There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Metz by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Metz Ville Tgv

$187 - $224

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Bus ALSA  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Estrasburgo
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Metz Ouibus / ...

$69 - $111

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Train via Montpellier St. Roch Station  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station Tgv
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Metz Ville Tgv

$221 - $253

Bus Starbus  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Metz

Drive  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Metz 682.4 miles

$140 - $220

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Luxembourg (LUX) BCN - LUX
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville

$83 - $344

Fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Basel (BSL) BCN - BSL
  2. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar
  3. Take the train from Colmar to Metz Ville

$102 - $299

Fly to Metz/Nancy  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Metz/Nancy (ETZ) BCN - ETZ

$412 - $4,652

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Metz. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona station to Metz. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants Station and arriving at Metz Ville via Paris Lyon Banlieue and Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 13 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Metz is 915 km. The road distance is 1091.8 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Metz without a car is to train which takes 9 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 13 min to get from Barcelona to Metz, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Metz bus services, operated by Starbus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Metz train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants Station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Metz is to train which takes 9 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Barcelona to Metz bus services, operated by Starbus, arrive at Metz station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Metz.
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  • Distance: 571.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 13 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Metz, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Metz via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, and Paris Est in around 9 h 13 min. Alternatively, Starbus operates a bus from Barcelona to Metz once daily, and the journey takes 14 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $170
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Barcelona to Metz/Nancy via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 - $130
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$240 - $350
Train from Colmar to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Metz
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
starbus.es
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Estrasburgo
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
alsa.com
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 Strasbourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
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 Strasbourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Metz is 1092 km. It takes approximately 10 h 6 min to drive from Barcelona to Metz.

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Ryanair, Air France, Transavia Holland and five other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Metz. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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