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There are 6 ways to get from Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
  2. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Frankfurt central train station

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Train via Irsch

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Trier Hbf
  2. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt

Train

  1. Take the train from Sandweiler-Contern to Koblenz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main

Fly

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main by bus and train

The journey time between Luxembourg and Frankfurt am Main is around 4h 9m and covers a distance of around 305 km. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 43m. Operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), Deutsche Bahn Regional, Süwex and others, the Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main service departs from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière and arrives in Frankfurt. Typically 80 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 31m
Layover time:
37 min
Total time:
4h 9m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 43m
Journey distance:
305 km
Services per week:
80
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:00
Last service departs at:
20:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main 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, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, 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, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, 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, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, 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, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, 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, France, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, 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 Frankfurt am Main is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Frankfurt am Main is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Frankfurt am Main 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.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs €14 - €18 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs €26 - €40 and takes 2h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arriving at Frankfurt central train station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Frankfurt via Trier Hbf and Koblenz Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Frankfurt am Main is 191 km. The road distance is 238.5 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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

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Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which takes 4h 10m and costs €14 - €18. Alternatively, you can train via Irsch, which costs and takes 4h 59m, you could also fly, which costs €21 - €220 and takes 2h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 191.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Frankfurt central train station once daily. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 4h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main via Trier Hbf and Koblenz Hauptbahnhof in around 4h 59m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Train operators
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 Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Süwex
Website
delfi.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Luxembourg to Trier, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €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 Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €41
1st Class
€31 - €37
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 Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Bahn DE
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Sandweiler-Contern to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
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Website
delfi.de
Train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
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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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt central train station.

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Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main is 238 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Luxembourg to Frankfurt am Main train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 420+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. 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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