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

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Train  •  9h 27m

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

132€ - 207€

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Bus  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Saarbrücken 036

40€ - 70€

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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

75€ - 167€

Bus, train  •  16h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Mannheim Central Bus Station Varna - Dortmund / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to St Ingbert Re

87€ - 126€

Drive  •  7h 41m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Saarbrücken 530.6 miles

95€ - 140€

Fly to Saarbrucken  •  6h 5m

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

201€ - 754€

Fly to Luxembourg, bus  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Luxembourg (LUX) VIE - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Saarbruecken Hbf

70€ - 267€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 46m

  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

84€ - 286€

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 12m

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

93€ - 270€

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Saarbrücken is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 13h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Saarbrücken is to fly which costs 200€ - 800€ and takes 6h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Saarbrücken. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 30m.

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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 27m.

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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 27m and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 9h 27m 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 Railjet, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 9h 27m and costs 130€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 13h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 200€ - 800€ and takes 6h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Saarbrücken.
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  • Distance: 434.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 27m

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 27m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Saarbrücken once daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 70€ and the journey takes 13h 30m.

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
190€ - 900€
Flights from Vienna to Saarbrucken via Munich, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 800€
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Saarbrucken via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Vienna to Saarbrucken via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
Train operators
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
oebb.at
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
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 28€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 110€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 24€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

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 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to St Ingbert
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 31€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
43€ - 48€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 27€
1st Class
38€ - 41€
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
10€ - 15€
Website
RegioJet
Zssk
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
slovakrail.sk
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
31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Karat-S
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
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, 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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easyJet, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Luxair offer flights from Vienna Airport to Saarbrucken Airport.

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There are 322+ hotels available in Saarbrücken. Prices start at 46€ per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 6€ - 10€.

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