There are 7 ways to get from Essen to Luxembourg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Luxembourg Railways (CFL)  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Re

$13 - $36

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Bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Essen to Trier, Trier train 236

$18 - $32

Train Bahn DE  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena S6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Trier Hbf Re12

$50 - $66

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Essen to Luxembourg 170 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Luxembourg (LUX) FRA - LUX

$83 - $376

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Luxembourg (LUX) DUS - LUX

$110 - $298

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Luxembourg (LUX) AMS - LUX

$136 - $362

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Essen to Luxembourg. However, there are services departing from Essen and arriving at Centre, Fondation Pescatore via Trier, Hauptbahnhof and Kirchberg, Luxexpo Quai 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Essen to Luxembourg. However, there are services departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at Luxembourg, Gare Centrale via Duesseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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The distance between Essen and Luxembourg is 214 km. The road distance is 272 km.

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The best way to get from Essen to Luxembourg without a car is to train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Essen to Luxembourg, including transfers.

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Essen to Luxembourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Essen station.

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Essen to Luxembourg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Essen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Essen to Luxembourg is to train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Essen to Luxembourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Trier, Trier train station.

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Map of how to get from Essen to Luxembourg.
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  • Distance: 134 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Essen, Germany and Luxembourg?

You can take a train from Essen to Luxembourg via Düsseldorf Hbf and Duesseldorf Hbf in around 5 h 8 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Essen to Luxembourg twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Hahn Air
Website
hahnair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $110
Train from Essen Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
avv.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
avv.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Essen to Trier, Trier train
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Essen to Luxembourg train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Luxembourg, Gare Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Essen to Luxembourg is 272 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Essen to Luxembourg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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