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There are 4 ways to get from Thionville to Luxembourg by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Luxembourg Ter / ...

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Bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the bus from Thionville, Foch Kiosque to Howald, Ronneboesch 301 / ...

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Rideshare  •  41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Thionville to Luxemburg City 33 km

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Thionville to Luxembourg 33.8 km

Thionville to Luxembourg by train

The train journey time between Thionville and Luxembourg is around 26 min and covers a distance of around 32 km. The fastest train normally takes 24 min. Services are operated by SNCF and TGV inOui. Typically 240 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
26 min
Fastest train time:
24 min
Train distance:
32 km
Trains per week:
240
Cheapest price:
€5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:19
Last train departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thionville to Luxembourg train schedules

France → Luxembourg
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Conditions of entry into Luxembourg from France

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Rules to follow in Luxembourg

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Luxembourg from France.

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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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Luxembourg is 8002 8080.

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

The social distance requirement in Luxembourg is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8002 8080.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Luxembourg.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thionville to Luxembourg is to rideshare which costs €4 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thionville to Luxembourg is to drive which costs €3 - €6 and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thionville, Foch Kiosque and arriving at Howald, Ronneboesch. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Thionville and arriving at Luxembourg. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Thionville and Luxembourg is 28 km. The road distance is 33.8 km.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Luxembourg without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs €5 - €27.

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The train from Thionville to Luxembourg takes 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Thionville to Luxembourg bus services, operated by RGTR, depart from Thionville, Foch Kiosque station.

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Thionville to Luxembourg train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Thionville station.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Luxembourg is to train which takes 27 min and costs €5 - €27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €0 - €7 and takes 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Thionville to Luxembourg.
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  • Distance: 28.1 km
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Thionville, Grand Est, France and Luxembourg?

SNCF operates a train from Thionville to Luxembourg hourly. Tickets cost €5 - €18 and the journey takes 27 min. TGV inOui also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, RGTR operates a bus from Thionville, Foch Kiosque to Howald, Ronneboesch every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €0 and the journey takes 44 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Thionville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
27 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 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
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Thionville, Foch Kiosque to Howald, Ronneboesch
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
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.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Thionville to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Thionville to Luxemburg City
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Thionville to Luxembourg bus services, operated by RGTR, arrive at Howald, Ronneboesch station.

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Thionville to Luxembourg train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Luxembourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thionville to Luxembourg is 34 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Thionville to Luxembourg.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Thionville and Luxembourg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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