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There are 5 ways to get from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Bettembourg Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bettembourg, Gare routière to Esch/Alzette, Gare routière L60 / ...

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Line 301 bus, line 321 bus  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the line 301 bus from Thionville, Foch Kiosque to Gasperich, Cloche d'Or 301
  2. Take the line 321 bus from Gasperich, Cloche d'Or to Esch/Alzette, Terres Rouges 321

3 alternative options

Train, line 307 bus  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Bettembourg Ter / ...
  2. Take the line 307 bus from Bettembourg, Gare routière to Esch/Alzette, Grand-rue 307

Train  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Luxembourg Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Esch/Alzette, Gare Re / ...

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette 33.4 km

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The cost-effective way to get from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette is to line 301 bus and line 321 bus, which costs and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette is to drive which costs €3 - €5 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette. However, there are services departing from Thionville, Foch Kiosque and arriving at Esch/Alzette, Terres Rouges via Gasperich, Cloche d'Or. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Esch/Alzette, Gare via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Thionville and Esch-sur-Alzette is 20 km. The road distance is 33.4 km.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette without a car is to train and bus which takes 56 min and costs €4 - €26.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette, including transfers.

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Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette bus services, operated by RGTR, depart from Thionville, Foch Kiosque station.

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Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Thionville station.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette is to line 301 bus and line 321 bus which takes 1h 34m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €8 - €30 and takes 1h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette.
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  • Distance: 19.9 km
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Thionville, Grand Est, France and Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg?

You can take a bus from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette via Gasperich, Cloche d'Or in around 1h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale in around 1h 51m.

Train operators
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Thionville to Bettembourg
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Rail 1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Thionville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
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 Thionville to Bettembourg
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€14 - €26
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€22 - €26
1st Class
€14 - €17
Train from Thionville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€16 - €19
Bus operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Bettembourg, Gare routière to Esch/Alzette, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Bettembourg, Gare routière to Esch/Alzette, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
Bus from Bettembourg, Gare routière to Esch/Alzette, Grand-rue
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
Bus from Thionville, Foch Kiosque to Gasperich, Cloche d'Or
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
Bus from Gasperich, Cloche d'Or to Esch/Alzette, Terres Rouges
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit

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Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette bus services, operated by RGTR, arrive at Esch/Alzette, Terres Rouges station.

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Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Esch/Alzette, Gare station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette is 33 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Thionville to Esch-sur-Alzette.

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