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There are 5 ways to get from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière L40
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Liège Guillemins 180 / ...

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Train  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Bening to Metz Ville Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Arlon / Aarlen to Liège-Carré / Luik-Carré P

35€ - 82€

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Train, bus  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Bening to Metz Ville Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg Ter / ...
  3. Take the bus from ARLON Gare - Quai 2 to LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C

Train via Marche-en-Famenne  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Bening to Metz Ville Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Arlon / Aarlen to Marloie Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Marloie to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins L / ...

37€ - 86€

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège 272.2 km

30€ - 45€

Freyming-Merlebach to Liège by bus

The bus journey time between Freyming-Merlebach and Liège is around 6h 15m and covers a distance of around 274 km. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 31m. Operated by Info TIM - ATRIV 57, Luxembourg Railways (CFL), VD Luxembourg Transit and others, the Freyming-Merlebach to Liège bus service departs from Supermarche and arrives in Liège Guillemins. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
6h 15m
Fastest bus time:
4h 31m
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
10:49
Last bus departs at:
15:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Freyming-Merlebach to Liège bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège. However, there are services departing from Supermarche and arriving at Liège Guillemins via Saarbrücken Hbf, Luxembourg, Gare Centrale and Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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No, there is no direct train from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège. However, there are services departing from Bening and arriving at Liège-Carré / Luik-Carré via Metz Ville, Luxembourg, Gare Centrale and Arlon / Aarlen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 29m.

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The distance between Freyming-Merlebach and Liège is 188 km. The road distance is 272.2 km.

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The best way to get from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège without a car is to bus which takes 6h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h to get from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège, including transfers.

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Freyming-Merlebach to Liège bus services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Saarbrücken Hbf station.

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Freyming-Merlebach to Liège train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bening station.

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The best way to get from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège is to bus which takes 6h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 6h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège.
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  • Distance: 188 km
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between Freyming-Merlebach, France and Liège, Belgium?

You can take a bus from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège via Hauptbahnof, Saarbrücken Hbf, Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière, Luxembourg, Gare Centrale, Hollerich, P+R Bouillon, and Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon in around 6h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège via Metz Ville, Luxembourg, Gare Centrale, Arlon, Gare, and Arlon / Aarlen in around 6h 29m.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bening to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 23€
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 Béning-lès-Saint-Avold to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Bening to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Arlon / Aarlen to Liège-Carré / Luik-Carré
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
Train from Arlon / Aarlen to Marloie
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Marloie to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 17€
Bus operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Liège Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TEC Namur - Luxembourg
Phone
+32 81 25 35 55
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from ARLON Gare - Quai 2 to LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
TEC Namur - Luxembourg

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Freyming-Merlebach to Liège bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Liège Guillemins station.

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Freyming-Merlebach to Liège train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Liège-Carré / Luik-Carré station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Freyming-Merlebach to Liège is 272 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Freyming-Merlebach to Liège.

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