It is situated in Lorraine, at the heart of Europe, and is a département endowed with astonishing natural and cultural riches which are well worth a detour. The Meuse is easy to get to: it is waiting for you. It is 1hr from Paris, 1½hrs from Strasbourg, 5¼hrs from Bordeaux direct by the East European TGV (high-speed train).
Coming to the Meuse by road
- From Paris to the Meuse: Bar-le-Duc 237km away via the RN4.
- Verdun 262km away via the A4 motorway or 243km away via the RN3.
- From Lyon to the Meuse: Verdun 464km away via the A6, A31 motorways and the D964.
- From Brussels to the Meuse: Verdun 256km away via the E411 motorway, the N18 and the N3.
Coming to the Meuse by air
- Access to the Meuse through the regional airport of Metz-Nancy Lorraine, 90km from Bar-le-Duc and 80km from Verdun.
- Access to the Meuse through Paris-Orly and Paris-Roissy airports, 250km from Verdun and Bar-le-Duc.
- Access to the Meuse through Luxembourg International Airport, 100km from Verdun.
Coming to the Meuse by train
- The East European TGV line serves the stations of Bar-le-Duc and Meuse TGV (30km from Bar-le-Duc and 25km from Verdun), in 1hr 40mins for Bar-le-Duc and 1hr for Meuse TGV from Paris. Shuttle bus from Meuse TGV to Bar-le-Duc, Commercy and Verdun.
- Bar-le-Duc is also served by the TER (Regional Express Train) in 2hrs 20 mins from Paris, with a total of 7 daily services.
- The towns of Verdun and Commercy are accessible by TER with connections via Châlons-en-Champagne and Bar-le-Duc respectively.
Distances in kilometres between the towns of the Meuse (Verdun and Bar-Le-Duc) and the main towns in France and the rest of Europe