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

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Train, line 343 bus  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach Ter
  2. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Idar-Oberstein, Bahnhof Re3
  3. Take the line 343 bus from Idar-Oberstein, Bahnhof to Morbach, Erbachstraße 343

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Train  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Wittlich Hbf Re / ...

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Bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Metz Nord Semecourt to Trier central train station N780
  2. Take the bus from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Thalfang, Busbahnhof 328

Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Metz to Morbach 150.7 km

Metz to Morbach by train and bus

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4h 53m Average Duration
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International entry into Germany from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Conditions of entry into Germany from France

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from France.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Morbach is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Morbach is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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

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Last updated: 24 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Metz to Morbach is to drive which costs €18 - €28 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Metz to Morbach is to drive which costs €18 - €28 and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Metz to Morbach. However, there are services departing from Square du Luxembourg and arriving at Morbach, ZOB via Metz Nord Semecourt, Trier, Hauptbahnhof and Thalfang, Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 48m.

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It is 103 km from Metz to Morbach. It is approximately 150.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Metz to Morbach without a car is to train and line 343 bus which takes 4h 53m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Metz to Morbach, including transfers.

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Metz to Morbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Metz Nord Semecourt station.

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The best way to get from Metz to Morbach is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs €12 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 48m.

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Metz to Morbach bus services, operated by Robert, arrive at Thalfang, Busbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Metz to Morbach is 151 km. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Metz to Morbach.

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Map of how to get from Metz to Morbach.
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  • Distance: 103.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Metz, France and Morbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany?

You can take a train from Metz to Morbach via Luxembourg, Wittlich Hbf, Wittlich, Hauptbahnhof, Kues, Forum, and Bernkastel, Doctor-Brunnen in around 5h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Metz to Morbach via Metz Nord Semecourt, Trier central train station, Trier, Hauptbahnhof, and Thalfang, Busbahnhof in around 6h 48m.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Metz Ville to Forbach
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Metz Ville to Forbach
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23
vlexx
Phone
+49 6131 61012-11
Email
info@vlexx.de
Website
vlexx.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Idar-Oberstein, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
vlexx
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Bus operators
Sonstige RNN
Phone
06132 - 78 96 22
Email
info@rnn.info
Website
rnn.info
Bus from Idar-Oberstein, Bahnhof to Morbach, Erbachstraße
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
Sonstige RNN
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Metz Nord Semecourt to Trier central train station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Robert
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Thalfang, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de

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