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There are 5 ways to get from Luxembourg to Alken by bus, train or car

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Liège Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Hasselt

4 alternative options

Bus, line 1 bus, line 74 bus

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Liège Guillemins
  2. Take the line 1 bus from LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai A to LIEGE Place St-Lambert
  3. Take the line 74 bus from Liège Place Saint-Lambert to Tongeren Sint-Truiderpoort
  4. Take the bus from Tongeren Sint-Truiderpoort to Borgloon Rusthuis

Train

  1. Take the train from Arlon / Aarlen to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Alken

Bus, train via Martelange

  1. Take the bus from Centre, Stäreplaz / Étoile to Martelange, Gare
  2. Take the bus from MARTELANGE Pont de la Sûre to LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C
  3. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Hasselt

Drive

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Alken

Luxembourg to Alken by bus and train

The journey time between Luxembourg and Alken is around 4h 44m and covers a distance of around 222 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 7m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 13m. Operated by FlixBus, FlixBus-de, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and others, the Luxembourg to Alken service departs from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arrives in Alken Kerk. Typically 19 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 36m
Layover time:
1h 7m
Total time:
4h 44m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 13m
Journey distance:
222 km
Services per week:
19
Cheapest price:
€17
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:25
Last service departs at:
13:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luxembourg to Alken bus and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Alken is to bus and train which costs €17 - €26 and takes 4h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Luxembourg to Alken is to drive which takes 2h 9m and costs €23 - €35.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luxembourg to Alken. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arriving at Alken Bibliotheek via LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai A, Liège Place Saint-Lambert, Tongeren Sint-Truiderpoort and Borgloon Rusthuis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Alken. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale and arriving at Alken via Arlon / Aarlen and Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 39m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Alken is 152 km. The road distance is 214.5 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Alken without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 28m and costs €17 - €26.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Luxembourg to Alken, including transfers.

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Luxembourg to Alken bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon station.

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Luxembourg to Alken train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Arlon / Aarlen station.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Alken is to bus and line 1 bus and line 74 bus which takes 5h 10m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €29 - €45 and takes 5h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Alken.
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  • Distance: 152.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Alken, Belgium?

You can take a bus from Luxembourg to Alken via Liège Guillemins, LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai A, LIEGE Place St-Lambert, Liège Place Saint-Lambert, Tongeren Sint-Truiderpoort, and Borgloon Rusthuis in around 5h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luxembourg to Alken via Arlon, Gare, Arlon / Aarlen, and Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord in around 5h 39m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Arlon / Aarlen to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €26
1st Class
€27 - €40
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Alken
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€14 - €20
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Liège Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Liège Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
TEC Liège - Verviers
Phone
+32 43 61 94 44
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai A to LIEGE Place St-Lambert
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
TEC Liège - Verviers
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Liège Place Saint-Lambert to Tongeren Sint-Truiderpoort
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Tongeren Sint-Truiderpoort to Borgloon Rusthuis
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Centre, Stäreplaz / Étoile to Martelange, Gare
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
TEC Namur - Luxembourg
Phone
+32 81 25 35 55
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from MARTELANGE Pont de la Sûre to LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
TEC Namur - Luxembourg

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Luxembourg to Alken bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Borgloon Rusthuis station.

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Luxembourg to Alken train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Alken station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Alken is 215 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Luxembourg to Alken.

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