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Trains from Charleroi to Saarbrücken

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Charleroi - Saarbrücken Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 19 daily trains from Charleroi to Saarbrücken. Traveling by train from Charleroi to Saarbrücken usually takes around 7 hours, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance140 mi (225 km)
Fastest train7h 0m
Lowest price$109.97
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Charleroi to Saarbrücken?

2 train services operate from Charleroi to Saarbrücken. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 14 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn147h 17m$149.11
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company57h 50m$140.77
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Charleroi to Saarbrücken start from $110, and on average cost . Daily there are 14 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Saarbrücken. Deutsche Bahn in Charleroi leaves from Roux . And in Saarbrücken trains arrive at Saarbrücken Hbf and 2 other train stations.

    From Charleroi to Saarbrücken train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 7 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Saarbrücken faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 0 minutes.

  • 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 Charleroi to Saarbrücken start from $110, and on average cost . Daily there are 5 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Saarbrücken. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Charleroi leaves from Roux and one other station. And in Saarbrücken trains arrive at Jägersfreude and 2 other train stations.

    From Charleroi to Saarbrücken train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 7 hours and 50 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 7 hours and 0 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Charleroi 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.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

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 Charleroi to Saarbrücken?

The distance between Charleroi and Saarbrücken is approximately 140 miles, or 225 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours,

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?

Trains from Charleroi to Saarbrücken are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Charleroi at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 Charleroi to Saarbrücken?

There are 19 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 Charleroi.

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 Charleroi?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Charleroi where you can board the train to Saarbrücken.

All train stations in Charleroi:

  • Roux

  • Marchienne-Zone

Where is the train station in Saarbrücken?

Arrival stations

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

Train stations in Saarbrücken:

  • Saarbrücken Hbf

  • Jägersfreude

  • Saarbrücken Ost

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