There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Saarbrücken by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Re / ...

60€ - 113€

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Bus  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Saarbrücken N236 / ...

40€ - 50€

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Train via Salzburg  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Ec

118€ - 221€

Train, bus  •  13h 46m

  1. Take the train from Wien Westbahnhof to Linz Hbf 996 / ...
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the bus from Passau Train Station to Saarbrücken Bus Station

74€ - 109€

Drive  •  7h 41m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Saarbrücken 849 km

95€ - 150€

Fly to Saarbrucken  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Saarbrucken (SCN) VIE - SCN

196€ - 236€

Fly to Luxembourg, bus  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Luxembourg (LUX) VIE - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof

83€ - 371€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 49m

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

105€ - 495€

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Stuttgart (STR) VIE - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf

61€ - 322€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Saarbrücken is to bus which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 13h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Saarbrücken is to fly which costs 190€ - 240€ and takes 6h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Saarbrücken. Services depart twice daily, and operate Tuesday and Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 13h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Saarbruecken Hbf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 30m.

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The distance between Vienna and Saarbrücken is 696 km. The road distance is 849 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Saarbrücken without a car is to train which takes 9h 30m and costs 55€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 9h 30m to get from Vienna to Saarbrücken, including transfers.

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

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Vienna to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 9h 30m and costs 55€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 13h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 190€ - 240€ and takes 6h 30m.

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  • Distance: 695.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 30m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Saarbrücken, Germany?

You can take a train from Vienna to Saarbrücken via Mannheim Hbf in around 9h 30m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Saarbrücken twice daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 50€ and the journey takes 13h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Saarbrucken via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Vienna to Saarbrucken via Munich, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Vienna to Saarbrucken via Frankfurt, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 400€
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 400€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 500€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 500€
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 240€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
19€ - 180€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Saarbrucken via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 410€
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Vienna to Saarbrucken via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 180€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 300€
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
140€ - 190€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
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 Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 41€
1st Class
31€ - 37€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 28€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
18€ - 28€
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 19€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz to Linz, Linz central station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Flixtrain
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
NS
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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
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Passau Train Station to Saarbrücken Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Karat-S
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Luxexpo to Merzig, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
0€
Website
Mobiliteit

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There is no direct flight from Vienna Airport to Saarbrucken Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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

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Vienna to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Saarbruecken Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Saarbrücken is 849 km. It takes approximately 7h 41m to drive from Vienna to Saarbrücken.

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DAT Danish Air Transport, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Luxair offer flights from Vienna Airport to Saarbrucken Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Saarbrücken train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Vienna to Saarbrücken bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 279+ hotels available in Saarbrücken. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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