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There are 6 ways to get from Tirana to Metz by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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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Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  8h 30m

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

$137 - $368

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Fly to Saarbrucken, train  •  10h 49m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Saarbrucken (SCN) TIA - SCN
  2. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Metz Ville

$216 - $623

Bus, train  •  24h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Struga
  2. Take the bus from Struga to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville Tgv

$156 - $235

Car ferry, train  •  27h 34m

  1. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Brindisi
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to Milano Centrale Fb
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar
  5. Take the train from Colmar to Metz Ville Tgv

Bus  •  44h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Budva
  2. Take the bus from Budva Zob to Basel Station Sbb
  3. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Metz 775

$164 - $243

Drive  •  20h 18m

  1. Drive from Tirana to Metz 1164.4 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Tirana to Metz is to fly and train which costs $130 - $370 and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Tirana to Metz is to fly and train which costs $130 - $370 and takes 8h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tirana to Metz. However, there are services departing from Tirana and arriving at Metz via Budva Zob and Basel, Basel central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 30m.

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The distance between Tirana and Metz is 1372 km. The road distance is 1863.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tirana to Metz without a car is to bus and train which takes 24h 49m and costs $150 - $240.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Tirana to Metz, including transfers.

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Tirana to Metz bus services, operated by Old Town Travel, depart from Tirana station.

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There is no direct flight from Tirana Airport to Luxembourg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirana to Metz is 1863 km. It takes approximately 20h 18m to drive from Tirana to Metz.

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  • Distance: 857.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Tirana, Albania and Metz, France?

You can take a bus from Tirana to Metz via Budva Zob, Basel Station Sbb, and Basel, Basel central station in around 44h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tirana to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Tirana to Luxembourg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Rome, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Istanbul Ataturk, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Rome, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Ancona, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Bologna, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Milan Malpensa, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Zurich, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Cologne Bonn, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Sabiha Gokcen, Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Rome, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Cologne Bonn, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Istanbul Ataturk, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Milan Malpensa, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Zurich, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Cologne Bonn, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Athens, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Vienna, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tirana to Luxembourg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $360
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Rome, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Sabiha Gokcen, Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tirana to Luxembourg via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Rome, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Bologna, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Tirana to Saarbrucken via Sabiha Gokcen, Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tirana to Luxembourg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Tirana to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Train operators
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 Forbach(F) to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $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)
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
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
Train from Colmar to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brindisi to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$75 - $190
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Tirana to Struga
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Struga to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
17h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
ms.mk
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Budva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Budva Zob to Basel Station Sbb
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
globtour.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Metz
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Durrës to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it

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Edelweiss Air, Swiss, Turkish Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Tirana 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 Tirana to Tirana Airport is to shuttle which takes 30m and costs $3.

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