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There are 4 ways to get from Saarbrücken to Forbach by train, bus, car or foot

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Train  •  10m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Saarbrucken-Hbf to Gare de Forbach Saarbrücken-Forbach-Metz / ...

$9 - $15

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Bus  •  21m

  1. Take the bus from Gutenbergstrasse to Gare Routière Forbach Ligne 30 / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Drive  •  14m

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Forbach 8.1 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2h 23m

  1. Walk from Saarbrücken to Forbach 7.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Forbach is to bus which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Forbach is to train which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gutenbergstrasse and arriving at Gare Routière Forbach. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Saarbrucken-Hbf and arriving at Gare de Forbach. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10m.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Forbach is 10 km. The road distance is 13 km.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Forbach without a car is to train which takes 10m and costs 8€ - 13€.

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The train from Gare de Saarbrucken-Hbf to Gare de Forbach takes 10m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Saarbrücken to Forbach bus services, operated by Regie des Transports de Forbach, depart from Gutenbergstrasse station.

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Saarbrücken to Forbach train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Saarbrucken-Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Forbach is to train which takes 10m and costs 8€ - 13€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 21m.

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Map of how to get from Saarbrücken to Forbach.
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  • Distance: 6 miles
  • Duration: 10m

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

SNCF operates a train from Saarbrücken to Forbach hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 10m. Deutsche Bahn also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Regie des Transports de Forbach operates a bus from Saarbrücken to Forbach hourly. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 21m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Saarbrucken-Hbf to Gare de Forbach
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$10 - $17
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 Forbach(F)
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Regie des Transports de Forbach
Phone
+33 (0) 03 87 29 39 29
Email
contact@tad-forbus.fr
Website
forbus.fr
Bus from Gutenbergstrasse to Gare Routière Forbach
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
forbus.fr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken to Forbach
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Saarbrücken to Forbach bus services, operated by Regie des Transports de Forbach, arrive at Gare Routière Forbach station.

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Saarbrücken to Forbach train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Forbach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saarbrücken to Forbach is 13 km. It takes approximately 14m to drive from Saarbrücken to Forbach.

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