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There are 3 ways to get from Luxembourg to Black Forest by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Offenburg to Triberg Re / ...

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Bus  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof 299 / ...

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 29m

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Black Forest 342.1 km

Luxembourg to Black Forest by bus and train

The journey time between Luxembourg and Black Forest is around 25h 33m and covers a distance of around 366 km. This includes an average layover time of around 19h 6m. The fastest journey normally takes 25h 33m. Operated by FlixBus, Deutsche Bahn Regional, Sbg - Bus and others, the Luxembourg to Black Forest service departs from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arrives in Schollach Beierleshof. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 27m
Layover time:
19h 6m
Total time:
25h 33m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
25h 33m
Journey distance:
366 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:00
Last service departs at:
12:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luxembourg to Black Forest bus and train schedules

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, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, 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
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 doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, France, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • 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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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 Black Forest is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Black Forest is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Black Forest 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: 23 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Black Forest is to bus which costs €22 - €30 and takes 7h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Black Forest is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 29m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Black Forest is 237 km. The road distance is 342.1 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Black Forest without a car is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs €130 - €230.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Luxembourg to Black Forest, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Black Forest is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs €130 - €230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €30 and takes 7h 39m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Black Forest is 342 km. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Luxembourg to Black Forest.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Black Forest. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Black Forest.
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  • Distance: 237.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 56m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Black Forest via Strasbourg, Strasbourg Bahnhof, Offenburg, and Triberg in around 3h 56m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof once daily. Tickets cost €16 - €21 and the journey takes 5h 15m.

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
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 Offenburg to Triberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Offenburg to Triberg
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
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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