There are 5 ways to get from Cologne to Luxembourg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Re

$4

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd to Trier Hbf Re12
  2. Take the bus from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Kirchberg, Gare routière Luxexpo 118

$41 - $51

Rideshare  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cologne to Luxemburg City 128.9 miles

$11 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Luxembourg 127.6 miles

$26 - $40

Train, fly  •  3 h

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

$100 - $328

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Luxembourg, Gare Centrale. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Luxembourg is 158 km. The road distance is 204.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Luxembourg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs .

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The train from Köln Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale takes 3 h 15 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Cologne to Luxembourg train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Köln Hbf station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Luxembourg is 204 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Cologne to Luxembourg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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  • Distance: 98.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Luxembourg?

Luxembourg Railways (CFL) operates a train from Cologne to Luxembourg once daily. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Train operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Mobiliteit
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Kirchberg, Gare routière Luxexpo
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cologne to Luxemburg City
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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