While the distance between Saturn and the sun varies depending on Saturn's location along its orbit, it averages a distance of 886 million miles from the sun. Saturn is 838 million miles from the sun at the closest point in its orbit and 938 million miles away at its farthest.
Saturn is 9 1/2 times farther away from the sun than the Earth is. At the their closest, the Earth and Saturn are separated by 746 million miles, while at their farthest, the two planets are separated by a little over a billion miles. When they are farthest apart, Saturn and Earth are on opposite sides of the sun.