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There are 7 ways to get from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Mannheim  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen 1-Y / ...

SFr 92 - SFr 190

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport N236
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Schaffhausen 306

SFr 25 - SFr 43

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Train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Offenburg to Singen(Hohentwiel) Re / ...

SFr 61 - SFr 127

Bus, train  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Zurich 299
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 183-Y / ...

SFr 41 - SFr 73

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen 187.2 miles

SFr 35 - SFr 60

Fly from Saarbrucken, train  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Zurich (ZRH) SCN - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen

SFr 173 - SFr 589

Bus to Luxembourg, fly, train  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbruecken Hbf to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen

SFr 93 - SFr 308

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 8h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Saarbrücken and arriving at Schaffhausen via Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Saarbruecken Hbf and arriving at Schaffhausen via Mannheim Hbf and Basel Bad Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 21m.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Schaffhausen is 209 km. The road distance is 299.6 km.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen without a car is to train via Mannheim which takes 5h 21m and costs 80€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen is to train via Mannheim which takes 5h 21m and costs 80€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 8h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen.
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  • Distance: 130.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between Saarbrücken, Germany and Schaffhausen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen via Mannheim Hbf and Basel Bad Bf in around 5h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen via Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport in around 8h 15m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 850
Flights from Saarbrucken to Zurich via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 850
Flights from Saarbrucken to Zurich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 500
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 850
Flights from Saarbrucken to Zurich via Luxembourg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 800
Flights from Saarbrucken to Zurich via Hamburg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 850
Flights from Saarbrucken to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 500
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 360
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Offenburg to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 30 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 50 - SFr 55
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 65
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
SFr 27 - SFr 40
1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
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 Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 18
1st Class
SFr 20 - SFr 35
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 to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saarbrücken to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbruecken Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 5
Website
Mobiliteit

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There is no direct flight from Saarbrucken Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Schaffhausen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen is 300 km. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen.

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easyJet, Eurowings, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Saarbrucken Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Saarbrücken to Schaffhausen bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Schaffhausen. Prices start at SFr 67 per night.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Saarbrucken Airport is to taxi which takes 14m and costs 35€ - 45€.

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