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There are 5 ways to get from Luxembourg to Kirn by bus, train or car

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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 Kirn

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Trier Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Türkismühle

Train

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach
  3. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Kirn

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Gare routière Luxexpo to Trier, Busbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Türkismühle

Drive

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Kirn

Luxembourg to Kirn by bus and train

The journey time between Luxembourg and Kirn is around 3h 18m and covers a distance of around 187 km. This includes an average layover time of around 43 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 37m. Operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), Die Länderbahn and vlexx, the Luxembourg to Kirn service departs from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière and arrives in Kirn. 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:
2h 35m
Layover time:
43 min
Total time:
3h 18m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 37m
Journey distance:
187 km
Services per week:
80
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
16 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 Kirn 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, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, 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, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, 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, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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  • 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, Estonia, France, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, 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 Kirn is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Kirn 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 16 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Kirn is to drive which costs €13 - €21 and takes 1h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Kirn is to drive which costs €13 - €21 and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Kirn. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Kirn via Metz Ville, Forbach(F) and Saarbruecken Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 9m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Kirn is 97 km. The road distance is 122.4 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Kirn without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 51m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Luxembourg to Kirn, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Kirn is to train which takes 4h 9m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 23m.

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Luxembourg to Kirn train services, operated by Die Länderbahn, arrive at Kirn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Kirn is 122 km. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Luxembourg to Kirn.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Kirn.
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  • Distance: 97.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 51m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Kirn, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany?

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Kirn via Metz Ville, Forbach(F), and Saarbruecken Hbf in around 4h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luxembourg to Kirn via Kirchberg, Luxexpo, Kirchberg, Gare routière Luxexpo, Trier, Hauptbahnhof, Türkismühle, and Tuerkismuehle in around 4h 23m.

Train operators
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Kirn
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
vlexx
Phone
+49 6131 61012-11
Email
info@vlexx.de
Website
vlexx.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Kirn, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
vlexx
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Süwex
Website
delfi.de
Train from Luxembourg to Trier, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.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 Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
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 Forbach
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Metz Ville to Forbach
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
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)
Saargau on Tour
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Türkismühle
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Nikolaus Kirsch GmbH
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Bahnhof, Türkismühle Nohfelden
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Gare routière Luxexpo to Trier, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit

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