There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 31 min

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

$69 - $98

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Metz Francfort-sur-le-Main > Mayence > Luxembourg > Metz > Reims > Paris Centre - Bercy > Orléans > Tours > Poitiers > Angoulême > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani / ...

$11 - $30

5 alternative options

Train via Hauptbahnhof  •  4 h 58 min

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

$66 - $96

Rideshare  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Metz 159.3 miles

$20

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Metz 156.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  3 h 39 min

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

$85 - $313

Fly to Saarbrucken, train  •  6 h 49 min

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

$235 - $803

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Metz via Forbach(F) in around 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Metz hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
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 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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 Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Forbach(F)
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $24
1st Class
$33 - $37
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Metz
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Metz
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Metz?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Metz is 212 km. The road distance is 250 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Metz?

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Metz is to bus which costs 9€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Metz?

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Metz is to drive which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 27€ - 40€.

Is there a direct train between Frankfurt am Main and Metz?

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 Forbach(F). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

Is there a direct bus between Frankfurt am Main and Metz?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Metz. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Frankfurt am Main to Metz?

It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Metz, including transfers.