There are 9 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  •  4 h

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

$124 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Saarbrücken 299 / ...

$25 - $46

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Luxembourg Ic
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf Bus / ...

$59 - $96

Bus, train  •  8 h 23 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 47 min

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

$94 - $412

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Luxembourg, bus  •  5 h 13 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

$106 - $326

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to Saarbrucken  •  7 h 18 min

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

$288 - $834

Train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 27 min

  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

$170 - $413

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Saarbrücken is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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

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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 6 h 55 min.

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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 4 h.

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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 4 h and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 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 TGV, depart from Lille Flandres station.

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The best way to get from Lille to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 4 h and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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

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 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lille to Saarbrücken via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 6 h 55 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
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Luxembourg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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
Once daily
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
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
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
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 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 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $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 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 Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
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
Mobiliteit
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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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