There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Metz by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Metz N836 / ...

$16 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville Ter

$12 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Luxembourg Ic
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville Ter

$26 - $34

Rideshare  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Metz 170.8 miles

$20

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Metz 170.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Metz is to bus and train which costs 10€ - 12€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Metz is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Metz. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Metz. However, there are services departing from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg and arriving at Metz-Ville via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Metz is 233 km. The road distance is 273 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Metz without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs 14€ - 23€.

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The bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Metz takes 4 h 10 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Brussels to Metz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Metz train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Metz is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs 14€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Metz.
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  • Distance: 145.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Metz, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Metz twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Metz via Luxembourg and Luxembourg, Gare Centrale in around 4 h 13 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Metz
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brussels to Metz
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Brussels to Metz train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Metz-Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Metz is 273 km. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Brussels to Metz.

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Book your Brussels to Metz bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 193+ hotels available in Metz. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brussels and Metz. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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