The TGV high-speed train currently links Luxembourg City and Paris within 2 hours 5 minutes and Luxembourg City and Strasbourg in 90 minutes. Thus Luxembourg is well connected with major European cities.
Dense railway network connecting the Grand Duchy with the whole of Europe (www.cfl.lu)
Travel by car
Car registration plate code: L
Highway Code on the website of the Department of Transport (in French)
Free and dense motorway network
- The Grand Duchy is located on the E25 and E44 international routes.
- A1 motorway – 220km to Cologne
- A3 motorway – 374km to Paris
- A4 motorway – linking Luxembourg City and Esch-sur-Alzette
- A6 motorway – 229km to Brussels
- A7 motorway – northern route, linking Ettelbruck and Luxembourg City
- A31 motorway – 225km to Strasbourg
Public transport throughout the country: Train and bus network, including special services such as during the night or during certain events (information on www.mobiliteit.lu)
Public transport in Luxembourg City: train and bus network (City Night Bus, free City Shopping Bus, Call a bus or bus on demand, Sightseeing Bus); park and ride system (www.avl.lu)
Tram: a project to introduce trams is currently being put into action. The project should be completed by 2020/21. One line will run from the Cloche d'Or (southern part of Luxembourg City) to Findel (Luxembourg-Findel International Airport), 8km north-east of the city, passing through the city centre and Luxembourg-Kirchberg (www.luxtram.lu).
mLive: national project for telematics in public transport, making it possible to synchronise mobility with the other areas of users' lives. Centralised processing of the information gathered from the various parties involved in public transport makes it possible to offer users full general information plus the details essential for planning their business or personal travel. Personal mobility can be organised easily using a computer, a tablet, or a smartphone.
Gentle mobility throughout the Grand Duchy: network of almost 900km of cycle tracks, network of 5,000km of footpaths with more than 500 marked paths and walks, pedestrian areas in most towns, bicycle rental scheme in Esch-sur-Alzette (Vël'OK) and in Luxembourg City. More information on the website of the Mobility Centre.
Soft mobility in Luxembourg City vel'oh!, bike rental service, network of cycle paths, pedestrian areas. For more information visit the website of Luxembourg City.
Alternatives to public transport
Taxis: There are specific locations for taxis, but customers may flag a taxi anywhere on the road, provided that the next taxi stop is at in least 50 metres' distance. In Luxembourg, taxi companies can freely determine their fares, but taxis must clearly display their prices, and they are negotiable.
Carsharing in Luxembourg City: Luxembourg City has carsharing system called Carloh. For more information visit the website of Luxembourg City.