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There are 5 ways to get from Eindhoven to Saarbrücken by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Re / ...

€86 - €158

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Bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Eindhoven Station to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon 831
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Saarbrücken bus station N506 / ...

€24 - €29

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Night train, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the night train from Eindhoven Centraal to Koblenz Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Re

€48 - €69

Drive  •  3h 28m

  1. Drive from Eindhoven to Saarbrücken 353.9 km

€45 - €70

Train, fly, bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Luxembourg (LUX) AMS - LUX
  3. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof

€81 - €217

Eindhoven to Saarbrücken by train

The train journey time between Eindhoven and Saarbrücken is around 5h 14m and covers a distance of around 504 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 14m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Regional, ÖBB EuroCity and others, the Eindhoven to Saarbrücken train service departs from Eindhoven Centraal and arrives in Saarbruecken Hbf. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 14m
Fastest train time:
5h 14m
Train distance:
504 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€89
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:01
Last train departs at:
09:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Eindhoven to Saarbrücken train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Netherlands → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Australia, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Netherlands.

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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 Saarbrücken is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Saarbrücken is 1.5 metres.

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

No, returning to Netherlands from Germany is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Eindhoven to Saarbrücken is to bus, which costs €23 - €29 and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Eindhoven to Saarbrücken is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Eindhoven station to Saarbrücken station. However, there are services departing from Eindhoven Station and arriving at Saarbrücken bus station via Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Eindhoven to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Eindhoven Centraal and arriving at Saarbruecken Hbf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between Eindhoven and Saarbrücken is 269 km. The road distance is 353.9 km.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven to Saarbrücken without a car is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs €85 - €160.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Eindhoven to Saarbrücken, including transfers.

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Eindhoven to Saarbrücken bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Eindhoven Station.

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Eindhoven to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Eindhoven Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs €85 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €23 - €29 and takes 6h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Eindhoven to Saarbrücken.
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  • Distance: 268.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Eindhoven, Netherlands and Saarbrücken, Germany?

You can take a train from Eindhoven to Saarbrücken via Mannheim Hbf in around 5h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Eindhoven to Saarbrücken via Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon in around 6h 25m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €440
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 Eindhoven Centraal to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Koblenz Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 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
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
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 Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Eindhoven Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €22
1st Class
€27 - €35
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Eindhoven Station to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Eindhoven to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Saarbruecken Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Eindhoven to Saarbrücken is 354 km. It takes approximately 3h 28m to drive from Eindhoven to Saarbrücken.

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