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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Metz by train, bus, rideshare, 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 inOui TGV  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Metz Ville Tgv

$60 - $75

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Metz 750 / ...

$11 - $35

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Train SNCF  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Est to Gare de Epernay Paris-St Dizier-Bar Le Duc / ...
  2. Take the train from Epernay to Metz Ville Epernay - Metz-Ville

$56 - $86

Rideshare  •  4 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Metz 206.8 miles

$22 - $24

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Metz 206.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Paris CDG to Luxembourg, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Luxembourg (LUX) CDG - LUX
  2. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville

$82 - $308

Fly Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Metz/Nancy (ETZ) ORY - ETZ

$300 - $705

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Metz is to bus which costs 10€ - 28€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Metz is to train which costs 55€ - 65€ and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Metz. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Est and arriving at Metz Ville. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Paris and Metz is 280 km. The road distance is 330.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Metz without a car is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs 55€ - 65€.

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The train from Paris Est to Metz Ville takes 1 h 24 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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Paris to Metz train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Metz is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs 55€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 28€ and takes 4 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs 260€ - 650€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Metz.
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  • Distance: 175.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Metz, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Paris to Metz every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Metz 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Bordeaux, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Brest, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Pau, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Bordeaux, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Brest, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Pau, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Metz/Nancy via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
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 Gare de Paris-Est to Gare de Epernay
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Epernay to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Metz
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Metz
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Paris - Voyages Rada to Metz
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Metz, gare rout.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
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 Paris to Metz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Paris to Metz train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Metz Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Metz is 330 km. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Paris to Metz.

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Luxair offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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Book your Paris to Metz bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Metz. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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