There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Saarbrücken by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf Re / ...

$115 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus via Strasbourg  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel City Center
  2. Take the bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Strasbourg
  3. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Saarbrücken 011 / ...

$19 - $30

8 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Saarbrücken 299

$20 - $35

Bus Eurolines CH  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Saarbrücken 011 / ...

$30 - $40

Train, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Saarbrücken 011 / ...

$59 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Saarbrücken 195.2 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Luxembourg, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Luxembourg (LUX) ZRH - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf

$73 - $287

Fly to Saarbrucken  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Saarbrucken (SCN) ZRH - SCN

$153 - $609

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR) ZRH - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf

$106 - $298

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf

$140 - $358

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Saarbrücken is to bus which costs SFr 18 - SFr 30 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Saarbrücken is to drive which takes 3 h 25 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 60.

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The distance between Zürich and Saarbrücken is 237 km. The road distance is 312 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Zürich to Saarbrücken, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Saarbrücken. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Saarbrücken Hbf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Saarbrücken, Germany?

You can take a train from Zürich to Saarbrücken via Mannheim Hbf in around 5 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Saarbrücken via Basel City Center, Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Basel EuroAirport, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, and Strasbourg in around 5 h 48 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Saarbrucken via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Saarbrucken via Frankfurt, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Saarbrucken via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Saarbrucken via Frankfurt, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Saarbrucken via Munich, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Zurich to Saarbrucken via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Saarbrucken via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Saarbrucken via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Zurich to Saarbrucken via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Zurich to Saarbrucken via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Saarbrucken via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $29
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $36
1st Class
$50 - $60
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $29
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Book at
eurolines.ch
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Rgtr
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu

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