How to get from Luxembourg to Brussels by Train, Bus, Car

How to get from Luxembourg to Brussels by Train, Bus, Car

The distance between Luxembourg and Brussels is about 220 km. There are many ways to get from Luxembourg to Brussels as you can choose to travel by train, bus or rented car.

By Train

Traveling by train from Luxembourg to Brussels can be the best option as it is a very convenient and comfortable way to travel. Luxembourg Railway Station (Gare de Luxembourg) is the center of the country's rail network which also serves international routes to Belgium, France and Germany. There are many direct trains from Luxembourg City to Bruxelles-Midi (also called Brussels-South or Brussel-Zuid) station which is the biggest train station in Brussels. The journey from Luxembourg to Brussels by train takes a bit more than 3 hours.

Train Schedule

Luxembourg-Brussels train schedule can be found on CFL and Belgian Train websites. 

Train Tickets

Tickets for the train from Luxembourg to Brussels can be bought at the railway station. Booking ticket online is possible for certain routes. Such tickets can be bought via www.cfl.lu

By Bus

Taking a bus from Luxembourg to Brussels is another popular option as it is an inexpensive way to travel between the cities. Bus ticket price can be as cheap as 5 EUR per person.

There are few bus companies operating on the bus route between Luxembourg and Brussels. FlixBus is the main bus company on this route. Other companies offering bus from Luxembourg to Brussels services are Eurolines, Ouibus and RegioJet. However, these bus services usually include a transfer in another city as there is only 1 daily bus from Luxembourg to Brussels available.

The journey by a direct bus takes from Luxembourg to Brussels approximately 3 hours.

International buses depart from difference places such as Luxembourg Central Train Station, Avenue de la Faiencerie, P&R Bouillon. Most of the buses terminate at Brussels North (Gare du Nord) or Brussels South (Bruxelles-Midi) station. 

Bus Tickets

The best way for getting a bus ticket for a trip from Luxembourg to Brussels is booking the ticket online directly from the bus company. For bus tickets check:

By Car

If you have car or can afford to rent one, traveling by car is also a good option as the distance between Luxembourg and Brussels is not very big and there is no border between the countries as they both are part of the Schengen area.

There are many choices of car rental companies in Luxembourg: