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There are 7 ways to get from The Hague 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 Thalys  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Metz Ville Tgv

$186 - $246

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Bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Brussels, Brussels-North station 813 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Metz N836 / ...

$22 - $42

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Train  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Noord
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Luxembourg Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville Ter

$46 - $100

Train, bus  •  11h 28m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam - Schipol Airport to Luxembourg
  3. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville Ter

$29 - $62

Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from The Hague to Metz 276 miles

$65 - $100

Train, fly to Luxembourg  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Luxembourg (LUX) AMS - LUX
  3. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville

$95 - $313

Train, fly to Strasbourg  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Strasbourg (SXB) AMS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville

$126 - $471

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The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Metz is to bus which costs 18€ - 40€ and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Metz is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from The Hague to Metz. However, there are services departing from The Hague and arriving at Metz via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from The Hague to Metz. However, there are services departing from Den Haag HS and arriving at Metz Ville via Rotterdam Centraal and Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 37m.

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The distance between The Hague and Metz is 354 km. The road distance is 441.5 km.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Metz without a car is to train which takes 6h 37m and costs 160€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from The Hague to Metz, including transfers.

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

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The Hague to Metz train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Metz is to train which takes 6h 37m and costs 160€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 40€ and takes 8h 20m.

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Map of how to get from The Hague to Metz.
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  • Distance: 221.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between The Hague, Netherlands and Metz, France?

You can take a train from The Hague to Metz via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris-Nord, and Paris Est in around 6h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from The Hague to Metz via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 8h 20m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
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
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Noord
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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 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
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
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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 The Hague to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Metz
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
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 The Hague to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Amsterdam - Schipol Airport to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between The Hague to Metz is 442 km. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from The Hague to Metz.

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KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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Book your The Hague to Metz bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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