COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Germany. Learn More.

There are 12 ways to get from London to Saarbrücken by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Saarbruecken Hbf Ice / ...

182€ - 441€

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the night bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Londres > Bruxelles centre - gare Midi > Amsterdam centre - Sloterdijk
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Saarbrücken 1929 / ...

34€ - 41€

10 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Arlon / Aarlen Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf L40

Bus  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf L40

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 38m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Saarbrücken

218€ - 254€

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 13m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Saarbrücken

75€ - 156€

Fly London City to Luxembourg, bus, train  •  6h 11m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Luxembourg (LUX) LCY - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf

49€ - 245€

Fly London Heathrow to Luxembourg, bus, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Luxembourg (LUX) LHR - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf

63€ - 265€

Fly London Heathrow to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) LHR - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf

85€ - 369€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Luxembourg, bus  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Luxembourg (LUX) LGW - LUX
  3. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof

127€ - 425€

Fly London Stansted to Luxembourg, bus, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Luxembourg (LUX) STN - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf

51€ - 500€

Fly London Heathrow to Dusseldorf, train  •  9h 4m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf

96€ - 455€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Germany

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Germany. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Germany.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Germany.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Germany from June 15.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Germany

Some lockdown measures have been lifted in Germany, starting July 6.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Germany

Lockdown measures are currently in place for United Kingdom. Leaving United Kingdom may be in violation of local restrictions.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

Last updated: August 11 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Saarbrücken is to night bus and bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 13h 30m.

More details

The quickest way to get from London to Saarbrücken is to train which costs £160 - £400 and takes 5h 14m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from London station to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from London, Victoria Green Line Station and arriving at Saarbrücken Hbf via Luxembourg, Gare routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 45m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from London to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Saarbruecken Hbf via Paris l'Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 14m.

More details

The distance between London and Saarbrücken is 566 km.

The best way to get from London to Saarbrücken without a car is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs £160 - £400.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from London to Saarbrücken, including transfers.

More details

London to Saarbrücken bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from London, Victoria Green Line Station.

More details

London to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

More details

The best way to get from London to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs £160 - £400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12h 45m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from London to Saarbrücken.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 565.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between London, England and Saarbrücken, Germany?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Saarbrücken via Paris Nord and Paris l'Est in around 5h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Saarbrücken via Luxembourg, Gare routière in around 12h 45m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 3000€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 450€
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 4000€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 420€
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 4000€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
21€ - 450€
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
110€ - 140€
Standard Premier
160€ - 210€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
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 Paris l'Est to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
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 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Paris l'Est to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
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€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Arlon / Aarlen
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
1st Class
26€ - 40€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
146€
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
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
Regentalbahn
Train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 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
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
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
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
National Express Rail
Bus operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
Night bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
0€
Website
Mobiliteit
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 55€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
27€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
7€
2-bed inside cabin
40€ - 55€

Want to know more about travelling around Germany

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from London City Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

Search flights

London to Saarbrücken bus services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Saarbrücken Hbf station.

More details

Saarbrücken is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 10:51 PM in London and 11:51 PM in Saarbrücken.

London to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Saarbruecken Hbf station.

More details

Luxair offers flights from London City Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

Search flights

There are 339+ hotels available in Saarbrücken. Prices start at 87€ per night.

More details

The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

More details