There are 9 ways to get from Geneva to Metz by train, bus, 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 via Gare De L'est  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Metz Ville Tgv

$162 - $186

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Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Dijon 759
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Metz Ouibus

$22 - $34

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Train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Metz Ville Tgv

$136 - $211

Train #2  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Metz Ville Tgv

$137 - $218

Bus, train  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Réding(F)
  3. Take the train from Réding(F) to Metz Ville

$51 - $71

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Metz 322.7 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Lyon, fly to Metz/Nancy  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Metz/Nancy (ETZ) LYS - ETZ

$143 - $540

Fly Geneva to Luxembourg, train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$91 - $275

Train to Zurich, fly to Luxembourg, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Luxembourg (LUX) ZRH - LUX
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville

$160 - $424

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Metz. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Metz via Dijon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Metz. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Metz Ville via Olten, Basel SBB and Mulhouse Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 4 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Metz is 324 km. The road distance is 516.3 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Metz without a car is to train which takes 6 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Geneva to Metz, including transfers.

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Geneva to Metz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Metz train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Metz is to train which takes 6 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Metz/Nancy Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Geneva to Metz bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Metz station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Metz.
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  • Distance: 202.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Metz, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Metz via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare De Lyon, Gare De L'est, and Paris Est in around 6 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Metz via Dijon in around 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Est to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Réding(F)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Réding(F) to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Dijon to Metz
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Geneva to Metz train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Metz Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Metz is 516 km. It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to drive from Geneva to Metz.

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Hop! offers flights from Lyon Airport to Metz/Nancy Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Metz. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs .

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