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

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Train  •  4 h 9 min

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

$85 - $131

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Bus, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale S-Lex / ...
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Duesseldorf Hbf Re

$8 - $9

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf 011 / ...

$17 - $29

Rideshare  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf 171.9 miles

$14 - $22

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf 172.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Dusseldorf (DUS) SCN - DUS

$184 - $648

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Saarbrücken and arriving at Düsseldorf. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Saarbrücken Hbf and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Düsseldorf is 222 km. The road distance is 276 km.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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

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Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Saarbrücken Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Saarbrucken Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf.
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  • Distance: 138.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf via Mannheim Hbf in around 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Saarbrucken to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Saarbrucken to Dusseldorf via Luxembourg, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Saarbrucken to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Saarbrucken to Dusseldorf via Luxembourg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Saarbrucken to Dusseldorf via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Saarbrucken to Dusseldorf via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Dusseldorf via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Saarbrucken to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Dusseldorf via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Dusseldorf via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $36
1st Class
$50 - $60
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf is 276 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf.

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Hahn Air, easyJet, TUIfly and five other airlines offer flights from Saarbrucken Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Book your Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1037+ hotels available in Düsseldorf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Saarbrücken and Düsseldorf. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Saarbrucken Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs .

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