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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Fulda Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Fulda Bahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Nürnberg Hbf to Saarbrücken bus station

Train via Erfurt

  1. Take the train from Glauchau, Bahnhof to Erfurt Hbf
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Lichtenfels
  3. Take the train from Lichtenfels to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  4. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Saarbrücken bus station

Drive

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Saarbrücken

Train to Leipzig, fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf

Train to Dresden, fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly to Frankfurt

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  5. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf

Train, train to Berlin Brandenburg, fly to Saarbrucken

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to S Südkreuz Bhf
  3. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Saarbrucken (SCN)
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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Saarbrücken is to bus which costs €30 - €40 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Saarbrücken is to drive which costs €80 - €120 and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau to Saarbrücken station. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Saarbrücken bus station via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Saarbrücken Hbf via Leipzig Hbf, Fulda Bahnhof and Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 24m.

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It is 425 km from Zwickau to Saarbrücken. It is approximately 546.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Saarbrücken without a car is to train which takes 8h 24m and costs €120 - €200.

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It takes approximately 8h 24m to get from Zwickau to Saarbrücken, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Saarbrücken bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Zwickau to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 8h 24m and costs €120 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 9h 5m.

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  • Distance: 425.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 24m

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

You can take a train from Zwickau to Saarbrücken via Leipzig Hbf, Fulda Bahnhof, and Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof in around 8h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwickau to Saarbrücken via Nürnberg Hbf in around 9h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €210
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €200
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €200
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €220
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €260
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Dresden to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €200
Train operators
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 Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Glauchau, Bahnhof to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Hof Hbf to Lichtenfels
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Lichtenfels to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Leipzig Hbf to Fulda Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Fulda Bahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Süwex
ÖBB EuroCity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
ÖBB EuroCity
vlexx
Phone
+49 6131 61012-11
Email
info@vlexx.de
Website
vlexx.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
vlexx
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Hof Hbf to Lichtenfels
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
agilis.de
ÖBB Intercity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
ÖBB Intercity
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nürnberg Hbf to Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Frankfurt - Main bus station to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Leipzig Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Zwickau to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Saarbrücken Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Saarbrücken is 546 km. It takes approximately 4h 40m to drive from Zwickau to Saarbrücken.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Leipzig Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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