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There are 6 ways to get from Luxembourg to Erkelenz by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Duesseldorf Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Erkelenz Re / ...

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Train via Koblenz  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Erkelenz Re / ...

Bus  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Maastricht 180 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Maastricht to Mönchengladbach Kaiserstraße 1304

Bus, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Centre, Stäreplaz / Étoile to Haut-Martelange, Gare 901
  2. Take the bus from MARTELANGE Pont de la Sûre to LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C E69
  3. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Aachen Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Erkelenz Re / ...

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Erkelenz 232.7 km

Fly, train  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Erkelenz

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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Erkelenz is to train which costs €13 - €26 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Erkelenz is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Erkelenz. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Erkelenz via Duesseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Erkelenz is 164 km. The road distance is 232.7 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Erkelenz without a car is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs €13 - €26.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Luxembourg to Erkelenz, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Erkelenz is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs €13 - €26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €45 and takes 5h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Luxembourg to Erkelenz train services, operated by National Express, arrive at Erkelenz station.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Erkelenz.
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  • Distance: 163.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Erkelenz, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Erkelenz via Duesseldorf Hbf in around 4h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luxembourg to Erkelenz via Maastricht, Mönchengladbach Kaiserstraße, and Moenchengladbach Hbf in around 5h 22m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Train operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Erkelenz
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Aachen Hbf to Erkelenz
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Erkelenz, Bf,Erkelenz
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Erkelenz, Bf,Erkelenz
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Süwex
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Erkelenz, Bf,Erkelenz
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Maastricht to Mönchengladbach Kaiserstraße
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
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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Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Centre, Stäreplaz / Étoile to Haut-Martelange, Gare
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
TEC
Phone
081 32.27.11
Website
letec.be
Bus from MARTELANGE Pont de la Sûre to LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
TEC

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Erkelenz is 233 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Luxembourg to Erkelenz.

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Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Erkelenz. Prices start at €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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