There are 10 ways to get from Lille to Saarbrücken by train, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf Ice / ...

$124 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station N769 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles Gare du Nord to Saarbrücken

$26 - $41

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Luxembourg
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf Cfb

Bus, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Metz
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach(F)

$41 - $63

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Saarbrücken 252.2 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Strasbourg (SXB) LIL - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Saarbrücken Hbf

$97 - $418

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to Saarbrucken  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Saarbrucken (SCN) LUX - SCN

$278 - $825

Train to Brussels, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Strasbourg (SXB) BRU - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Saarbrücken Hbf

$148 - $414

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Luxembourg, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Luxembourg (LUX) CDG - LUX
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf

Train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf

$162 - $405

What companies run services between Lille, France and Saarbrücken, Germany?

You can take a train from Lille to Saarbrücken via Paris Nord and Paris Est in around 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lille to Saarbrücken via Brussels, Brussels-North station and Bruxelles Gare du Nord in around 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Europe to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $36
1st Class
$50 - $60
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $30
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$69 - $70
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to Forbach(F)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Strasbourg to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Turancar
Website
turancar.sk
Bus from Bruxelles Gare du Nord to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
turancar.sk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Metz
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lille and Saarbrücken is 323 km. The road distance is 403 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Saarbrücken is to bus which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Lille to Saarbrücken is to drive which takes 3 h 47 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

No, there is no direct train from Lille to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Lille Europe and arriving at Saarbrücken Hbf via Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at Saarbrücken via Bruxelles Gare du Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Lille to Saarbrücken, including transfers.