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

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Gare routière Luxexpo to Trier, St. Matthias 118
  2. Take a taxi from Trier, St. Matthias to Birkenfeld

€192 - €232

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Merzig  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Europe Gare routière to Merzig, Bahnhof 155 / ...
  2. Take the train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf Rb / ...
  3. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Neubruecke(Nahe) Re / ...

€30 - €41

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Bus, train  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Saarbrücken bus station N506 / ...
  2. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Neubruecke(Nahe) Re / ...

€31 - €41

Train  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Trier Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Rb / ...
  3. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Neubruecke(Nahe) Re / ...

€40 - €55

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Birkenfeld 110.1 km

€12 - €18

Luxembourg → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Luxembourg

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Luxembourg
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Luxembourg

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Luxembourg
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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 also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Paraguay, Russia, South Africa and United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

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 Germany 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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Birkenfeld is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Birkenfeld is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 2 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Birkenfeld is to drive which costs €12 - €18 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Birkenfeld is to drive which costs €12 - €18 and takes 1h 4m.

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It is 75 km from Luxembourg to Birkenfeld. It is approximately 110.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Birkenfeld without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 2h 12m and costs €190 - €240.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Luxembourg to Birkenfeld, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Birkenfeld is 110 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Luxembourg to Birkenfeld.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Birkenfeld. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 74.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany?

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Birkenfeld via Trier Hbf, Saarbruecken Hbf, and Neubruecke(Nahe) in around 4h 24m.

Train operators
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Neubruecke(Nahe)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Neubruecke(Nahe)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Merzig(Saar) to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Trier Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Gare routière Luxexpo to Trier, St. Matthias
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
Bus from Kirchberg, Europe Gare routière to Merzig, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
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 Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Trier, St. Matthias to Birkenfeld
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
€190 - €230
Taxi Zentrale
Phone
+49 651/12012
Website
taxi-zentrale-trier.de
Taxi Gauer-Dahm GmbH & Co. KG
Phone
+49 651 48048
Website
trier-taxi.de
Express Taxi Trier
Phone
+49 651/9973409
Website
express-taxi-trier.de

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