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There are 7 ways to get from Metz to Berlin Central Station by train, plane, 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 to Saarbrucken, fly  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach(F)
  2. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) SCN - TXL

$132 - $438

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  15h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Metz to Frankfurt Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Berlin ZOB

$43 - $113

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Train to Luxembourg, fly  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LUX - TXL

$90 - $249

Train, train to Mannheim, fly  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach(F)
  2. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Fly from Mannheim (MHG) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) MHG - TXL

$192 - $682

Train  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach(F)
  2. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$162 - $244

Bus FlixBus  •  13h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Thionville to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N780

$49 - $102

Drive  •  7h

  1. Drive from Metz to Berlin Central Station 491.9 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Metz to Berlin Central Station is to bus which costs 35€ - 100€ and takes 15h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Metz to Berlin Central Station is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 390€ and takes 4h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Metz to Berlin Central Station. However, there are services departing from Metz Ville and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief) via Forbach(F) and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 44m.

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The distance between Metz and Berlin Central Station is 631 km. The road distance is 787.1 km.

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The best way to get from Metz to Berlin Central Station without a car is to train which takes 8h 44m and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Metz to Berlin Central Station, including transfers.

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Metz to Berlin Central Station train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Metz Ville station.

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The best way to get from Metz to Berlin Central Station is to train which takes 8h 44m and costs 140€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 90€ and takes 13h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Saarbrucken Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Metz to Berlin Central Station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Map of how to get from Metz to Berlin Central Station.
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  • Distance: 394.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Metz, France and Berlin Central Station, Germany?

You can take a train from Metz to Berlin Central Station via Forbach(F) and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 8h 44m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Metz to Berlin Central Station once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 11h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,800
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,300
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Tegel via Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Train operators
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 Metz Ville to Forbach(F)
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Forbach(F) to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$32 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Forbach(F) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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 Forbach(F) to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Forbach(F) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Thionville to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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 Metz to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Metz to Berlin Central Station is 787 km. It takes approximately 7h to drive from Metz to Berlin Central Station.

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BMI Regional, Lufthansa and Luxair offer flights from Saarbrucken Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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