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Train  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy Ter / ...

€157 - €249

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Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Luxembourg (LUX) BER - LUX
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to Nancy

€44 - €322

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Bus  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Strasbourg N1326
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Nancy 473 / ...

€47 - €57

Bus, train  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - ZOB to Frankfurt - Main station
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt - Main station to Metz
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to Nancy Ter

€51 - €80

Drive  •  7h 11m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Nancy 837.8 km

€90 - €140

Fly to Saarbrucken, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Saarbrucken (SCN) BER - SCN
  2. Take the train from Forbach to Metz Ville
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to Nancy

€111 - €246

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stuttgart (STR) BER - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy

€100 - €338

Fly to Basel, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Basel (BSL) BER - BSL
  2. Take the train from Saint-Louis to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy

€95 - €265

Berlin to Nancy by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Nancy is around 10h 32m and covers a distance of around 952 km. The fastest train normally takes 8h 56m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Südwestdeutsche Landesverkehrs-AG and others, the Berlin to Nancy train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Nancy. Typically 37 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
10h 32m
Fastest train time:
8h 56m
Trains per week:
37
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
50 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
03:52
Last train departs at:
16:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Nancy train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nancy is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nancy is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nancy is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Nancy is to bus which costs €45 - €60 and takes 14h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Nancy is to fly and train which costs €110 - €250 and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Nancy. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Nancy via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Nancy. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Nancy via Offenburg and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 49m.

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The distance between Berlin and Nancy is 665 km. The road distance is 837.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Nancy without a car is to train which takes 8h 49m and costs €150 - €250.

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It takes approximately 8h 49m to get from Berlin to Nancy, including transfers.

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Berlin to Nancy bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Nancy train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Nancy is to train which takes 8h 49m and costs €150 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €60 and takes 14h 20m.

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  • Distance: 664.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 49m

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

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Nancy via Offenburg and Strasbourg in around 8h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Nancy via Strasbourg in around 14h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €240
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€12 - €120
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€130 - €180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Metz Ville to Nancy
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Forbach to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Saint-Louis to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from Metz Ville to Nancy
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Forbach to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Forbach to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Berlin - ZOB to Frankfurt - Main station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Frankfurt - Main station to Metz
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Saarbrucken Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Berlin to Nancy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nancy station.

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Berlin to Nancy train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Nancy station.

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