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Travelling from Nancy to Metz by train

Looking to travel from Nancy to Metz by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 44 minutes to travel from Nancy to Metz by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 37 minutes though. You'll usually find 46 trains per day running along the 29 miles (47 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes on your way to Metz. SNCF, which is the national train operator in France, will whisk you to Metz on either a TER or Intercités service, both of which are modern trains with comfortable seating.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Nancy to Metz start from €5.00 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Metz by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Nancy to Metz by train

It takes an average of 44m to travel from Nancy to Metz by train, over a distance of around 29 miles (47 km). There are normally 46 trains per day travelling from Nancy to Metz and tickets for this journey start from €5 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 37m
PriceFrom €5
Distance29 miles (47 km)
Frequency46 trains per day
First train05:28
Last train22:37
Departure stationNancy
Arrival stationMetz
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus, Other

Nancy to Metz train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nancy to Metz for Tuesday 24th May 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:20 11:58 38m, direct
11:28 12:21 53m, direct
11:50 12:28 38m, direct
12:20 12:58 38m, direct
12:28 13:21 53m, direct
13:50 14:28 38m, direct
14:20 14:58 38m, direct
14:25 15:21 56m, direct
14:50 15:28 38m, direct
15:20 15:58 38m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Nancy to Metz

You can travel from Nancy to Metz on TER and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Nancy to Metz

The price of train tickets from Nancy to Metz starts at €5 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Nancy to Metz by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Nancy to Metz? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Nancy to Metz take?

The average journey time by train between Nancy and Metz is 44 minutes, with around 46 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Nancy and Metz by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nancy to Metz is 37 minutes.

How much does the train from Nancy to Metz cost?

Train ticket prices from Nancy to Metz can start from as little as €5 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Nancy to Metz?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Nancy to Metz without having to change trains. There are 46 direct trains from Nancy to Metz each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Nancy to Metz leave?

The first train from Nancy to Metz leaves at 05:28. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Nancy to Metz leave?

The last train from Nancy to Metz leaves at 22:37. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Nancy and Metz by train?

Trains travelling from Nancy to Metz cover a distance of around 29 miles (47 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Metz to Nancy. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Nancy to Metz.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Nancy to Metz for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/24/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/18/2022 for travel on 05/18/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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