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There are 4 ways to get from Luxembourg to Alsace by train, night bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Selestat

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Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Colmar

2 alternative options

Train via Metz

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Sélestat

Drive

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Alsace

Luxembourg to Alsace by train

The train journey time between Luxembourg and Alsace is around 4h 25m and covers a distance of around 252 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 54m. The fastest train normally takes 3h 17m. Operated by TGV inOui, SNCF and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Luxembourg to Alsace train service departs from Luxembourg and arrives in Scherwiller. Typically 12 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 31m
Layover time:
1h 54m
Total time:
4h 25m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 17m
Train distance:
252 km
Trains per week:
12
Cheapest price:
€52
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:06
Last train departs at:
10:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luxembourg to Alsace train schedules

Luxembourg → France
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International entry into France from Luxembourg

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Luxembourg
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from Luxembourg

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Luxembourg
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Maldives, Monaco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Iran, Maldives, Pakistan, Russia, Seychelles, Suriname and Turkey
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Luxembourg

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Luxembourg.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alsace is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alsace is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alsace is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Luxembourg from France.

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Last updated: 25 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Luxembourg to Alsace is to drive, which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Alsace is to drive which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Alsace. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Scherwiller via Strasbourg and Selestat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Alsace is 174 km. The road distance is 242.4 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Alsace without a car is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs €55 - €95.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Luxembourg to Alsace, including transfers.

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Luxembourg to Alsace train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Luxembourg station.

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Luxembourg to Alsace train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Selestat station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Alsace is 242 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Luxembourg to Alsace.

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  • Distance: 173.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 50m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Alsace, France?

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Alsace via Strasbourg and Selestat in around 2h 50m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a vehicle from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Colmar once daily. Tickets cost €16 - €20 and the journey takes 3h 50m.

Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Luxembourg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Strasbourg to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €29
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€24 - €29
1st Class
€17 - €21
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Train from Metz Ville to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Strasbourg to Selestat
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€13 - €20
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Strasbourg to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Colmar
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
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.
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