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There are 10 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf 15 / ...

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Bus  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Saarbrücken BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Ice / ...

Bus via U Alexanderplatz  •  12h 58m

  1. Take the bus from U Alexanderplatz to Saarbrücken bus station N13

Rideshare  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Saarbrücken 721.5 km

Drive  •  6h 1m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken 720.2 km

Fly to Saarbrucken  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Saarbrucken (SCN) BER - SCN

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stuttgart (STR) BER - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf

Fly to Luxembourg, bus, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Luxembourg (LUX) BER - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf
Berlin Hauptbahnhof → Saarbrücken
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The most affordable way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken is to bus, which costs €21 - €27 and takes 11h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken is to fly which costs €120 - €320 and takes 4h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin - Central Train Station station and arriving at Saarbrücken. Services depart six times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Saarbrücken Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 25m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Saarbrücken is 577 km. The road distance is 720.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken without a car is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs €120 - €170.

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The train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf takes 6h 25m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs €120 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €27 and takes 11h 40m, you could also fly, which costs €120 - €320 and takes 4h 6m.

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  • Distance: 576.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Saarbrücken, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost €120 - €170 and the journey takes 6h 25m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Saarbrücken 4 times a week. Tickets cost €21 - €27 and the journey takes 11h 40m. Ouibus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €330
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €190
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €750
Train operators
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 S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
vlexx
Phone
+49 6131 61012-11
Email
info@vlexx.de
Website
vlexx.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
vlexx
Train from Merzig to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
vlexx
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €55
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
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
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (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
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€18 - €28
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Süwex
Train from Merzig to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Süwex
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
Blablabus
Ouibus
Website
navitia2-eng.fr-ne-open.prod.canaltp.fr
Bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
navitia2-eng.fr-ne-open.prod.canaltp.fr
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from U Alexanderplatz to Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
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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RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€36 - €38
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Saarbrucken Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Saarbrücken station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken is 720 km. It takes approximately 6h 1m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken.

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