There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Metz by train, bus, rideshare, 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 TGV  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville Tgv

$71 - $107

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Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Metz Ouibus / ...

$10 - $28

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  4 h 31 min

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

$65 - $93

Bus RegioJet  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB 108 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Metz, gare rout. Rj

$12 - $17

Rideshare  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Metz 159.3 miles

$18

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Metz 156.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  3 h 51 min

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

$76 - $292

Fly to Saarbrucken, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Saarbrucken (SCN) FRA - SCN
  2. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville

$224 - $786

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Metz is to bus which costs 9€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Metz is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Metz is 212 km. The road distance is 249.9 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Metz, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Metz. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Metz. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Metz Ville via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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  • Distance: 132.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Metz, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Metz via Strasbourg in around 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Metz 3 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Brussels, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Muenster, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Nuremberg, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Luxembourg, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Basel, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Metz
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Metz
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Metz, gare rout.
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Metz
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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