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

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Recommended option

Fly to Saarbrucken  •  3h 20m

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

€102 - €247

Cheapest option

Fly to Luxembourg, bus  •  5h 47m

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

€22 - €290

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Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 19m

  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 Homburg(Saar)Hbf

€59 - €347

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 13m

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

€74 - €364

Train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Ice

€120 - €170

Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  8h 9m

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

€138 - €195

Train, bus  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Frankfurt Süd station Flx10
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Saarbrücken

Bus  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Saarbrücken bus station N13

€35 - €50

Drive  •  6h 1m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Saarbrücken 720.2 km

€75 - €120

Berlin to Saarland by bus

The bus journey time between Berlin and Saarland is around 11h 10m and covers a distance of around 815 km. The fastest bus normally takes 11h 10m. Operated by FlixBus, the Berlin to Saarland bus service departs from Berlin central bus station and arrives in Saarbrücken bus station. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
11h 10m
Fastest bus time:
11h 10m
Bus distance:
815 km
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€35
Carbon emissions:
101 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
21:55
Last bus departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Saarland bus schedules

Berlin → Saarland
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saarland is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saarland is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saarland is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 24 Jul 2021
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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 which costs €100 - €250 and takes 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin central bus station station 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 Hbf and arriving at Saarbrücken Uhlandstraße via Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof. 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 - €170.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Berlin to Saarland, including transfers.

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Berlin to Saarland bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Saarland is to fly which takes 3h 20m and costs €100 - €250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €120 - €170 and takes 6h 36m, you could also bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 11h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Saarland.
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  • Distance: 571 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

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

DAT Danish Air Transport flies from Berlin Hbf to Sankt Ingbert once daily. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf once daily. Tickets cost €120 - €170 and the journey takes 6h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €350
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€12 - €120
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €390
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 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 Homburg(Saar)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once 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
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
6 times a week
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
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 Homburg(Saar)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Homburg(Saar)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
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 Homburg(Saar)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Homburg(Saar)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Homburg(Saar)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Homburg(Saar)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €140
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
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
€40 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin central station to Frankfurt Süd station
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
RGTR
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
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com
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 Berlin central bus station to Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.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 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 Saarbruecken 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 Apt 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 71+ hotels available in Saarland. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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