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There are 5 ways to get from Paris to Saarbrücken by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Saarbruecken Hbf Ice / ...

65€ - 95€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Saarbrücken bus station N1305 / ...

11€ - 25€

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Est to Reims Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Reims, Rue du Général Estienne to Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse RegioJet

53€ - 90€

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Saarbrücken 392.4 km

40€ - 65€

Fly, bus, train  •  6h 10m

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

80€ - 260€

Paris to Saarbrücken by trains

The train journey time between Paris and Saarbrücken is around 1h 48m and covers a distance of around 378 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 47m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and TGV inOui, the Paris to Saarbrücken train service departs from Paris l'Est and arrives in Saarbruecken Hbf. Typically 17 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 48m
Fastest train time:
1h 47m
Trains per week:
17
Cheapest price:
65€
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:06
Last train departs at:
19:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Saarbrücken train schedules

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Conditions of entry into Germany from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in Germany

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No, entry into Germany from France is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saarbrücken is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saarbrücken is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saarbrücken is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Germany.

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Saarbrücken is to bus which costs 11€ - 25€ and takes 4h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Saarbrücken is to train. Taking this option will cost 65€ - 95€ and takes 1h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris and arriving at Saarbrücken bus station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Saarbruecken Hbf. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 47m.

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The distance between Paris and Saarbrücken is 342 km. The road distance is 392.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Saarbrücken without a car is to train which takes 1h 47m and costs 65€ - 95€.

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The train from Paris l'Est to Saarbruecken Hbf takes 1h 47m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Paris to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 1h 47m and costs 65€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 25€ and takes 4h 40m.

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  • Distance: 342 km
  • Duration: 1h 47m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Paris l'Est to Saarbruecken Hbf 3 times a day. Tickets cost 65€ - 95€ and the journey takes 1h 47m. TGV inOui also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Saarbrücken bus station 3 times a day. Tickets cost 20€ - 25€ and the journey takes 4h 40m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 180€
Train operators
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
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 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris-Est to Reims
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
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
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Reims, Rue du Général Estienne to Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
RegioJet
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
0€
Website
Mobiliteit

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Saarbrücken is 392 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Paris to Saarbrücken.

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Luxair offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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Book your Paris to Saarbrücken bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Saarbrücken. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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