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There are 5 ways to get from Metz to Saarbrücken by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Saarbrücken /Sarrebruck Saarbrücken-Forbach-Metz / ...

15€ - 23€

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Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Metz to Saarbrücken 090 / ...

2€ - 15€

3 alternative options

Train via Gare de Forbach  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Forbach Saarbrücken-Forbach-Metz / ...

23€ - 35€

Rideshare  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the rideshare from Metz to Saarbrücken 42.2 miles

5€

Drive  •  47m

  1. Drive from Metz to Saarbrücken 43.7 miles

8€ - 12€

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The cheapest way to get from Metz to Saarbrücken is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Metz to Saarbrücken is to drive which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Metz and arriving at Saarbrücken. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Metz-Ville and arriving at Gare de Saarbrücken /Sarrebruck. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Metz and Saarbrücken is 62 km. The road distance is 69.9 km.

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The best way to get from Metz to Saarbrücken without a car is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs 15€ - 23€.

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The train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Saarbrücken /Sarrebruck takes 1h 2m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Metz to Saarbrücken train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Metz-Ville station.

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The best way to get from Metz to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs 15€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 15€ and takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Metz to Saarbrücken.
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  • Distance: 38.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 2m

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

SNCF operates a train from Metz to Saarbrücken 4 times a day. Tickets cost 15€ - 23€ and the journey takes 1h 2m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Metz to Saarbrücken twice daily. Tickets cost 3€ - 6€ and the journey takes 1h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Saarbrücken /Sarrebruck
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
15€ - 23€
1st Class
20€ - 35€
Train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Forbach
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
1st Class
19€ - 29€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Metz to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Metz, gare rout. to Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
RegioJet
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Metz to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
5€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Metz to Saarbrücken train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Saarbrücken /Sarrebruck station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Metz to Saarbrücken is 70 km. It takes approximately 47m to drive from Metz to Saarbrücken.

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There are 322+ hotels available in Saarbrücken. Prices start at 46€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Metz and Saarbrücken. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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