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There are 11 ways to get from Bologna to Saarbrücken by train, bus and ferry, car, car train, bus 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  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel Sbb Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg Ter
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines Ter

58€ - 140€

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Bus  •  16h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB N77
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse RegioJet

48€ - 77€

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Train via Saarbrücken Hellwigstraße  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel Sbb Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg Ter
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines Ter

65€ - 135€

Bus and ferry, train  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Basel
  2. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg Ter
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines Ter

62€ - 84€

Drive, car train  •  13h 24m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Frankfurt(Main)Süd
  3. Drive from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Saarbrücken

94€ - 177€

Drive  •  8h 5m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Saarbrücken 493.8 miles

100€ - 150€

Fly Bologna to Luxembourg, bus  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Luxembourg (LUX) BLQ - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Saarbruecken Hbf

90€ - 370€

Fly Bologna to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 43m

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

94€ - 339€

Fly Bologna to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Stuttgart (STR) BLQ - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf

103€ - 303€

Train to Florence, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Frankfurt (FRA) FLR - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf

121€ - 390€

Train to Verona, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Frankfurt (FRA) VRN - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf

122€ - 405€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Saarbrücken is to bus and ferry and train which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 12h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Saarbrücken is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 340€ and takes 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse via Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 15m.

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The distance between Bologna and Saarbrücken is 621 km. The road distance is 790.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Saarbrücken without a car is to train which takes 10h 48m and costs 55€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 10h 48m to get from Bologna to Saarbrücken, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bologna to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 10h 48m and costs 55€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 16h 15m.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Luxembourg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Bologna to Saarbrücken bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Saarbrücken.
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  • Distance: 388.1 miles
  • Duration: 10h 48m

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Saarbrücken, Germany?

You can take a train from Bologna to Saarbrücken via Milano Centrale, Basel Sbb, Gare de Basel-SBB, Gare de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, Sarreguemines, and Sarreguemines in around 10h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna to Saarbrücken via Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 in around 16h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 1000€
Flights from Bologna to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 1000€
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Flights from Bologna to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 500€
Flights from Bologna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 220€
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 210€
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 220€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Bologna to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 1000€
Flights from Bologna to Luxembourg via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
310€ - 1800€
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 210€
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 750€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 850€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Luxembourg via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
310€ - 1800€
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Luxembourg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Luxembourg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 1800€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Luxembourg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
310€ - 1800€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Bologna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 850€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 29€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 17€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
14€ - 17€
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 180€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 19€
1st Class
26€ - 45€
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 16€
1st Class
18€ - 29€
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Italo Treno
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Frankfurt(Main)Süd
Ave. Duration
10h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Deutsche Bahn

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
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
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
31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 31€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
43€ - 48€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 27€
1st Class
38€ - 41€
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
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 28€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 24€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 28€
Website
oebb.at
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Basel
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
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 Bologna, Bologna to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
RegioJet
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Mobiliteit

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