There are 9 ways to get from Metz to Vienna 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 Luxembourg, fly  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Metz-Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Vienna (VIE) LUX - VIE

$84 - $328

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Bus  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Metz to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N236 / ...

$55 - $95

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Train, train to Basel, fly  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to St-Louis (Haut-Rhin)
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Vienna (VIE) BSL - VIE

$159 - $405

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Vienna (VIE) STR - VIE

$128 - $301

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach(F)
  2. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  4. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Vienna (VIE) FRA - VIE

$142 - $352

Train  •  11 h 23 min

  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 Wien Hbf Ice

$182 - $284

Train via Salzburg Hbf  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach(F)
  2. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte Wb

$179 - $276

Train, bus  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Metz-Nord to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Ter
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Wien

$67 - $107

Drive  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Metz to Vienna 570.2 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Metz to Vienna is to train and bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 16 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Metz to Vienna is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Metz and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Metz to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Metz Ville and arriving at Wien Hbf via Forbach(F) and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 23 min.

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The distance between Metz and Vienna is 755 km. The road distance is 912.3 km.

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The best way to get from Metz to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 11 h 23 min and costs 150€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Metz to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Metz to Vienna is to train which takes 11 h 23 min and costs 150€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Metz to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 472.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Metz, France and Vienna, Austria?

You can take a train from Metz to Vienna via Forbach(F) and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 11 h 23 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Metz to Vienna twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $95 and the journey takes 14 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Metz-Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Metz-Nord to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$31 - $36
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Forbach(F) to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Forbach(F) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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 St-Louis (Haut-Rhin)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Metz Ville to Forbach(F)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
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 Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Forbach(F) to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Train from Forbach(F) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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