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About Saarbrücken Airport

Saarbrücken Airport, which is also known as Flughafen Saarbrücken or Ensheim Airport, is located in Saarbrücken, the capital of Saarland state of Germany. Despite of being a small airport, Saarbrücken Airport is open to both domestic and international flights. The airport offers transportation service for about 420 thousand passengers per year. The airport welcomes many airline companies including Air Berlin, Bulgarian Air Charter, Niki, Luxair, Eurowings, BMI Regional, Freebird Airlines, SunExpress, Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines.

Getting to the City Center from Saarbrücken Airport

There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to get to the city from Saarbrücken Airport. The airport is located 15 km south-east of the city. The most practical and cheapest way to get to the city is by regional city buses. Since the distance between the airport and the city is so short, it takes a maximum of 25 minutes. If you prefer a faster and more convenient method of transportation then you can take a taxi, which provide service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Other transportation alternatives to get to the city from the airport include shuttle services and rental cars.

Bus

There are many different bus lines that provide transportation to the city center from Saarbrücken Airport. Bus line 16 provides transportation from the airport to the railway station that is close to the city center. Bus line 16 runs every 15 to 20 minutes Monday through Friday, taking you directly to the Quai 9 platform of the Gare Centrale main railway station. You can get to Saarbrücken city center within 25 minutes. Since it is a city bus you can purchase the ticket directly from the driver. The latest fare for a one-way ticket was 1.50 euros. Bus 27 also provides transportation between Saarbrücken Airport and Brebach.

If you don’t come across any city buses at the airport then you can use the regional bus R10 to get to the city center. Bus R10 provides direct transportation to the city center from Saarbrücken Airport. Stops along the R10 line’s route are as follows: Blieskostel, Assweiler, Saarbrücken Airport and Saarbrücken. The R10 regional bus runs once per hour and takes about 28 to 30 minutes to get to the city center. The fare for a one-way ticket on the R10 bus is 2.30 euros. You can purchase tickets from the SaarBahn automated ticket machines at the airport or onboard from the driver. There are many different ticket varieties available, including single daily tickets, daily group (5 adults) tickets, weekly tickets, monthly tickets, and yearly tickets.

Taxi

Taxis are a convenient way to get to the city center from the airport. Taxis are readily available at the terminal exit. It takes about 15 to 20 minutes to get to the city via taxi and costs about 35 euros. If you plan to take a taxi to the city center from the airport then we recommend using the most popular and reliable taxi companies. Taxi Zentrale (+49681155000) and Taxibetrieb Frank Reiser (+491728934720) are two such companies.

Rental Car

There are many well-known international rental car companies, such as Hertz, Europcar, Budget/Avis, and Sixt, at Saarbrücken Airport as well as local German companies. If you want to rent the most suitable vehicle for your budget simply make a reservation in advance and make sure to have an internationally valid driver’s license. After you pick up your vehicle at the airport take the L108 Brebach road to connect to the B406 motorway.

Another option is to use the A6 motorway, which connects Saarbrücken Airport with the city; that will take about 10 minutes. Take Fechingen, located at the airport exit, toward Münheim to connect to the A6 motorway.

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2017
Getting to Saarbrücken Airport from the City Center

Public transportation in Saarbrücken is quite developed and getting to the airport from the city center is incredibly easy and cheap. The bus network in the city offers a variety of alternatives, all of which provide reliable and comfortable transportation between the airport and the city center. Saarbrücken Airport, which is located only 15 km from the city center, is also accessible by taxi or rental car. It takes an average of 20 to 25 minutes to get to the airport from the city center.

Bus

City bus number 16 departs from the Quai 9 platform of the Gare Centrale main railway station, which is located in close proximity to Saarbrücken city center. This bus provides direct transportation to Saarbrücken Airport in about 25 minutes. The most current fare for a one-way ticket on this bus was 1.50 euros. Since it is a city bus you have to pay the bus fare with the driver. In addition, bus number 27 provides transportation between Brebach and Saarbrücken Airport.

Another alternative in addition to city buses are the R10 regional buses. The R10 bus provides direct transportation to Saarbrücken Airport from the city center. The stops along this line’s route are as follows: Saarbrücken, Saarbrücken Airport, Assweiler and Blieskostel. This bus only runs once per hour. It takes about 28 to 30 minutes to get to the airport from the city center via the R10 regional bus. The most current ticket fare for the R10 bus was 2.30 euros. The R10 bus provides easy and affordable transportation to the airport. You can purchase a ticket from the bus driver or from the SaarBahn automated ticket machines located at most of the stops in the city.

Taxi

Taxis are another practical and convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport from the city. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes to get to Saarbrücken Airport from the city via taxi. Although the distance between the city and the airport is quite short, the fare for this 15-minute trip is usually between 30 to 35 euros. There are various taxi companies in the city that you can call to instantly get a vehicle, such as Taxi Zentrale (+49681155000) and Taxibetrieb Frank Reiser (+491728934720).

Rental Car

There are various international rental car companies as well as local rental car companies in Saarbrücken that you can rent a vehicle from. The airport is connected to the A6 motorway. It takes about 10 minutes to get to airport from the city by car. Take the A6 motorway towards Münheim and then take the Fechingen exit. Another option is to go from L108 Brebach using the B406 motorway.

Airport Information

Saarbrücken International Airport is located 15 km southeast of Saarbrücken city center. The airport offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flight needs. The airport contains various eating, drinking, and rest areas that passengers can take advantage of. If you are a fan of shopping at the airport then you should definitely go to Heinemann, the duty-free shop, and Airportshop stores at Saarbrücken Airport.

There are also restaurants and cafes where passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink including Bistro Finetime, Take-Off Bar, and Panoramic Café with Beer Garden, which has a striking view. The airport also features travel agencies, rental car offices, shuttle service providers, ATMs, banks, currency exchange offices, VIP lounges, and free internet access.

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2017

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