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How to get from Luxembourg Airport to Trier

Trier is situated in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany, on the banks of the Moselle, and it is the country’s oldest city, dating from Roman times. Not only is Trier a true trove of monuments and Roman ruins, but it is also a young and thriving place. Trier’s extensive classical heritage, medieval buildings and Gothic elements enchant travellers who travel miles to explore its cultural treasures and trendy clubs.

There are two ways to travel from Luxembourg Airport to Trier; taxi or bus. Taking a Luxembourg airport taxi is by far the fastest way of transportation, taking just 30 minutes to cover the journey, so it is very convenient. Opting for the 302 bus is a good solution if you are on a tight budget or have time to spare, but please bear in mind that you will need more than 45 minutes to reach the city, not including waiting times.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €75 30min 24/7
Bus €4 45min 16:15–20:15

How to get from Luxembourg Airport to Trier by taxi

Taking a Luxembourg airport taxi from LUX airport is by far the most recommended way to travel if you are looking for a direct and comfortable ride. The journey lasts only half an hour and will cost around €75, based on a taximeter, depending on your exact destination in Trier.

Taxi fare from Luxembourg airport to Trier

Unfortunately, taxis from Trier to Luxembourg Airport and vice versa don’t have set rates. All journeys are calculated using a taximeter that determines the total cost depending on the distance. That means that the final price of the journey will vary depending on your precise destination in Trier, but it’s estimated to cost around €75. For a competitive fixed fare you can rely on, you can always pre-book a ride with Welcome.

Cost

€75

Trip Duration

30 minutes

*Rates may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Luxembourg Airport.

Where do I get the taxi from?

You will find the regular airport taxis waiting outside of the arrivals terminal at Luxembourg airport.

Convenience

Taking a taxi from Luxembourg airport to Trier and vice versa is undoubtedly the fastest transportation option. If you are in a hurry to get to Trier and would rather sit back comfortably in your private vehicle than wait outside in the cold for the bus to arrive and depart, taking a taxi is the right option for you.

Editor’s Note

Booking a taxi in advance is wholeheartedly recommended as due to high demand there may be long waiting times.

Useful Tips

Tipping the taxi driver is obligatory in Luxembourg. Just add a euro or two for good service.
Check to see if your driver has their official taxi license on display before entering the vehicle.

How to get from Luxembourg Airport to Trier by Bus

Taking a bus from Luxembourg airport to Trier may be the cheapest transfer option, but it’s also the slowest. Bus 302 passes every 30 minutes and covers the distance from Luxembourg airport to Trier in approximately 45 minutes. After 7 stops, the bus reaches its terminal in Christophstraße in Trier, Germany. From there, you need to choose another transportation option or walk for a while, depending on the exact location of your accommodation.

How much is the bus from Luxembourg airport to Trier?

The bus 302 from Luxembourg airport to Trier costs only €2 per passenger and takes 45 minutes to reach the city of Trier.

Cost

€2

Trip Duration

45 minutes

Please bear in mind that the 302 bus does not operate on weekends.

Convenience
Safety
Value for money

The 302 Bus runs on weekdays only, between 16:15-20:15.

Where do I get the bus from?

Bus 302 is available directly from Luxembourg Airport, so you can simply follow the relevant ground transportation signs when you exit the Baggage Claim. The bus covers a distance of 38 kilometres in approximately 45 minutes. Just ensure you locate the 302 bus and that you’re heading in the correct direction, towards Trier, Christophstr. Mobiliteit operates this service.

Convenience

Although Bus 302 offers a direct route to the city of Trier, sadly, it is not a very convenient option due to the very limited operating times. That means that if you are travelling early in the morning, after 20:15 or on the weekend, you have to pick another transportation option.

Editor’s Note

The bus makes several stops in Trier, so it's worth double-checking what the most suitable one is for you, depending on your exact destination.

Useful Tips

If you’re arriving during the weekend, you must pick another transfer option.
Make sure you are at the bus at least 10 minutes before departure to secure a seat.
Please bear in mind that the frequency of the bus is every 30 minutes.

Frequently asked questions

Can I travel from Luxembourg airport to Trier by train?

Taking a train from Luxembourg airport to Trier is indeed possible, but it is more complicated than taking the bus as there is no direct route. Passengers will have to take the bus 323, 326 or 311 to Roodt-Sur-Syre, Barriär, and from there take the train RB to Trier Hauptbahnhof, Germany. This is a less convenient option as train departures are only every 3 hours, so it’s not recommended. If you’re on a budget and prefer to use public transportation, you’re better off choosing the bus.

How do I get from Luxembourg airport to Trier?

There are two transportation options for getting from Luxembourg airport to Trier. The first is to take a taxi and the second is to opt for the bus. The second option may be more budget-friendly but it is certainly less convenient as the bus operates only on weekdays and for four hours, from 16:15 to 20:15.

What’s the cost of a taxi from Luxembourg airport to Trier?

Unfortunately, taxis from Luxembourg airport to Trier do not have set rates. All journeys are calculated using a taximeter that determines the total ride cost, depending on the distance. That means that the final price of the journey will vary depending on your precise destination in Trier, but it will probably be around €75.

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