How to travel from Lyon to Metz

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Thu, Mar 30
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from Lyon to Metz

You can get from Lyon to Metz by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Metz on Mar 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:04PMGare de Lyon-Part-Dieu5h09 09:13PMGare de Metz-Ville
0 transfers
12:10AMLyon, Gare Perrache11h25 11:35AMMetz, Gare routière
1 transfer
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11:34AMGare de Lyon-Part-Dieu5h20 04:54PMGare de Metz-Ville
1 transfer
10:04AMGare de Lyon-Part-Dieu4h53 02:57PMGare de Metz-Ville
1 transfer
10:50AMLyon, Gare Perrache12h50 11:40PMMetz, Gare routière
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Lyon and Metz

distanceDistance240 miles (387 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$91 - $465
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $91 (€80) • 12 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $465 (€407) • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 240 miles (387 km) by bus, flight or train between Lyon and Metz. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $91 (€80). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Lyon to Metz.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Metz

Travel Tips: Travel to Metz easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lyon to Metz.

You can travel to Metz from Lyon 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Metz from Lyon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $91 (€80).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Metz:

Taking a bus is about $374 (€327) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $465 (€407) for this journey.

Taking a bus is about $100 (€87) less than taking a train, which costs on average $191 (€167) for this route.

The fastest way from Lyon to Metz is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Metz that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Metz by bus can take on average 12 h.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 32 min.

The Lyon to Metz distance is around 240 miles (387 km).

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Metz is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Lyon to Metz as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lyon to Metz:

  • Buses mostly leave from Lyon, Gare Perrache and tend to arrive in Metz, Gare routière.
  • Trains from Lyon to Metz most often leave from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Metz Ville.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lyon to Metz:

  • You can travel to Metz from Lyon by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $91 (€80) with Flixbus from Lyon to Metz.
  • You can go to Metz from Lyon by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $465 (€407) with Lufthansa Cityline from Lyon to Metz on Omio.
  • You can go to Metz from Lyon by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for $191 (€167) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Lyon to Metz on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Lyon to Metz with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Metz with with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You'll find 2 direct trains a day to Metz with SNCF | TGV INOUI.

Direct services to Metz tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Omio customers who travel from Lyon to Metz often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Luxembourg or Strasbourg. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Metz and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Lyon to Metz, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $91 (€80) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $465 (€407) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $191 (€167) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lyon to Metz online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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