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Saarbrücken Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Saarbrücken Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

SCN Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Saarbrücken Airport.

What to Expect

saarbrucken airport guideSaarbrücken Airport (code: SCN) has a small terminal that offers commuter flights and seasonal routes to leisure destinations. Amenities are limited to a landside bistro, an airside snack bar, a small duty-free shop, and a newsstand. In summer, a beer garden opens on the observation deck. WiFi is available for a fee. Economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Saarbrücken Airport

This airport closes nightly, one hour after the day’s last flight, so overnight stays are not possible. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Saarbrücken Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

airport loungeAirport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • SCN Business Lounge – Location: Airside, opposite the Take-Off Bar. Hours: First scheduled flight departure (approx 4:20AM) – after the last scheduled flight departure (approx. 9:15PM). Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Saarbrücken Airport Lounges

airport hotelsAirport Hotels

There are no hotels at Saarbrücken Airport, so you will need to drive into the city (approx. 20 minutes away) to find accommodation.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Saarbrücken, search deals and read traveller reviews.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Saarbrücken Airport.  Connect to the “Saarfy-free-WiFi” network.

airport infoMore Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Airport Tours – Find out what happens at the airport during a behind-the-scenes airport tour. Individual and group tours of the airport available for people over 6 years of age.

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs, operated by Sparkasse, are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside, next to the information desk.

Baby Care Facilities – To warm up baby food, ask the Take Off Bar or Bistro staff.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available free of charge on each level of the car park, inside and in front of the terminal building.

Children’s Lounge – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the Children’s Lounge located in front of the security checkpoint, airside.

Conference Facilities – Numerous conferences rooms are available for rent. Additional information unavailable.

Disabled Services – Services include restrooms for people with reduced mobility, public telephones, wheelchair accessible elevators, handicap parking and medical lifts for boarding the aircraft. Service requests must be indicated in advance.

Duty Free & Shopping – Fine Time Duty Free sells standard duty free goods during all international flights. The Airportshop sells magazines, newspapers, small gifts and snacks.

Food & Drink – At the time of writing, no 24-hour options are available. There is one first floor landside option (the Finetime Bistro) and one airside option (Take-Off Bar). The Panoramic Café with Beer Garden is open during the summer on the observation deck.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, there is an airport information desk available to provide assistance. Location: unknown.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Observation Deck – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck. Location: unknown.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Travel Agencies – If you are arriving in Saarbrücken and need local arrangements or help planning a really last minute trip abroad, there are a number of travel agencies with offices at the airport that can probably be of assistance. Alltours Reisecenter, Hetrich Reisen, L’Tur, Reise Outlet and TUI.

airport hoursAirport Hours

The airport terminal and information desk are open 2 hours before the first flight departure until 10:30PM. Sleeping in the airport overnight is not permitted.


Saarbrücken airport is served by the following airlines: Corendon • DAT • Eurowings • Sun Express • TUIFly.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Regional Bus line R10 travels between Saarbrucken – Airport – Assweiler and Blieskastel. The first and last stop on the line are at train stations, and the stop in Assweiler connects on with numerous other bus lines.

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available through the following companies: Auto Europe • Argus Car hire • Avis • Dertour • DriveFTI • Car Hire Market • Sunny Cars.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


The following companies operate a shuttle service: R & R Limousinenservice • TourService Kellner GmbH • Mein Flughafentransfer • myDriver.


Taxis are available in front of the terminal during departure and arrival times. Outside standard operating hours, you can call a taxi at the information desk.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.