How to travel from Saarbrücken to Forbach

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Travel Information from Saarbrücken to Forbach

distanceDistance5 miles (8 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $5
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $5 (€5) • 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Travel 5 miles (8 km) by bus or train to Forbach from Saarbrücken. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Saarbrücken to Forbach.

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Travel between Saarbrücken, Germany and Forbach, France is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Forbach from Saarbrücken?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Forbach, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 5/22/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Saarbrücken and Forbach.

The current restriction level for returning to Saarbrücken, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Saarbrücken, Germany from Forbach, France?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Saarbrücken from Forbach?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Which rules do I need to follow in Saarbrücken, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/22/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Saarbrücken from Forbach here.

You can travel between Saarbrücken and Forbach 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Forbach from Saarbrücken is by taking a bus, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Forbach:

A bus is $2 (€2) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Saarbrücken to Forbach costing on average $5 (€5).

The quickest way to travel to Forbach from Saarbrücken is by train, which takes on average 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 25 min   of travel time.

The Saarbrücken to Forbach distance is around 5 miles (8 km).

The average frequency per day from Saarbrücken to Forbach is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Saarbrücken and Forbach as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Saarbrücken to Forbach:

  • Buses from Saarbrücken to Forbach most often leave from Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof and arrive in Forbach, Gare Routière.
  • Trains from Saarbrücken to Forbach most often leave from Saarbrücken Hbf and arrive in Gare de Forbach.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Saarbrücken to Forbach, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Forbach. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Saarbrücken to Forbach tickets on Omio for $3 (€3).
  • Travel with SNCF | TER to go to Forbach by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TER Saarbrücken to Forbach tickets on Omio for $5 (€5).

Yes, there are direct services available from Saarbrücken to Forbach with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Forbach as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Saarbrücken to Forbach.

Many of our customers traveling from Saarbrücken to Forbach don't make Forbach their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Forbach are Paris, Metz or Luxembourg, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Forbach to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Saarbrücken to Forbach, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $3 (€3) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $5 (€5) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Saarbrücken to Forbach online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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