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There are 3 ways to get from Thionville to Merzig by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Thionville, Foch Kiosque to Kirchberg, Europe Gare routière 300
  2. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Europe Gare routière to Merzig, Bahnhof 155 / ...

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Train  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Trier Sued Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Trier Sued to Merzig(Saar) Stadtmitte Rb71 / ...

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Thionville to Merzig 48.1 km
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International entry into Germany from France

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Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Merzig is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Merzig is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Merzig is 1.5 metres.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Germany.

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thionville to Merzig is to bus which costs and takes 2h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Thionville to Merzig is to drive which takes 37 min and costs €5 - €9.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thionville to Merzig. However, there are services departing from Thionville, Foch Kiosque and arriving at Merzig, Bahnhof via Kirchberg, Europe Gare routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thionville to Merzig. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Merzig(Saar) Stadtmitte via Luxembourg and Trier Sued. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 49m.

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The distance between Thionville and Merzig is 36 km. The road distance is 48.1 km.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Merzig without a car is to bus which takes 2h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 11m to get from Thionville to Merzig, including transfers.

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Thionville to Merzig bus services, operated by RGTR, depart from Thionville, Foch Kiosque station.

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Thionville to Merzig train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Merzig is to bus which takes 2h 11m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €16 - €45 and takes 2h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Thionville to Merzig.
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  • Distance: 35.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 11m

What companies run services between Thionville, Grand Est, France and Merzig, Germany?

You can take a bus from Thionville to Merzig via Kirchberg, Europe Gare routière in around 2h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Thionville to Merzig via Luxembourg and Trier Sued in around 2h 49m.

Train operators
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Trier Sued to Merzig(Saar) Stadtmitte
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
vlexx
Phone
+49 6131 61012-11
Email
info@vlexx.de
Website
vlexx.de
Train from Trier, Südbahnhof to Merzig
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
vlexx
Bus operators
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Thionville, Foch Kiosque to Kirchberg, Europe Gare routière
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
Bus from Kirchberg, Europe Gare routière to Merzig, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit

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Thionville to Merzig bus services, operated by RGTR, arrive at Merzig, Bahnhof station.

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Thionville to Merzig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Merzig(Saar) Stadtmitte station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thionville to Merzig is 48 km. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Thionville to Merzig.

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