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There are 5 ways to get from Luxembourg to Benken by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Colmar Tgv
  2. Take the train from Colmar to Basel Sbb Ter
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB Ir / ...
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil S15 / ...

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Night bus, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the night bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Zurich Bus Station N831
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil S15 / ...

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Bus  •  11h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Zurich Bus Station 299
  2. Take the bus from Zürich, Bus Station to Sargans, Bahnhof B

Drive  •  4h 45m

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Benken 466.5 km

Fly, train  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Ziegelbrücke

Luxembourg to Benken by train

The train journey time between Luxembourg and Benken is around 6h 54m and covers a distance of around 492 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 56m. The fastest train normally takes 6h 42m. Operated by TGV inOui, SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Luxembourg to Benken train service departs from Luxembourg and arrives in Benken SG. Typically 14 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:
4h 57m
Layover time:
1h 56m
Total time:
6h 54m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
6h 42m
Train distance:
492 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
25 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 Benken train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Benken is to night bus and train which costs €40 - €60 and takes 8h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Luxembourg to Benken is to fly and train which takes 4h 23m and costs €85 - €220.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Benken. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Benken SG via Colmar, Basel SBB, Zürich HB and Rapperswil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Benken is 342 km. The road distance is 466.5 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Benken without a car is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs €85 - €150.

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Luxembourg to Benken, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Benken is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs €85 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11h 54m.

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

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Luxembourg to Benken train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Rapperswil station.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Benken.
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  • Distance: 342.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 35m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Benken, Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Benken via Colmar, Basel SBB, Zürich HB, and Rapperswil in around 6h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luxembourg to Benken via Zürich, Bus Station, Sargans, Bahnhof, Sargans, Ziegelbrücke, and Ziegelbrücke, Bahnhof Nord in around 11h 54m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 550
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 Colmar
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 70
1st Class
SFr 55 - SFr 70
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 32 - SFr 38
1st Class
SFr 26 - SFr 32
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 Colmar to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 17
Rail 1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 28
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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 21
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Ziegelbrücke
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Bus Station to Sargans, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
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
Night bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 30
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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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Benken is 467 km. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Luxembourg to Benken.

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

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There are 266+ hotels available in Benken. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Luxembourg Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs €0 - €2.

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