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There are 6 ways to get from Saarbrücken to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car 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.

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Train  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...

€65 - €95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Paris N1305 / ...

€11 - €25

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse to Reims, Rue du Général Estienne RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Reims to Paris-Est Tgv

€48 - €91

Rideshare  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the rideshare from Saarbrücken to Paris 392.2 km

€18 - €35

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Paris Gallieni 393 km

€40 - €65

Bus, fly  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Paris CDG (CDG) LUX - CDG

Saarbrücken to Paris by train

The train journey time between Saarbrücken and Paris is around 1h 52m and covers a distance of around 378 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 51m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and TGV inOui, the Saarbrücken to Paris train service departs from Saarbruecken Hbf and arrives in Paris l'Est. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 52m
Fastest train time:
1h 51m
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
€65
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:00
Last train departs at:
21:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Saarbrücken to Paris train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Paris is to bus which costs €11 - €25 and takes 4h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Paris is to train which costs €65 - €95 and takes 1h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Saarbrücken bus station station and arriving at Paris. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Saarbruecken Hbf and arriving at Paris l'Est. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Paris is 342 km. The road distance is 393 km.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Paris without a car is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs €65 - €95.

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The train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Paris l'Est takes 1h 51m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Saarbrücken to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Saarbruecken Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Paris is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs €65 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €25 and takes 4h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Saarbrücken to Paris.
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  • Distance: 342 km
  • Duration: 1h 51m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Paris l'Est 3 times a day. Tickets cost €65 - €95 and the journey takes 1h 51m. TGV inOui also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Paris 3 times a day. Tickets cost €20 - €25 and the journey takes 4h 40m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €210
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€65 - €80
1st Class
€70 - €85
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Reims to Paris-Est
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse to Paris, Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse to Reims, Rue du Général Estienne
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Saarbrücken to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saarbrücken to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €35
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blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Saarbrücken to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saarbrücken to Paris is 393 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Saarbrücken to Paris.

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Luxair offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Saarbrücken to Paris train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Saarbrücken to Paris bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 2400+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at €75 per night.

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

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