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How to Get from Luxembourg Airport to the City Centre

The Grand Duchy’s capital, Luxembourg City, is perched on a dramatic clifftop and has a fairytale quality to it. Surrounded by forests and hills, its stunning mediaeval castles enchant both locals and travellers alike. As if this isn’t enough, Luxembourg also offers superb wine-tasting experiences and gorgeous hiking trails for the more adventurous travellers.

There are three options if you’re trying to get from Luxembourg Airport to the city centre; taxi, private transfer or bus. The fastest and most convenient one is to opt for a 10-minute taxi ride or private transfer. Alternatively, you can also use local bus 29 which will take you straight to Gare Centrale (Central Train Station) in approximately 20 minutes.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Welcome Pickups €50 10min 24/7 Book
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Taxi €30 10min 24/7
Bus €4 20min 17:18–23:48

How to get from Luxembourg Airport to the city centre by taxi

Choosing to take a taxi from Luxembourg Airport to the city is the most convenient and comfortable travel option. Taxis are available 24/7 outside the main terminal and offer door-to-door services, getting you to the centre in less than 10 minutes.

Taxi fare from Luxembourg Airport to the city centre

Luxembourg taxis calculate their fares using a taximeter, so costs are based on time and distance travelled. In normal traffic conditions, your Luxembourg Airport to city centre transfer will cost around €30.

To secure a guaranteed fixed fare with no hidden fees, you can pre-book a private transfer with Welcome Pickups and treat yourself to our fully personalised transfers, 24/7 customer support and friendly, English-speaking drivers.

Cost

€30

Trip Duration

10 Min

*Rates may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for money

Taxis are available 24/7 from Luxembourg Airport.

Where do I get a taxi from?

The Luxembourg Airport taxi ranks are located in front of the Arrivals Hall exits, just outside the airport terminal.

Convenience

Getting a taxi or private transfer from Luxembourg Airport to the city is the most convenient way to get to your accommodation, especially if you are travelling with children and heavy luggage. Taxis in Luxembourg are always clean, with professional drivers who speak English and know their way around the city.

Moreover, if you wish to travel on a fixed-rate fee, you can always book your private Luxembourg Airport transfer with a trusted company like Welcome for extra peace of mind.

Editor’s Note

Make sure to carry cash with you, as most taxis in Luxembourg do not have card machines available in the vehicle.

Useful Tips

Luxembourg taxi drivers expect a tip of around 10% of the total fare.
Booking a Luxembourg taxi in advance is always a good idea to avoid waiting during peak hours or public holidays.

How to get from Luxembourg Airport to the city centre by bus

When travelling from Luxembourg Airport to the city, Bus 29 is your best bet. It runs from Luxembourg Airport to Gare Centrale in the city centre, taking 20 minutes.

The bus departs from the airport every 15 minutes from Monday to Friday and every 30 minutes on Saturdays. Bus 29 is convenient as it’s a direct service and you’ll pay just €2.

Bus fare from Luxembourg Airport to the city centre

The bus is definitely the cheapest option as you can buy tickets from Luxembourg Airport to the city for just €2.

Cost

€2

Trip Duration

20 Min

The average waiting time for the bus is 15-30 minutes.

Convenience
Safety
Value for money

Buses run from Monday to Friday from 16:46 to 23:48, on Saturday from 16:46 to 23:48 and on Sunday between 17:18 and 23:48.

Where do I get the bus from?

There is a bus stop outside the main airport terminal. Bus 29 will take you straight to Gare Centrale (Central Railway Station) in Luxembourg city so you don’t need to worry about switching bus lines.

Convenience

Although taking the bus is great for solo travellers on a budget as tickets are cheap, you may need another method of transportation to reach your hotel or accommodation from Gare Centrale. Finding how to get to your specific address can be a source of stress especially if this is your first time in the city. Additionally, if you have children with you or are carrying hefty luggage items, a taxi would be recommended for your comfort and safety.

Timetables

Editor’s Note

Please be aware that buses do not run 24/7. After 23:48, you will have to find another transportation method to reach the city.

Useful Tips

The bus completes the full journey after 16 stops and terminates at Gare Centrale.
Buses are less frequent during weekends and public holidays, so plan accordingly and prepare for longer wait times if your arrival doesn’t align with the bus departures.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Luxembourg. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

Best drivers

Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

Flight monitoring

Drivers are always on time

Quality support

24/7 email & phone support

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Prices

DAYTIME
€37.0
NIGHTTIME
€44.0
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

PRICES FOR

Sedan Car

4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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Frequently asked questions

How do I get from Luxembourg Airport to the city?

There are three ways to get from Luxembourg Airport to Luxembourg city. You can either take the Bus 29 or opt for the more convenient option, a taxi. To benefit from a fair fixed fare and personalised services, you can book your airport taxi in advance with Welcome Pickups.

Is there a direct bus from Luxembourg Airport to the city centre?

Yes, there is a direct bus from Luxembourg Airport to the city centre. Bus 29 takes you directly to Luxembourg’s Central Railway Station (Gare Centrale) in 20 minutes and tickets cost just €2 per traveller. However, keep in mind, once you get to the city centre, you’ll have to walk or find a different transportation mode to get to your accommodation.

What’s the cost of a taxi from Luxembourg Airport to the city centre?

Taxis are available 24/7 outside the main terminal and offer door-to-door services, getting you to the centre in less than 10 minutes. The average fare is around €30 but if you want to secure a fixed fare with no hidden fees, you can pre-book your ride online.

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