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There are 8 ways to get from Stuttgart to Metz by train, bus, 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  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville Metz-Ville - Strasbourg / ...

$62 - $93

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Bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Metz N136 / ...

$22 - $35

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Train, bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Metz, gare rout. RegioJet

$35 - $49

Drive  •  2h 52m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Metz 187.3 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Frankfurt, fly, train  •  4h 30m

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

$106 - $354

Fly from Stuttgart, train  •  6h 42m

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

$77 - $361

Train to Saarbrucken, fly, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
  2. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Luxembourg (LUX) SCN - LUX
  3. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville

$291 - $844

Train to Zurich, fly, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Luxembourg (LUX) ZRH - LUX
  3. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville

$136 - $392

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Metz is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Metz is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Metz. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Metz Ville via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Metz is 223 km. The road distance is 299.7 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Metz without a car is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Stuttgart to Metz, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Metz train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Metz is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs 50€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Metz.
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  • Distance: 139.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Metz via Strasbourg in around 3h 45m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart to Metz twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Stuttgart to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Stuttgart to Luxembourg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Saarbrucken to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Saarbrucken to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Luxembourg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Luxembourg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Metz, gare rout.
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
regiojet.com
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 Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Metz
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Metz is 300 km. It takes approximately 2h 52m to drive from Stuttgart to Metz.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Metz. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27m and costs 2€ - 5€.

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