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There are 6 ways to get from Saarbrücken to Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Brussels-North train station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière
  2. Take the train from Arlon to Bruxelles-Luxembourg

Bus via Luxembourg

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to Brussels, Gare du Midi

Drive

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly

  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 Brussels (BRU)

Bus to Luxembourg, fly

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Brussels (BRU)

Saarbrücken to Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Saarbrücken and Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek is around 5h 3m and covers a distance of around 324 km. This includes an average layover time of around 24 min. Operated by FlixBus and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Saarbrücken to Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek service departs from Saarbrücken bus station and arrives in Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
5h 3m Average Duration
€20 Cheapest Price
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Germany → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Germany

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Bahrain, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Andorra, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mayotte, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, San Marino, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Taiwan

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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Belgium.

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Last updated: 20 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek is to bus which costs €20 - €26 and takes 5h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 56m.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek is 257 km. The road distance is 306.7 km.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek without a car is to bus which takes 5h 3m and costs €20 - €26.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Saarbrücken to Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saarbrücken to Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek is 307 km. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Saarbrücken to Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek.

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Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 424+ hotels available in Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Saarbrücken to Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek.
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  • Distance: 257.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 3m

What companies run services between Saarbrücken, Germany and Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Campus Etterbeek, Belgium?

FlixBus operates a bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Brussels-North train station once daily. Tickets cost €17 - €21 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €410
Flights from Luxembourg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Luxembourg to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Luxembourg to Brussels via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €300
Flights from Luxembourg to Brussels via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €120
Flights from Luxembourg to Brussels via Porto
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€20 - €120
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€490 - €750
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Arlon to Bruxelles-Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €25
1st Class
€26 - €40
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Süwex
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €41
1st Class
€31 - €37
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
RegioJet

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