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There are 4 ways to get from Luxembourg to Leimen 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 Saarbrücken Hbf to Pirmasens, Nord

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Train

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach
  3. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Pirmasens, Nord

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Zweibrücken central train station
  2. Take the bus from Zweibrücken, Hbf Bstg 1 to Pirmasens, Exerzierplatz

Drive

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Leimen

Luxembourg to Leimen by bus and train

The journey time between Luxembourg and Leimen is around 5h 56m and covers a distance of around 178 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 2m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 41m. Operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), Bahn DE, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Luxembourg to Leimen service departs from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière and arrives in Leimen, Ortseingang. Typically 38 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 54m
Layover time:
3h 2m
Total time:
5h 56m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 41m
Journey distance:
178 km
Services per week:
38
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:00
Last service departs at:
19:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luxembourg to Leimen bus and train schedules

Luxembourg → Germany
Partially open

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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 Leimen is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Leimen 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: 18 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 Leimen is to drive which costs €19 - €28 and takes 1h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Leimen is to drive which costs €19 - €28 and takes 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luxembourg to Leimen. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arriving at Leimen, Ortseingang via Zweibrücken, Hbf Bstg 1 and Pirmasens, Exerzierplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Leimen is 124 km. The road distance is 172.8 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Leimen without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 33m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Luxembourg to Leimen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Leimen is to bus which takes 5h 43m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €27 - €110 and takes 5h 52m.

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Luxembourg to Leimen bus services, operated by DB Regio Bus Mitte GmbH, arrive at Pirmasens, Exerzierplatz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Leimen is 173 km. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Luxembourg to Leimen.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Leimen.
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  • Distance: 124.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 33m

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

You can take a bus from Luxembourg to Leimen via Zweibrücken, Hbf Bstg 1 and Pirmasens, Exerzierplatz in around 5h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luxembourg to Leimen via Metz Ville, Forbach(F), Saarbrücken Hbf, Pirmasens Nord, Muenchweiler(Rodalb), and Münchweiler, Bahnhof in around 5h 52m.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Pirmasens, Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Bahn DE
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 Pirmasens Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
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 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)
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 Zweibrücken central train station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Zweibrücken, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
DB Regio Bus Mitte GmbH
Phone
+49 6131 4948146
Website
bahn.de
Bus from Zweibrücken, Hbf Bstg 1 to Pirmasens, Exerzierplatz
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB Regio Bus Mitte GmbH
Westpfalz
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Zweibrücken, Hbf to Pirmasens, Exerzierplatz
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de

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