Saarbrücken Airport

It is situated approximately 15 km from downtown. The traveller flow in 2018 was 0.4 million passengers. Saarbrücken Airport is the hub for Luxair.


Balthasar-Goldstein-Straße, 66131 Saarbrücken, Germany

Minimum Connection Time in Saarbrücken Airport

The most important factor to know when a route has a connecting flight is the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in the airport. It is always better to check it before booking a flight ticket. When claiming for compensation for a missed connection, a traveller should know the MCT. Below you can see the MCT in Saarbrücken Airport for connecting flights.

  • Between domestic flights: 20 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 60 min.

Saarbrücken Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the sections - sometimes different buildings - that make it possible for air passengers to move between the areas for boarding and disembarking from the plane and ground transport. It is crucial to check which terminal you are departing from or transferring through, due to the fact that terminals in larger airports may be far from each other and travellers require more time to get to the necessary one. There is 1 Terminal in Saarbrücken Airport.

Terminal 1 – Eurowings, Luxair, SunExpress, and TUI fly Deutschland

How to get to / from Saarbrücken Airport

It can be difficult to find the best way to get to the centre of the city when visiting a destination for the first time. It is not always possible to take public transportation directly from the airport and taxis are often pricey. It is advisable to review all the transport options prior to travelling so you can schedule your trip appropriately. 

Bus to the city centre

  • Line R10 (regional bus)
    Direction: Saarbrücken Central Station
    Travel time (approx.): 30 min. to the Central Station
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 2.60 EUR, children single ticket starts from 2 EUR

Taxi to city centre

  • Pick up point: in front of the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 35 EUR

Where to have a rest in Saarbrücken Airport

Sometimes travellers have prolonged waiting times between flights, such as overnight layovers or a delayed flight until the next day. When this happens, it is essential for passengers to know where they can unwind and pass their time between flights.

Business Lounge in Saarbrücken Airport

Lounges are facilities in the airport which provide passengers with services, such as food, drinks, relaxation spaces, free WIFI and showers, so that passengers can wait in comfort.

  • SCN Business Lounge
    Location: Gate area
    Price: access is granted in accordance with the provisions of the airlines and the airport lounge programs

Hotels: Saarbrücken Airport

If your flight departs the next day or the lounges are not suitable, you can opt for staying in a hotel close to the airport. Whereas some hotels are inside the airport building, with others passengers may need to leave the airport to reach the nearest hotel. We have chosen a selection of hotel options in the event you opt to stay overnight before your flight.

  • Mercure Saarbruecken Sued Hotel
    Price: from 60 EUR per night
    Address: Zinzinger Str. 9, 66117 Saarbrücken, Germany
    Contact: +49 68 158630
    Website: click
  • Motel One Saarbrücken Hotel
    Price: from 88 EUR per night
    Address: Schillerpl. 4, 66111 Saarbrücken, Germany
    Contact: +49 68 18839960
    Website: click
  • ibis budget Hotel Saarbruecken Ost Hotel
    Price: from 51 EUR per night
    Address: Mainzer Str. 171, 66121 Saarbrücken, Germany
    Contact: +49 40 5002220, email:
    Website: click

Saarbrücken Airport restaurants and cafes

Feeling hungry or thirsty while travelling is the last thing you want. Whether you require a simple breakfast before an early flight, an unhurried lunch during a long layover, or to simply grab something to eat while on board, we have various options for you to make sure you don’t become hungry during your trip. 

  • Finetime
    Description: self-service bistro
    Location: Level 1
  • Take-Off Bar
    Description: self-service bistro
    Location: Gate area, after security
  • Panoramic Café with Beer Garden
    Description: fresh meals and beverages
    Location: Airport area

Saarbrücken Airport shopping

If you are that type of traveller who tends to leave your holiday souvenir purchasing to the very last minute, or just need to pass some time before flying, then it’s worth visiting the airport shops. To find the best shops for your needs, check out at the guide below. 

  • Flughafen SCN Duty Free
    Description: perfume, snacks, souvenirs, spirits and other goods
    Location: Airport area
  • Airportshop
    Description: souvenirs
    Location: Airport area

Saarbrücken Airport: Car rental options

Some destinations are worth travelling through by car, or it might be essential for your trip to travel by car. The list below will enable you to pick the right car hire company for your trip.

  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Contact: +49 68 1967500
  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: +49 89 66060060
  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 08:00 AM - 10:30 PM, Sat: 09:00 AM - 10:30 PM, Sun: 10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
    Contact: +49 68 939499280

Other Saarbrücken Airport services you might need

No other services available for this airport.

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