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There are 5 ways to get from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof 83 / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Landau(Pfalz)Hbf Rb / ...

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Line 049 bus, train  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the line 049 bus from Foch to Avenue Foch 049 / ...
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach Ter
  3. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Pirmasens, Nord Rb
  4. Take the train from Pirmasens Nord to Landau(Pfalz)Hbf Rb

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Bus  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf L40
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Landau, Hauptbahnhof 036

Drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Drive from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz 185.9 km

Train, fly  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf
  5. Take the train from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf to Landau(Pfalz)Hbf

Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz by train

The train journey time between Thionville and Landau in der Pfalz is around 3h 53m and covers a distance of around 295 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 5m. The fastest train normally takes 3h 6m. Operated by TGV inOui, DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz train service departs from Thionville and arrives in Landau(Pfalz)Hbf. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 48m
Layover time:
1h 5m
Total time:
3h 53m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 6m
Train distance:
295 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:31
Last train departs at:
11:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz train schedules

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  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Landau in der Pfalz is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Landau in der Pfalz is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Landau in der Pfalz is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 2h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 2h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz. However, there are services departing from Thionville, Foch Kiosque and arriving at Landau, Hauptbahnhof via Howald, Ronneboesch, Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière, Hauptbahnhof, Saarbrücken and Saarbrücken bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Landau(Pfalz)Hbf via Strasbourg Bahnhof and Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Thionville and Landau in der Pfalz is 143 km. The road distance is 185.9 km.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs €65 - €95.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz, including transfers.

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Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz bus services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière station.

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Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Thionville station.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs €65 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz.
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  • Distance: 143.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Thionville, Grand Est, France and Landau in der Pfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany?

You can take a train from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz via Strasbourg, Strasbourg Bahnhof, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, and Karlsruhe Hbf in around 3h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz via Howald, Ronneboesch, Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière, Saarbrücken Hbf, Hauptbahnhof, Saarbrücken, Brauerstr./Fernbusbahnhof, Saarbrücken, and Saarbrücken bus station in around 6h 28m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Thionville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€24 - €28
Train from Thionville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€16 - €19
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Neustadt, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Landau(Pfalz)Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Pirmasens Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Pirmasens Nord to Landau(Pfalz)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf to Landau(Pfalz)Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Landau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Pirmasens, Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Pirmasens, Nord to Landau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Neustadt, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Neustadt, Hauptbahnhof to Landau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Bahn DE
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Metz Ville to Forbach
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Metz Ville to Forbach
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Thionville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Süwex
Website
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Neustadt, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Bus
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Neustadt, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Bus
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf to Landau(Pfalz)Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
vlexx1
Website
delfi.de
Train from Neustadt, Hauptbahnhof to Landau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
vlexx
Website
delfi.de
Train from Neustadt, Hauptbahnhof to Landau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Landau, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, arrive at Landau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Landau(Pfalz)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz is 186 km. It takes approximately 2h 2m to drive from Thionville to Landau in der Pfalz.

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