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