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

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Metz Ville

$19 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Metz N236 / ...

$2 - $7

3 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville

$27 - $40

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Metz 44 miles

$9 - $14

Rideshare  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saarbrücken to Metz 42.1 miles

$4 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Metz is to bus which costs 2€ - 6€ and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Metz is to drive which takes 46 min and costs 7€ - 12€.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Metz is 62 km. The road distance is 70 km.

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The train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Metz Ville takes 1 h 1 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Saarbrücken and arriving at Metz. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Saarbrücken Hbf and arriving at Metz Ville. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Saarbrücken to Metz twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Saarbrücken to Metz twice daily. Tickets cost $3 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. RegioJet also services this route once daily.

Train operators
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 Saarbrücken Hbf to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bahn.de
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken to Metz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse to Metz, gare rout.
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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.

Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saarbrücken to Metz
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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