There are 4 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Metz by train, bus or car

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 6 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville Tgv

$41 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg Stuttgart > Karlsruhe > Strasbourg > Mulhouse > Besançon > Dijon > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Saint-Etienne > Clermont-Ferrand > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani / ...
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Metz Strasbourg > Metz > Reims > Paris centre - Bercy / ...

$10 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Metz N136

$14 - $25

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Metz 143.2 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Karlsruhe, Germany and Metz, France?

You can take a train from Karlsruhe to Metz via Strasbourg in around 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlsruhe to Metz via Strasbourg in around 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$39 - $41
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $32
1st Class
$35 - $60
SNCF
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
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Strasbourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Metz
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Karlsruhe and Metz is 163 km. The road distance is 229 km.

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Metz is to bus which costs 7€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to Metz is to drive which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

No, there is no direct train from Karlsruhe to Metz. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Metz Ville via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at Metz. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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