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There are 5 ways to get from Mannheim to Metz by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Metz, gare rout. RegioJet

$7 - $9

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Train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville

$51 - $72

Train via Strasbourg  •  4 h 29 min

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

$64 - $103

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Metz 124.1 miles

$26 - $40

Train, fly  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Luxembourg (LUX) FRA - LUX
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville

$88 - $301

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Metz is to bus which costs 6€ - 8€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Metz is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 and arriving at Metz, gare rout.. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Metz. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Metz Ville via Karlsruhe Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Mannheim and Metz is 171 km. The road distance is 198.5 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Metz without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 6€ - 8€.

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The bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Metz, gare rout. takes 2 h 45 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Mannheim to Metz bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 station.

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Mannheim to Metz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Mannheim Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Metz is to bus which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 6€ - 8€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Metz.
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  • Distance: 107.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Mannheim to Metz twice a week. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mannheim to Metz via Saarbrücken Hbf, Hauptbahnhof, Gare Routière Forbach, and Forbach(F) in around 3 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Metz, gare rout.
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
regiojet.com

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Mannheim to Metz bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Metz, gare rout. station.

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Mannheim to Metz train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Metz Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Metz is 199 km. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Mannheim to Metz.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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