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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 via Koblenz  •  4h 44m

  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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Erkelenz, Bf Re4 / ...

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Train  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Duesseldorf Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Erkelenz, Bf Re 4 / ...

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Bus  •  5h 16m

  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 56m

  1. Take the bus from Centre, Stäreplaz / Étoile to Martelange, Gare 590
  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, Bf Re / ...

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Erkelenz 232.7 km

Fly, train  •  4h 36m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Erkelenz is to train which costs €13 - €27 and takes 4h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Erkelenz is to drive which costs €27 - €40 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, Bf via Koblenz Hbf and Düsseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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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 via Koblenz which takes 4h 44m and costs €16 - €95.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m 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 via Koblenz which takes 4h 44m and costs €16 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €45 and takes 5h 16m.

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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, Bf station.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Erkelenz.
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  • Distance: 163.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Erkelenz via Koblenz Hbf, Duesseldorf Hbf, and Düsseldorf Hbf in around 4h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luxembourg to Erkelenz via Maastricht, Mönchengladbach Kaiserstraße, and Mönchengladbach, Hbf in around 5h 16m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Train operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
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 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Luxembourg to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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 Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Erkelenz, Bf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Erkelenz
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Erkelenz, Bf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Erkelenz, Bf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
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)
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Süwex
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 Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Erkelenz, Bf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Koblenz central station to Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 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
3 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
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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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RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Centre, Stäreplaz / Étoile to 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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Lufthansa offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 61+ 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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