There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Saarbrücken 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  •  9h 55m

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

153€ - 214€

Cheapest option

Fly to Luxembourg, bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Luxembourg (LUX) BCN - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof

52€ - 176€

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Train via Montpellier  •  13h 16m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Metz Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach Ter

186€ - 277€

Bus  •  17h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Metz
  2. Take the bus from Metz to Saarbrücken N236 / ...

Bus via Strasbourg  •  18h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Strasbourg N1720 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Saarbrücken N11 / ...

63€ - 75€

Drive  •  10h 47m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Saarbrücken 1156.7 km

130€ - 200€

Fly to Saarbrucken  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Saarbrucken (SCN) BCN - SCN

67€ - 202€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Frankfurt (FRA) BCN - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf

75€ - 293€

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Strasbourg (SXB) BCN - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines

67€ - 260€

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  9h 4m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Stuttgart (STR) BCN - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf

79€ - 371€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Saarbrücken is to bus via Strasbourg which costs 60€ - 80€ and takes 18h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Saarbrücken is to fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 6h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Saarbrücken via Metz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Saarbruecken Hbf via Gare d'Austerlitz and Paris l'Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Saarbrücken is 951 km. The road distance is 1156.7 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Saarbrücken without a car is to train which takes 9h 55m and costs 150€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 9h 55m to get from Barcelona to Saarbrücken, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Saarbrücken bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 9h 55m and costs 150€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17h, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 6h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Saarbrücken.
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  • Distance: 950.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 55m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Saarbrücken, Germany?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Saarbrücken via Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare de l'Est, and Paris l'Est in around 9h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Saarbrücken via Metz in around 17h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Munich, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via London Gatwick, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Vienna, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 850€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Paris CDG, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Flights from Barcelona to Strasbourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 480€
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 1600€
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 1600€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Nice, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Mahon, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Florence, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Cagliari, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via London Gatwick, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Milan Malpensa, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Vienna, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 850€
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Paris CDG, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 390€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 430€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 310€
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 340€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Barcelona to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 420€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 180€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Barcelona to Saarbrucken via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Barcelona to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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
Twice daily
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
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 190€
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 41€
1st Class
31€ - 37€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
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€
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
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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
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
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
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
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
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Metz
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
starbus.es
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 Metz to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Metz, gare rout. to Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
RegioJet
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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There is no direct flight from Barcelona Airport to Saarbrucken Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Saarbrücken is 1157 km. It takes approximately 10h 47m to drive from Barcelona to Saarbrücken.

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Ryanair, DAT Danish Air Transport, Eurowings and six other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Saarbrucken Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Saarbrücken bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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