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

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Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar
  2. Take the train from Colmar to Luxembourg Tgv

$76 - $97

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Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon N836

$19 - $35

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Train, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
  3. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Bus / ...

$49 - $70

Bus via Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station N831

$22 - $39

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Luxembourg 204.8 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Zurich, fly  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Luxembourg (LUX) ZRH - LUX

$109 - $341

Fly from Basel  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Luxembourg (LUX) BSL - LUX

$69 - $327

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Luxembourg is to bus which costs SFr 19 - SFr 35 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Luxembourg is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel, Basel central station station and arriving at Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Luxembourg. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Luxembourg via Colmar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Basel and Luxembourg is 252 km. The road distance is 327.6 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Luxembourg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Basel to Luxembourg, including transfers.

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Basel to Luxembourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.

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Basel to Luxembourg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Luxembourg is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 19 - SFr 35 and takes 5 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 330 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Luxembourg.
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  • Distance: 157.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Luxembourg?

You can take a train from Basel to Luxembourg via Colmar in around 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel to Luxembourg 4 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Colmar to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
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 Basel, Basel central station to Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Basel to Luxembourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon station.

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Basel to Luxembourg train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Luxembourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Luxembourg is 328 km. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Basel to Luxembourg.

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Flairjet, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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Book your Basel to Luxembourg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 236+ hotels available in Luxembourg. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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