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There are 7 ways to get from Metz to Prague by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Luxembourg, fly

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Prague (PRG)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Metz to Saarbrücken bus station
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Prague

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach
  2. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
  4. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Prague (PRG)

Bus via Strasbourg

  1. Take the bus from Metz Boulevard Poincare to Strasbourg Interscambio
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile to Prague Wilsonova Bus Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf
  5. Take the train from Schwandorf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach
  2. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the night train from Mannheim Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi

Drive

  1. Drive from Metz to Prague

Metz to Prague by bus

The bus journey time between Metz and Prague is around 10h 30m and covers a distance of around 780 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Marino Autolinee and RegioJet, the Metz to Prague bus service departs from Metz Boulevard Poincare and arrives in Prague Wilsonova Bus Station. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1 Weekly Buses
10h 30m Average Duration
876 Kč Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Metz to Prague is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 11h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Metz to Prague is to train and fly which costs €55 - €290 and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Metz to Prague station. However, there are services departing from Metz Boulevard Poincare and arriving at Prague Wilsonova Bus Station via Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Metz to Prague. However, there are services departing from Metz Ville and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi via Strasbourg Bahnhof, Stuttgart Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf and Schwandorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 4m.

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The distance between Metz and Prague is 604 km. The road distance is 706.3 km.

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The best way to get from Metz to Prague without a car is to bus via Strasbourg which takes 10h 30m and costs €35 - €55.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Metz to Prague, including transfers.

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Metz to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Metz station.

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Metz to Prague train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Metz Ville station.

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The best way to get from Metz to Prague is to bus via Strasbourg which takes 10h 30m and costs €35 - €55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Metz to Prague.
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  • Distance: 603.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Metz, France and Prague, Czech Republic?

You can take a bus from Metz to Prague via Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile in around 10h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Metz to Prague via Strasbourg, Strasbourg Bahnhof, Stuttgart Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, and Schwandorf in around 12h 4m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 200 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Luxembourg to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 200 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
2 000 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Train operators
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 Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
210 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
210 Kč - 310 Kč
Rail 1st Class
380 Kč - 550 Kč
Train from Metz Ville to Forbach
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
230 Kč - 340 Kč
Rail 1st Class
410 Kč - 600 Kč
Train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
440 Kč - 950 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
440 Kč - 650 Kč
Rail 1st Class
650 Kč - 950 Kč
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 Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
490 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
650 Kč - 750 Kč
1st Class
490 Kč - 600 Kč
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
750 Kč - 1 000 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
850 Kč - 1 000 Kč
1st Class
750 Kč - 900 Kč
Train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
800 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
850 Kč - 1 100 Kč
1st Class
800 Kč - 950 Kč
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
850 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
900 Kč - 1 100 Kč
1st Class
850 Kč - 1 000 Kč
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
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
650 Kč - 1 200 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 2 100 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 000 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 Kč - 700 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
800 Kč - 1 200 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Süwex
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
370 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Schwandorf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Metz Boulevard Poincare to Strasbourg Interscambio
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
450 Kč - 650 Kč
Website
Marino Autolinee
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile to Prague Wilsonova Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
420 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
RegioJet
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Metz to Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
150 Kč - 190 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Prague
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
750 Kč - 950 Kč
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.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Metz to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170 Kč - 220 Kč
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Metz Central Bus Station to Saarbrücken Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60 Kč - 85 Kč
Website
Union Ivkoni

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Metz to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague station.

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Metz to Prague train services, operated by Die Länderbahn, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Metz to Prague is 706 km. It takes approximately 6h 9m to drive from Metz to Prague.

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Austrian Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Luxair and Lufthansa offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Metz to Prague bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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