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Zell am See - Saarbrücken Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 57 daily trains from Zell am See to Saarbrücken. Traveling by train from Zell am See to Saarbrücken usually takes around 11 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 8 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance298 mi (479 km)
Fastest train9h 0m
Lowest price$122.04
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Zell am See to Saarbrücken?

2 train services operate from Zell am See to Saarbrücken. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 46 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn1110h 1m$190.52
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company4610h 46m$162.22
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Zell am See to Saarbrücken start from $122, and on average cost . Daily there are 46 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Saarbrücken. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Zell am See leaves from Train Station . And in Saarbrücken trains arrive at Scheidt(Saar) and 2 other train stations.

    From Zell am See to Saarbrücken train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 10 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Saarbrücken faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 0 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Zell am See to Saarbrücken during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Zell am See to Saarbrücken?

The distance between Zell am See and Saarbrücken is approximately 298 miles, or 479 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 35 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Zell am See to Saarbrücken on Tuesday. Tickets for Tuesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Tuesday. Tuesday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Zell am See at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Zell am See to Saarbrücken?

There are 57 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Saarbrücken to Zell am See.

City Information

Saarbrücken

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Saarbrücken is the largest city in the German state, Saarland. Germany's border with France bounds Saarbrücken on the city's west side. The bulk of attractions, accommodations, and businesses are located along the river Saar, which gave the city its name.

One of its most iconic landmarks is the stone bridge over the river Saar, built in the 16th century. Nearby, you’ll see the Saarbrücken Castle, an imposing Baroque castle that now hosts the Historical Museum Saar. From the castle, cross the river to the right bank, where you can stroll around the historic old quarter of the city and visit the Old Town Hall.

When it comes to dining, Saarbrücken certainly will not disappoint. Since the city has frequently changed hands between France and Germany as borders were drawn and redrawn, the cuisine implements the best of both cultures. St. Johanner Markt is a lively area dotted with bars, restaurants, and bistros to experience the hearty fare of Saarland.

Saarbrücken offers plenty of ground transportation options to head east into Germany or west into France. FlixBus, Sindbad, and BlaBlaCarBus operate most intercity bus service from the city. Travelers can also access the efficient German rail network, Deutsche Bahn, for both short and long-haul train routes.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Zell am See?

Main departure station: Train Station

There is one train station in Zell am See.

All train stations in Zell am See:

  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Saarbrücken?

Main arrival station: Scheidt(Saar)

There are more train stations and stops in Saarbrücken than most cities. Most trains from Zell am See will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Saarbrücken:

Train stations in Saarbrücken:

  • Scheidt(Saar)

  • Schafbrücke

  • Dudweiler

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