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There are 12 ways to get from London to Saarbrücken by train, 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.

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Train  •  5h 8m

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

134€ - 303€

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Bus  •  12h 17m

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Saarbruecken Hbf Fb / ...

20€ - 26€

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Train, bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Luxembourg Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Saarbruecken Hbf Fb / ...

81€ - 201€

Bus via Brussels  •  12h 25m

  1. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Saarbrücken 299 / ...

36€ - 61€

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

222€ - 257€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 56m

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

96€ - 141€

Fly London City to Saarbrucken  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Saarbrucken (SCN) LCY - SCN

248€ - 849€

Fly London City to Luxembourg, bus  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Luxembourg (LUX) LCY - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Saarbruecken Hbf

52€ - 222€

Fly London Heathrow to Luxembourg, bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Luxembourg (LUX) LHR - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Saarbruecken Hbf

40€ - 210€

Fly London Stansted to Luxembourg, bus  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Luxembourg (LUX) STN - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Saarbruecken Hbf

35€ - 158€

Fly London City to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 46m

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

106€ - 371€

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

  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 Luxembourg to Saarbruecken Hbf

48€ - 409€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Saarbrücken is to bus which costs £17 - £23 and takes 12h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Saarbrücken is to fly which costs £210 - £750 and takes 5h 5m.

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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 Saarbruecken Hbf via Luxembourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 17m.

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The distance between London and Saarbrücken is 353 miles.

The best way to get from London to Saarbrücken without a car is to train which takes 5h 8m and costs £110 - £270.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from London to Saarbrücken, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 5h 8m and costs £110 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £23 and takes 12h 17m, you could also fly, which costs £210 - £750 and takes 5h 5m.

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Saarbrucken Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 30m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Saarbrücken.
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  • Distance: 353.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 8m

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, Gare Du Nord, Gare De L'est, and Paris Est in around 5h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Saarbrücken via Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière and Luxembourg in around 12h 17m.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Saarbrucken via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 800€
Flights from London City to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 420€
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850€ - 2800€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 380€
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
18€ - 190€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
65€ - 210€
Premier
160€ - 240€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 170€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
55€ - 170€
Premier
130€ - 200€
Deutsche Bahn

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 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
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 75€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
65€ - 75€
1st Class
90€ - 130€
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 31€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
43€ - 48€
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
19€ - 27€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
29€ - 45€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
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
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 28€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
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
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€ - 21€
Website
RegioJet
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 London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Saarbrücken is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 1:56 PM in London and 2:56 PM in Saarbrücken.

Luxair offers flights from London City Airport to Saarbrucken Airport.

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

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There are 317+ hotels available in Saarbrücken. Prices start at 47€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs £3 - £4.

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