There are 5 ways to get from Trier to Metz by train, bus, rideshare 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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Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Re
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville Ter

$7

Cheapest option

Bus, line 301 bus, line 49 bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Trier, Theodor-Heuss-Allee to Gasperich, Cloche d'Or 306
  2. Take the line 301 bus from Gasperich, Cloche d'Or to Thionville, Foch Kiosque 301
  3. Take the line 49 bus from Thionville - Foch to Metz - Gare Routière 49

$6 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Trier, Trier train to Metz 780

$7 - $12

Rideshare  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Trier to Metz 69.4 miles

$7 - $11

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Trier to Metz 68 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trier, Trier train and arriving at Metz. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Trier to Metz. However, there are services departing from Trier, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Metz-Ville via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Trier and Metz is 79 km. The road distance is 108.9 km.

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The best way to get from Trier to Metz without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Trier to Metz, including transfers.

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Trier to Metz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trier, Trier train station.

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Trier to Metz train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Trier, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Trier to Metz is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h.

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

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Trier to Metz train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Metz-Ville station.

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Map of how to get from Trier to Metz.
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  • Distance: 49.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Trier, Germany and Metz, France?

You can take a train from Trier to Metz via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale in around 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Trier to Metz 5 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
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 Trier, Trier train to Metz
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mobiliteit
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Trier, Theodor-Heuss-Allee to Gasperich, Cloche d'Or
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Gasperich, Cloche d'Or to Thionville, Foch Kiosque
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu
Info TIM - ATRIV 57
Phone
0 820 050 057
Email
webmestre@moselle.fr
Website
infotim57.fr
Bus from Thionville - Foch to Metz - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
infotim57.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Trier to Metz
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Trier to Metz is 109 km. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Trier to Metz.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Trier and Metz. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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