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Lyon to Metz by train

The journey from Lyon to Metz by train is 241.25 mi and takes 6 hr 0 min. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:34 AM and the last at 6:03 PM. It is possible to travel from Lyon to Metz by train for as little as $55.42 or as much as $121.11. The best price for this journey is $55.42.

Lowest Price$55.42
Journey Duration6 hr 0 min
Connection per Day10
Lowest Price$55.42
Highest Price$121.11
First Departure7:34 AM
Last Departure6:03 PM
Distance241.25 mi
DepartureLyon
ArrivalMetz
CarriersOUIGO, TER

Lyon to Metz Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Lyon to Metz. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Lyon to Metz?

On average, a train ticket from Lyon to Metz will cost you $88.04. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $55.42. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Lyon to Metz. On average, though, you'll pay about $88.04 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Lyon to Metz by train?

The distance between Lyon and Metz is approximately 241.25 mi. In general, it will take you about 6 hr 0 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. In order to get from Lyon to Metz faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Lyon and Metz will complete the journey in 4 hr 29 min. On average, it will take you about 6 hr 0 min to travel the 241.25 mi between Lyon and Metz.

What time are the first and last departures from Lyon to Metz?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Lyon at 7:34 AM, and the last departure will leave at 6:03 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Lyon to Metz can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first departure of the night from Lyon to Metz leaves at 7:34 AM, while the last journey sets out at 6:03 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Lyon and Metz. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use on the Lyon to Metz route?

You will be able to leave Lyon by using stations such as Lyon Saint-Paul,Lyon - Part-Dieu,Lyon - Vaise,Lyon, Perrache. These connect you to stations including Metz, Boulevard Poincaré,Metz, Gare routière,Metz Nord in Metz. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Lyon or in Metz, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Lyon to Metz take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Lyon to Metz can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 10 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Lyon to Metz. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Lyon to Metz varies, but in general, you can expect to find 3 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 7 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Lyon to Metz. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Metz
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lyon to Metz.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lyon to Metz, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Lyon to Metz.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $41.54 to $130.23 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 68% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Lyon to Metz

The cheapest Lyon - Metz train tickets can be found for as low as $48.21 if you’re lucky, or $69.80 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $81.13.

Find the best day to travel to Metz by train

When travelling to Metz by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Ticket types and facilities from Lyon to Metz

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO and TER when traveling from Lyon to Metz.

Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board OUIGO, TER and TGV inOui from Lyon to Metz
Compare services on board when travelling from Lyon to Metz by train.
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Lyon to Metz CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
27.18kg
Bus
29.12kg
Flight
77.65kg
Car
62.12kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lyon to Metz by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lyon and Metz are 27.18kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lyon and Metz? By taking the train between Lyon and Metz you will save 50.47kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.94kg compared to a bus and 34.94kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lyon to Metz?
A train ticket from Lyon to Metz is $88.04. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $55.42.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lyon to Metz?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lyon to Metz is $55.42. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Lyon and Metz by train?
Lyon to Metz is 241.25 mi.
How long does the train between Lyon and Metz take?
Lyon to Metz is on average 6 hr 0 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 29 min.
Which companies operate from Lyon to Metz?
The train journey from Lyon to Metz is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: OUIGO, TER and TGV inOui.
How many train connections per day go from Lyon to Metz?
Lyon to Metz has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lyon to Metz leave?
The earliest train from Lyon to Metz departs at 7:34 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Lyon to Metz depart?
The latest train from Lyon to Metz departs at 6:03 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Lyon to Metz in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $55.42 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Lyon to Metz?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Lyon to go to Metz.
What's the fastest journey time between Lyon to Metz by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lyon and Metz is 4 hr 29 min.
Is there a direct train from Lyon to Metz?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lyon and Metz.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lyon to Metz by train?
The train journey from Lyon to Metz creates 27.18kg of CO2 emissions.

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