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

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Fly to Saarbrucken, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Saarbrucken (SCN) TXL - SCN
  2. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville

$127 - $425

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Bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Metz

$50 - $103

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Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Luxembourg (LUX) TXL - LUX
  2. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville

$78 - $250

Train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville Tgv

$183 - $267

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville

$167 - $250

Bus, train  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station 026
  2. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville Luxembourg - Metz-Ville / ...

$50 - $107

Drive  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Metz 493 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Metz is to bus which costs 40€ - 90€ and takes 13 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Metz is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 370€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Metz. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Metz via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf and Berlin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Metz. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Metz Ville via Karlsruhe Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Metz is 633 km. The road distance is 788.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Metz without a car is to train which takes 9 h 35 min and costs 150€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Berlin to Metz, including transfers.

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Berlin to Metz bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Berlin station.

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Berlin to Metz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Metz is to train which takes 9 h 35 min and costs 150€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 90€ and takes 13 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Metz.
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  • Distance: 395.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Metz, France?

You can take a train from Berlin to Metz via Karlsruhe Hbf and Strasbourg in around 9 h 35 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Berlin to Metz twice a week. Tickets cost $45 - $95 and the journey takes 11 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Saarbrucken via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Luxembourg via Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Train operators
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 Forbach(F) to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
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)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
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
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin to Metz
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$45
High
$51
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Saarbrucken Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Berlin to Metz bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Metz station.

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Berlin to Metz train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Metz Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Metz is 789 km. It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to drive from Berlin to Metz.

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Lufthansa, BMI Regional and Luxair offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Saarbrucken Airport.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Metz. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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