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There are 11 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Luxembourg, bus

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Luxembourg (LUX)
  3. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof

Train, bus via Brussels

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Luxembourg
  4. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg P+R Bouillon
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
  4. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN)

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN)

Train to London City, fly to Luxembourg, bus

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Luxembourg (LUX)
  3. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof

Train to London City, fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf

Train to London Stansted, fly to Luxembourg, bus, train

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Luxembourg (LUX)
  3. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof
  4. Take the train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf
  5. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof, Saarbrücken to Flughafen, Saarbrücken Ensheim

Train to London Stansted, fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
United Kingdom → Germany
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International entry into Germany from United Kingdom

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Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from United Kingdom.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Germany.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) is to drive and car ferry which costs £80 - £130 and takes 8h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £190 - £230 and takes 6h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea station to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN). However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange and arriving at Flughafen, Saarbrücken Ensheim via Stansted Airport London, London, Victoria Green Line Station, Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière and Hauptbahnhof, Saarbrücken. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 4m.

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It is approximately 522 km to get from Southend-on-Sea to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN).

The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) without a car is to train which takes 8h 40m and costs £160 - £410.

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It takes approximately 8h 40m to get from Southend-on-Sea to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN), including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) bus services, operated by First, depart from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) is to train which takes 8h 40m and costs £160 - £410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19h 4m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Southend-on-Sea to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) bus services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Saarbrücken Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN).
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  • Distance: 521.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 40m

What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and Saarbrucken Airport (SCN), Germany?

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, Paris Est, Saarbrücken Hbf, and Hauptbahnhof, Saarbrücken in around 8h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, London Victoria Coach Station, London, Victoria Green Line Station, Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière, Saarbrücken Hbf, and Hauptbahnhof, Saarbrücken in around 19h 4m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €320
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €350
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €230
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Flights from London Stansted to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €340
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
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 Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
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 Paris l'Est to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€65 - €80
1st Class
€70 - €85
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €41
1st Class
€31 - €37
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€157
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
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 Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Süwex
Train from Merzig to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
vlexx
Phone
+49 6131 61012-11
Email
info@vlexx.de
Website
vlexx.de
Train from Merzig to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
vlexx
Bus operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
RegioJet
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
RegioJet
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
National Express
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
Saar-Mobil GmbH
Phone
06898 56 91 50
Email
post@saar-mobil.de
Website
saar-mobil.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof, Saarbrücken to Flughafen, Saarbrücken Ensheim
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Saar-Mobil GmbH
Ferry operators

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Saarbrucken Airport (SCN) is 1h ahead of Southend-on-Sea. It is currently 6:31 AM in Southend-on-Sea and 7:31 AM in Saarbrucken Airport (SCN).

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