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There are 4 ways to get from Trier to Saarbrücken by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Trier, Trier train to Saarbrücken 236

$5 - $9

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the rideshare from Trier to Saarbrücken 59.7 miles

$3 - $8

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Re
  2. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville Ter
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach(F)

$31 - $65

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Trier to Saarbrücken 60.2 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trier to Saarbrücken is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 7€ and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Trier to Saarbrücken is to drive which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 1h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trier, Trier train and arriving at Saarbrücken. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Trier to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Trier, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Saarbrücken Hbf via Gare de Luxembourg, Metz Ville and Forbach(F). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Trier and Saarbrücken is 64 km. The road distance is 96.3 km.

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The best way to get from Trier to Saarbrücken without a car is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs 4€ - 8€.

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The bus from Trier, Trier train to Saarbrücken takes 1h 15m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Trier to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Trier, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Trier to Saarbrücken is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs 4€ - 8€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 27€ - 60€ and takes 3h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Trier to Saarbrücken.
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  • Distance: 40.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

What companies run services between Trier, Germany and Saarbrücken, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Trier to Saarbrücken once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trier to Saarbrücken via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale, Gare de Luxembourg, Gare de Metz-Ville, Metz Ville, and Forbach(F) in around 3h 43m.

Train operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Metz Ville to Forbach(F)
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trier, Trier train to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Trier to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Trier to Saarbrücken train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Forbach(F) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trier to Saarbrücken is 96 km. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Trier to Saarbrücken.

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Book your Trier to Saarbrücken bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 270+ hotels available in Saarbrücken. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Trier and Saarbrücken. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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