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

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Train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville Tgv

$107 - $128

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Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich to Mannheim Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Metz, gare rout. RegioJet

$22 - $31

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Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville Tgv

$113 - $169

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Metz N236

$30 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Metz 316.3 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Munich to Saarbrucken, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Saarbrucken (SCN) MUC - SCN
  2. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville

$219 - $586

Fly Munich to Luxembourg, train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$66 - $262

Fly Munich to Basel, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  2. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar
  3. Take the train from Colmar to Metz Ville

$140 - $337

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Luxembourg, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Luxembourg (LUX) FRA - LUX
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville

$151 - $396

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Metz. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Metz. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Metz Ville via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Munich and Metz is 412 km. The road distance is 506.1 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Metz without a car is to train which takes 6 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Munich to Metz, including transfers.

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

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Munich to Metz train services, operated by TGV, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Metz is to train which takes 6 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Saarbrucken Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Munich to Metz.
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  • Distance: 257.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Munich to Metz via Strasbourg in around 6 h 15 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Metz 6 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Munich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Munich to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Munich to Luxembourg via Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Munich to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from München Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Colmar to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
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 München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Metz
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Munich to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Metz, gare rout.
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Munich to Metz train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Metz Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Metz is 506 km. It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to drive from Munich to Metz.

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BMI Regional offers flights from Munich Airport to Saarbrucken Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Metz. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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