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

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Train  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Strasbourg Re
  2. Take the train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB Strasbourg - Mulhouse - Bâle / ...

SFr 71 - SFr 117

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Bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Bern N506

SFr 36 - SFr 58

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Train via Sarreguemines  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB Strasbourg - Mulhouse - Bâle / ...

SFr 53 - SFr 112

Drive  •  3h 9m

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Solothurn 186.7 miles

SFr 35 - SFr 60

Bus to Luxembourg, fly to Zurich, train  •  5h 25m

  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 Solothurn

SFr 106 - SFr 333

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL

SFr 152 - SFr 408

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The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Solothurn is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Solothurn is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saarbrücken to Solothurn. However, there are services departing from Saarbrücken and arriving at Solothurn, Baseltor via Bern, Neufeld P+R and Bern, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Saarbrücken to Solothurn. However, there are services departing from Saarbruecken Hbf and arriving at Solothurn via Gare de Strasbourg, Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 47m.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Solothurn is 228 km. The road distance is 298.7 km.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Solothurn without a car is to train which takes 4h 47m and costs 60€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Saarbrücken to Solothurn, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Solothurn is to train which takes 4h 47m and costs 60€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 6h 42m.

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  • Distance: 142.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

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

You can take a train from Saarbrücken to Solothurn via Strasbourg, Gare de Strasbourg, Gare de Basel-SBB, Basel SBB, and Olten in around 4h 47m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Saarbrücken to Solothurn 5 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 20 - SFr 35 and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 900
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 370
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 45
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 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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 14 - SFr 22
1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 50
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
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 Zürich Flughafen to Solothurn
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken to Bern
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 35
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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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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Saarbrücken to Solothurn train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Basel-SBB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saarbrücken to Solothurn is 299 km. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Saarbrücken to Solothurn.

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FlexFlight ApS and Swiss offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 166+ hotels available in Solothurn. Prices start at SFr 75 per night.

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