Directions from Saarbrücken to Switzerland

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Recommended option

Train via Basel SBB  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$112 - $192

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saarbrücken to Zurich 195.5 miles

$21 - $23

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Zürich HB Ice / ...

$110 - $179

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Freiburg 011
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Zurich 107 / ...

$29 - $51

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Winterthur Ouibus

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Zürich 195.4 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH

$95 - $307

Questions & Answers

The distance between Saarbrücken and Switzerland is 286 km. The road distance is 313 km.

The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Switzerland is to rideshare which costs 18€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Switzerland is to drive which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

No, there is no direct train from Saarbrücken to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Saarbrücken Hbf and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Saarbrücken to Switzerland, including transfers.

What companies run services between Saarbrücken, Germany and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Saarbrücken to Zürich via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 5 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saarbrücken to Zürich via Freiburg, Zurich, and Zürich HB in around 6 h 39 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $36
1st Class
$50 - $60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saarbrücken to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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