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Train  •  6h 46m

  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 Sargans Ice / ...

SFr 115 - SFr 180

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Bus  •  10h 57m

  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

SFr 34 - SFr 42

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Train via Zürich  •  7h 32m

  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 Buchs SG Rjx / ...

SFr 127 - SFr 213

Bus, train  •  11h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Europe Gare routière to Merzig, Bahnhof 155 / ...
  2. Take the train from Merzig(Saar) to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Rb / ...
  4. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Konstanz Re / ...
  5. Take the train from Konstanz to Herisau Re
  6. Take the train from Herisau to Buchs SG S4

Drive  •  5h 16m

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Buchs 567.1 km

SFr 65 - SFr 100

Fly from Luxembourg, train  •  6h 8m

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

SFr 107 - SFr 357

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Buchs SG

SFr 129 - SFr 288

Luxembourg to Buchs by train

The train journey time between Luxembourg and Buchs is around 7h 43m and covers a distance of around 540 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 6m. Operated by TGV inOui, SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Luxembourg to Buchs train service departs from Luxembourg and arrives in Buchs SG. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 43m
Fastest train time:
7h 6m
Train distance:
540 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
28 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 Buchs train schedules

Luxembourg → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Luxembourg

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Luxembourg

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to arrivals from Luxembourg
  • 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
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland 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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Buchs is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

The social distance requirement in Buchs is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Buchs is to bus which costs €30 - €40 and takes 10h 57m.

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The fastest way to get from Luxembourg to Buchs is to drive which takes 5h 16m and costs €60 - €90.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luxembourg to Buchs. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arriving at Buchs SG, EW via Zürich, Bus Station and Sargans, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Buchs. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Buchs SG via Colmar, Basel SBB and Sargans. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Buchs is 368 km. The road distance is 567.1 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Buchs without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs €100 - €170.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Luxembourg to Buchs, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Buchs is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs €100 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 10h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Buchs.
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  • Distance: 367.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 46m

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

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Buchs via Colmar, Basel SBB, and Sargans in around 6h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luxembourg to Buchs via Zürich, Bus Station and Sargans, Bahnhof in around 10h 57m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 750
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 480
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 280
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 480
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 23m
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 33 - SFr 39
1st Class
SFr 27 - 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 12 - SFr 29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 12 - SFr 17
Rail 1st Class
SFr 20 - SFr 29
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 Sargans
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85
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 Sargans
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Merzig(Saar) to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Konstanz to Herisau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Herisau to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Europe Gare routière to Merzig, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 0
Website
Mobiliteit

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Luxembourg to Buchs bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Sargans, Bahnhof station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Buchs is 567 km. It takes approximately 5h 16m to drive from Luxembourg to Buchs.

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

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There are 71+ hotels available in Buchs. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Luxembourg Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 22 min and costs €2.

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