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There are 9 ways to get from Thionville to Pau by train, 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

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Paris l'Est
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Pau

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Fly Luxembourg to Pau

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Pau (PUF)

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Train via Lagny-sur-Marne

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV
  2. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Massy Tgv
  3. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Pau

Drive

  1. Drive from Thionville to Pau

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Pau

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Paris l'Est
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Pau (PUF)

Fly Metz/Nancy to Toulouse, train

  1. Fly from Metz/Nancy (ETZ) to Toulouse (TLS)
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Pau

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Pau

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Pau (PUF)

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Lourdes/Tarbes

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Paris l'Est
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE)

Fly Luxembourg to Bordeaux, train

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Bordeaux (BOD)
  2. Take the train from Pessac to Pau

Thionville to Pau by train and bus

The journey time between Thionville and Pau is around 11h 6m and covers a distance of around 1126 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 49m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 38m. Services are operated by TGV inOui and Bus RATP. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 16m
Layover time:
3h 49m
Total time:
11h 6m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 38m
Journey distance:
1126 km
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
€174
Carbon emissions:
60 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:24
Last service departs at:
20:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thionville to Pau train and bus schedules

Thionville → Pau
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The cheapest way to get from Thionville to Pau is to fly and train which costs €65 - €220 and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Thionville to Pau is to train and fly which costs €110 - €280 and takes 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thionville to Pau. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Pau via Metz Ville, Marne La Vallee Chessy and Massy Tgv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 20m.

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The distance between Thionville and Pau is 838 km. The road distance is 1122.7 km.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Pau without a car is to train which takes 8h 7m and costs €170 - €240.

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It takes approximately 8h 7m to get from Thionville to Pau, including transfers.

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Thionville to Pau train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Metz Ville station.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Pau is to train which takes 8h 7m and costs €170 - €240. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €50 - €270 and takes 10h 26m.

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There is no direct flight from Luxembourg Airport to Pau Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h and has one stopover.

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Thionville to Pau train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Pau station.

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Map of how to get from Thionville to Pau.
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  • Distance: 837.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 7m

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

You can take a train from Thionville to Pau via Paris l'Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse 2 - Gare TGV, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 8h 7m. Alternatively, Luxair, Air France and six other airlines fly from Thionville to Pau every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Pau via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Luxembourg to Pau via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Luxembourg to Pau via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lyon
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €450
Flights from Luxembourg to Pau via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Paris Orly to Pau
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Paris CDG to Pau
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Paris Orly to Lourdes/Tarbes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Pau via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Paris CDG to Pau
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Luxembourg to Pau via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€15 - €200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €130
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €380
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 Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €75
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Pau
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Train from Metz Ville to Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €70
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €30
1st Class
€19 - €23
Train from Massy Tgv to Pau
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€130 - €150
Train from Metz Ville to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €70
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Pau
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Pessac to Pau
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55

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