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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Metz by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Paris Est  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Metz Ville Tgv

$201 - $251

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Bus, train  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam - Schipol Airport to Luxembourg Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville Luxembourg - Metz-Ville / ...

$22 - $51

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Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Metz N836

$27 - $50

Train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Luxembourg Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville Ter

$86 - $141

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Metz 291.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Luxembourg (LUX) AMS - LUX
  2. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville

$92 - $308

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Strasbourg (SXB) AMS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville

$123 - $466

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Metz is to bus and train which costs 19€ - 45€ and takes 11 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Metz is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Metz. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Metz. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Metz Ville via Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Metz is 373 km. The road distance is 466.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Metz without a car is to train which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 170€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Amsterdam to Metz, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Metz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Metz train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Metz is to train which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 170€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Metz.
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  • Distance: 233.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Metz, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Metz via Paris-Nord and Paris Est in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Metz 6 times a week. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Metz
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam - Schipol Airport to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Amsterdam to Metz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Metz station.

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Amsterdam to Metz train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Metz Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Metz is 466 km. It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to drive from Amsterdam to Metz.

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KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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Book your Amsterdam to Metz bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Metz. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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