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There are 3 ways to get from Luxembourg to Metz by train, bus or car

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville Ter / ...

€3 - €35

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Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Metz-Ville L90 / ...

€6 - €8

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Metz 63.3 km

€7 - €11

Luxembourg to Metz by train

The train journey time between Luxembourg and Metz is around 57 min and covers a distance of around 62 km. The fastest train normally takes 48 min. Operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL) and TGV inOui, the Luxembourg to Metz train service departs from Luxembourg and arrives in Metz Ville. Typically 144 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
57 min
Fastest train time:
48 min
Train distance:
62 km
Trains per week:
144
Cheapest price:
€3
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:16
Last train departs at:
22:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luxembourg to Metz train schedules

Luxembourg → France
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International entry into France from Luxembourg

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Luxembourg
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from Luxembourg

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Luxembourg
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands and Portugal
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands and Portugal
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Luxembourg

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Luxembourg.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Metz is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Metz is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Metz is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Luxembourg from France.

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Last updated: 2 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Metz is to bus which costs €6 - €8 and takes 1h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Luxembourg to Metz is to drive. Taking this option will cost €7 - €11 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière and arriving at Metz-Ville. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Metz Ville. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Metz is 55 km. The road distance is 63.3 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Metz without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs €3 - €35.

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The train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville takes 58 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Luxembourg to Metz bus services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière station.

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Luxembourg to Metz train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Metz is to train which takes 58 min and costs €3 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €6 - €8 and takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Metz.
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  • Distance: 54.9 km
  • Duration: 58 min

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Metz, France?

Luxembourg Railways (CFL) operates a train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville hourly. Tickets cost €3 and the journey takes 58 min. TGV inOui also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Luxembourg Railways (CFL) operates a bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Metz-Ville 5 times a day, and the journey takes 1h 15m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
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 Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Bus operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Metz
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Luxembourg to Metz bus services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Metz-Ville station.

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Luxembourg to Metz train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Metz Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Metz is 63 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Luxembourg to Metz.

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