There are 3 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.

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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

$39 - $72

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Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Metz N136 / ...

$13 - $23

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Metz 143.2 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Metz is to bus which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to Metz is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Metz is 163 km. The road distance is 229.1 km.

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

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

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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.

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe to Metz.
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  • Distance: 101.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

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, FlixBus operates a bus from Karlsruhe to Metz 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$37 - $39
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
$55 - $65
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Metz
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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