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There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Saarland by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf 15

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Bus  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Saarbrücken bus station N13

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf 12 / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf Re3 / ...

Bus via Frankfurt am Main  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Frankfurt central train station N13 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Saarbrücken bus station N1305 / ...

Drive  •  6h 1m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Saarbrücken 720.2 km

Fly to Saarbrucken, line 504 bus  •  5h

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Saarbrucken (SCN) BER - SCN
  2. Take the line 504 bus from Brunnen, Ommersheim Mandelbachtal to Bahnhof, St.Ingbert

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Homburg

Fly to Luxembourg, bus  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Luxembourg (LUX) BER - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Hilbringer Brücke

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Stuttgart (STR) BER - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Homburg

Berlin to Saarland by train and tram

The journey time between Berlin and Saarland is around 6h 36m and covers a distance of around 770 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Saarbahn GmbH, the Berlin to Saarland service departs from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Uhlandstr., Saarbrücken. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

6 Weekly Services
6h 36m Average Duration
€120 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Berlin to Saarland is to bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 11h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Saarland is to fly and train which costs €120 - €470 and takes 5h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] and arriving at Saarbrücken bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Saarland. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Uhlandstr., Saarbrücken via Hauptbahnhof, Saarbrücken. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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The distance between Berlin and Saarland is 571 km. The road distance is 720.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Saarland without a car is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs €120 - €180.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from Berlin to Saarland, including transfers.

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Berlin to Saarland bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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Berlin to Saarland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Saarland is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs €120 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 11h 10m.

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  • Distance: 571 km
  • Duration: 6h 36m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Saarland, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf 6 times a week. Tickets cost €120 - €180 and the journey takes 6h 25m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Saarbrücken bus station once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 11h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €700
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €440
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €700
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 Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Homburg
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Homburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Hourly
Website
vlexx
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Homburg
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Süwex
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Homburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Homburg(Saar)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Homburg(Saar)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
oebb.at
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 Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
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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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
blablacar.fr
Bus from Frankfurt - Main bus station to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Saar-Mobil GmbH
Phone
06898 56 91 50
Email
post@saar-mobil.de
Website
saar-mobil.de
Bus from Brunnen, Ommersheim Mandelbachtal to Bahnhof, St.Ingbert
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Saar-Mobil GmbH
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Hilbringer Brücke
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Saarbrucken Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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

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

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DAT Danish Air Transport offers flights from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Saarbrucken Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Saarland bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Saarland. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €3 - €22.

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