There are 9 ways to get from Saarbrücken to Lyon by train, bus, car, taxi or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Gare De L'est  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$174 - $219

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Cfb / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Luxembourg > Thionville > Metz > Nancy > Dijon > Lyon - gare routière Perrache

$20 - $28

7 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N730

$30 - $55

Train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$144 - $167

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Lyon 326.9 miles

$70 - $110

Train, taxi to Metz/Nancy, fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Forbach(F)
  2. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Rémilly
  3. Take a taxi from Rémilly to Metz/Nancy
  4. Fly from Metz/Nancy (ETZ) to Lyon (LYS) ETZ - LYS

$138 - $525

Fly from Saarbrucken  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Lyon (LYS) SCN - LYS

$157 - $610

Train to Strasbourg, fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS

$97 - $427

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lyon (LYS) FRA - LYS

$132 - $361

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

You can take a train from Saarbrücken to Lyon via Paris Est, Gare De L'est, Gare De Lyon - Van Gogh, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 4 h 31 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Saarbrücken to Lyon twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Lyon via Hamburg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Saarbrucken to Lyon via Luxembourg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Saarbrucken to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Saarbrucken to Lyon via Luxembourg, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Saarbrucken to Lyon via Berlin Tegel, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Saarbrucken to Lyon via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Saarbrucken to Lyon via Munich, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Saarbrucken to Lyon via Luxembourg, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Lyon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Saarbrucken to Lyon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Lyon via Luxembourg, Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Forbach(F)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Metz Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$125 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$125 - $140
1st Class
$150 - $250
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Forbach(F) to Rémilly
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$18 - $29
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Luxembourg to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
Taxi from Rémilly to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Taxi Metz
Phone
+33 3 87 76 91 92
Website
taximetz.com
Potier Jean-Claude
Phone
+33 3 87 32 39 98
Taxi Cafora
Phone
+33 6 03 18 22 87

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Saarbrücken and Lyon is 420 km. The road distance is 523 km.

The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Lyon is to bus which costs 16€ - 23€ and takes 9 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Lyon is to train and taxi and fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs 110€ - 430€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Saarbrücken and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Saarbrücken to Lyon, including transfers.