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There are 6 ways to get from Liège to Saarbrücken by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon 831 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Saarbrücken 1929 / ...

19€ - 23€

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Troisvierges Ic
  2. Take the train from Troisvierges, Gare to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Re
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf L40

12€ - 16€

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Train  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Re / ...

83€ - 168€

Night train, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the night train from Liege-Guillemins to Koblenz Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Re

47€ - 67€

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Liège to Saarbrücken 255.8 km

29€ - 45€

Train, fly  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Marloie
  2. Take the train from Marloie to Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Saarbrucken (SCN) LUX - SCN

109€ - 292€

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The cheapest way to get from Liège to Saarbrücken is to train and bus which costs 12€ - 17€ and takes 5h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Liège to Saarbrücken is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liège to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Liège and arriving at Saarbrücken via Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Liège to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Liege-Guillemins and arriving at Saarbruecken Hbf via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 9m.

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The distance between Liège and Saarbrücken is 187 km. The road distance is 255.8 km.

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The best way to get from Liège to Saarbrücken without a car is to bus which takes 4h 35m and costs 18€ - 23€.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Liège to Saarbrücken, including transfers.

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

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Liège to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Liege-Guillemins station.

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The best way to get from Liège to Saarbrücken is to bus which takes 4h 35m and costs 18€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 170€ and takes 5h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Liège to Saarbrücken.
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  • Distance: 186.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Liège, Belgium and Saarbrücken, Germany?

You can take a bus from Liège to Saarbrücken via Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon in around 4h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Liège to Saarbrücken via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Mannheim Hbf in around 5h 9m.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 140€
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 Liege-Guillemins to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
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
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 41€
1st Class
31€ - 37€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Troisvierges
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Marloie
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 17€
Train from Marloie to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
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 Liège to Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
0€
Website
Mobiliteit

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Saarbrucken Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Liège to Saarbrücken is 256 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Liège to Saarbrücken.

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Luxair offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Saarbrucken Airport.

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