Metz to Bologna by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 49m
  • Distance
    648 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    15hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Metz to Bologna by train

Fast trains from Metz to Bologna take around 9 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 648 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Metz and Bologna.

1. Are there direct trains from Metz to Bologna?

Journeys between Metz and Bologna usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Metz to Bologna every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Metz to Bologna?

The Metz to Bologna train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Metz to Bologna train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bologna is usually scheduled to depart Metz around 06:37 and the last train is around 19:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Metz around 06:42, and the last at 20:50.

When to book Metz to Bologna train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Metz to Bologna by train.

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Which train companies operate between Metz and Bologna?

More than one train company operates on the route from Metz to Bologna, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Alleo
  • EuroCity
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Italo
  • Lyria
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Thello
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.