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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.

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Train  •  4h

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

$123 - $164

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Bus FlixBus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station N769 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Saarbrücken 299 / ...

$21 - $40

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Train, bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Luxembourg Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf L40

$58 - $95

Bus Isilines  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Metz
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Saarbrucken-Hbf Saarbrücken-Forbach-Metz

$37 - $57

Drive  •  3h 47m

  1. Drive from Lille to Saarbrücken 252.2 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg, train  •  5h 30m

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

$93 - $412

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Luxembourg, bus  •  5h 28m

  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 routière to Saarbrücken Hbf

$105 - $325

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to Saarbrucken  •  7h 3m

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

$287 - $833

Train to Brussels, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6h 11m

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

$151 - $409

Train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  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

$168 - $411

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Saarbrücken is to bus which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 7h 5m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at Saarbrücken via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Lille Flandres and arriving at Saarbrücken Hbf via Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Lille and Saarbrücken is 323 km. The road distance is 403.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Saarbrücken without a car is to train which takes 4h and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Lille to Saarbrücken, including transfers.

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

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Lille to Saarbrücken train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lille Flandres station.

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The best way to get from Lille to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 4h and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 7h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Saarbrücken.
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  • Distance: 201.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h

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 4h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lille to Saarbrücken via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 7h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Luxembourg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
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2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Metz
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Lille Lesquin Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Lille to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Saarbrücken Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lille to Saarbrücken is 403 km. It takes approximately 3h 47m to drive from Lille to Saarbrücken.

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Hop! offers flights from Lille Lesquin Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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Book your Lille to Saarbrücken bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 266+ hotels available in Saarbrücken. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lille to Lille Lesquin Airport is to shuttle which takes 20m and costs 8€.

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