There are 6 ways to get from Saarbrücken to Cologne by train, bus, rideshare or car

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 via Mannheim Hbf  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...

$81 - $121

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saarbrücken to Cologne 160.3 miles

$13 - $21

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 011 / ...

$26 - $41

Train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Ost to Trier Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Köln Süd Rb / ...

$61 - $96

Train Luxembourg Railways (CFL)  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Ost to Trier Süd Rb
  2. Take the train from Trier, Süd to Köln Hbf Re

$29 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Cologne 160.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Cologne is to rideshare which costs 11€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Cologne is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Cologne is 189 km. The road distance is 257.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Saarbrücken to Cologne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Saarbrücken to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Saarbrücken Hbf and arriving at Köln Hbf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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What companies run services between Saarbrücken, Germany and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Saarbrücken to Cologne via Mannheim Hbf in around 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Saarbrücken to Cologne 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Ost to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Trier Hbf to Köln Süd
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Ost to Trier Süd
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $36
1st Class
$50 - $60
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Trier Hbf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saarbrücken to Cologne
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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