There are 9 ways to get from Metz to Neuchâtel by train, bus, car or plane

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 via Olten  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Olten to Neuchâtel 5 / ...

$100 - $163

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Bus FlixBus, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Metz to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Neuchâtel

$39 - $75

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Train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne 51

$92 - $153

Bus, train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Metz to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne 51

$51 - $91

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Metz to Neuchâtel 212 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Metz-Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Neuchâtel

$120 - $380

Fly Metz/Nancy to Lyon, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Metz/Nancy (ETZ) to Lyon (LYS) ETZ - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  3. Take the train from Genève to Neuchâtel

$187 - $614

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Metz-Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Geneva (GVA) LUX - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Neuchâtel

$120 - $350

Fly Metz/Nancy to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Metz/Nancy (ETZ) to Strasbourg (SXB) ETZ - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Olten to Neuchâtel

$131 - $246

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Metz to Neuchâtel. However, there are services departing from Metz Ville and arriving at Neuchâtel via Strasbourg, Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Metz and Neuchâtel is 243 km. The road distance is 339.1 km.

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The best way to get from Metz to Neuchâtel without a car is to train which takes 5 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Metz to Neuchâtel, including transfers.

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Metz to Neuchâtel train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Metz Ville station.

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Metz to Neuchâtel train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Neuchâtel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Metz to Neuchâtel is 339 km. It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to drive from Metz to Neuchâtel.

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Flairjet, FlexFlight ApS, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 176+ hotels available in Neuchâtel. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Metz to Neuchâtel.
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  • Distance: 152 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between Metz, France and Neuchâtel, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Metz to Neuchâtel via Strasbourg, Basel SBB, and Olten in around 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$13 - $65
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$27 - $230
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Neuchâtel
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Neuchâtel
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Neuchâtel
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Neuchâtel
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Neuchâtel
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Metz-Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Metz to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
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 Metz to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Bern
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
regiojet.com

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The best way to get from Metz to Metz/Nancy Airport is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs .

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