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There are 4 ways to get from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof by bus, train or car

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Europe Gare routière to Merzig, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf

Train

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Konz
  2. Take the train from Konz to Saarbruecken Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof

Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof by bus

The bus journey time between Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station and Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof is around 2h 15m and covers a distance of around 105 km. This includes an average layover time of around 41 min. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 38m. Operated by VD Luxembourg Transit and Luxembourg Railways (CFL), the Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof bus service departs from Pfaffenthal, Halte CFL and arrives in Saarbrücken Hbf. Typically 71 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
1h 34m
Layover time:
41 min
Total time:
2h 15m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
1h 38m
Bus distance:
105 km
Buses per week:
71
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:39
Last bus departs at:
22:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof bus schedules

Departing Thursday, October 28, 2021

Luxembourg → Germany
Partially open

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International entry into Germany from Luxembourg

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Luxembourg
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Luxembourg

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Luxembourg
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, France, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Luxembourg

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Luxembourg.

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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 Hauptbahnhof is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof 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 Luxembourg from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 27 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof is to bus and train which costs €7 - €10 and takes 2h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof is to drive which costs €11 - €17 and takes 1h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof. However, there are services departing from Pfaffenthal, Halte CFL and arriving at Saarbrücken Hbf via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof. However, there are services departing from Kirchberg, Rout Bréck - Pafendall and arriving at Saarbruecken Hbf via Luxembourg and Konz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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It is 75 km from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof. It is approximately 101.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 4m and costs €7 - €10.

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It takes approximately 2h 4m to get from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof, including transfers.

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Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof bus services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière station.

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Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof is to bus which takes 2h 33m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €16 - €22 and takes 3h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof.
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  • Distance: 75 km
  • Duration: 2h 4m

What companies run services between Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station, Luxembourg and Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof, Germany?

Luxembourg Railways (CFL) operates a bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf hourly, and the journey takes 1h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof via Kirchberg, Rout Bréck - Pafendall , Luxembourg, Gare Centrale, Luxembourg, and Konz in around 3h 45m.

Train operators
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Konz to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Süwex
Website
delfi.de
Train from Merzig to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Konz, Bahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
vlexx
Phone
+49 6131 61012-11
Email
info@vlexx.de
Website
vlexx.de
Train from Merzig to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
vlexx
Train from Konz, Bahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
vlexx
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Konz to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
Bus operators
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Europe Gare routière to Merzig, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)

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Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof bus services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Saarbrücken Hbf station.

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Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Saarbruecken Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof is 102 km. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg Station to Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof.

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