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There are 9 ways to get from Luxembourg to Colchester by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train via Paris  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Paris l'Est Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

£202 - £505

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Bus  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Colchester East Hill/High Street National Express

£20 - £28

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Train  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Arlon / Aarlen to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

£127 - £363

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Brussels-North train station N36 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brussels to London
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

£48 - £67

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 26m

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Colchester

£186 - £212

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 27m

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Colchester

£75 - £108

Fly Luxembourg to London Stansted, train  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to London Stansted (STN) LUX - STN
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Colchester

£34 - £138

Fly Luxembourg to London City, train  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to London City (LCY) LUX - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

£83 - £277

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Stansted  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN

£54 - £155

Luxembourg to Colchester by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Luxembourg and Colchester is around 8h 46m and covers a distance of around 570 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 46m. Services are operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others. Typically 19 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 46m
Fastest journey time:
6h 46m
Journey distance:
570 miles
Services per week:
19
Cheapest price:
£177
Carbon emissions:
48 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:17
Last service departs at:
18:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luxembourg to Colchester train, walk and subway schedules

Luxembourg → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Luxembourg

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

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Luxembourg

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Luxembourg
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Iceland, Israel, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Luxembourg

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Luxembourg.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Colchester is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Colchester is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Colchester is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Yes, entry into Luxembourg from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Colchester is to bus which costs €22 - €35 and takes 12h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Colchester is to fly and train which costs €95 - €330 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luxembourg station to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière and arriving at Colchester East Hill/High Street via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Colchester via Metz Ville, Paris Nord, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 17m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Colchester is 279 miles.

The best way to get from Luxembourg to Colchester without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 17m and costs €230 - €600.

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It takes approximately 8h 17m to get from Luxembourg to Colchester, including transfers.

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Luxembourg to Colchester bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière.

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Luxembourg to Colchester train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Colchester is to train via Paris which takes 8h 17m and costs €230 - €600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €35 and takes 12h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 278.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 17m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Colchester, England?

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Colchester via Metz Ville, Paris l'Est, Paris Nord, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 8h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luxembourg to Colchester via London, Victoria Green Line Station and London Victoria Coach Station in around 12h 5m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Luxembourg to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£13 - £80
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Train operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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 Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£23 - £27
1st Class
£17 - £21
Train from Metz Ville to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£50 - £60
1st Class
£50 - £60
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 Metz Ville to Paris-Est
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£75 - £140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£100 - £120
Standard Premier
£140 - £180
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£85 - £110
Standard Premier
£120 - £160
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £15
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£20 - £30
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£23 - £28
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£23 - £28
Train from Chelmsford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£10 - £13
Train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£21 - £26
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£21 - £26
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Koblenz Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
RegioJet
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Colchester East Hill/High Street
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
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 Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Brussels to London
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to London Stansted Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Luxembourg to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Colchester East Hill/High Street station.

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Colchester is 1h behind Luxembourg. It is currently 3:51 PM in Luxembourg and 2:51 PM in Colchester.

Luxembourg to Colchester train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Colchester station.

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Ryanair offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to London Stansted Airport.

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There are 98+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at £75 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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