Taxis in Luxembourg
As the second richest country in the world, Luxembourg is, more often than not, considered a place of business, destined mainly for the wealthy elite. With fairytale forests, beautiful castles and world-class wine, it is definitely one of Europe’s most underrated countries. Why miss the magic of this gorgeous place waiting around for buses and trying to navigate the public transportation system of an unfamiliar city? Just opt for a Luxembourg taxi and explore Luxembourg at your own pace with a professional driver.
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Cost of an Luxembourg Taxi
Broadly speaking, Luxembourg’s taxi prices are on the expensive side, especially compared to other European cities. However, it’s worth noting that the taxi drivers in the city are very professional, ethical and polite.
When getting a taxi from the airport, you can expect to be charged a minimum of €30 for a ride to the city centre. To calculate the fare of your ride, taxi drivers must turn on the taximeter and fixed fares are not commonly used in Luxembourg. The total tariff will vary depending on the traffic conditions, time of day and public holidays.
These are the official Luxembourg taxi rates:
Base Fare: €4.00
Fare per 1 km: €3.25
Additional cost per 1 hour of waiting: €30
Keep in mind that surcharges for things like heavy luggage or additional passengers after the first 4 may apply.
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How to get a Taxi in Luxembourg
Getting a taxi service in Luxembourg is fairly easy. Official Luxembourg taxis usually have a cab zone sign prominently displayed on their windshield. You can simply hail a taxi on the street, download a taxi app, call a local company or walk to the nearest taxi station. In Luxembourg, you will find cab ranks at the following points; In front of the central station of Luxembourg, in rue Notre-Dame, behind the Cathedral in Luxembourg-centre or at the Glacis parking lot (allée Scheffer).
Alternatively, calling a taxi or pre-booking your ride online is a good idea, especially during peak times or public holidays. To schedule a Luxembourg taxi pickup via phone, you can contact Moien Taxi at +352 661 666 664 or Taxis Colux Sàrl at +352 48 2233.
Benefits or Booking a Luxembourg Taxi in Advance
Finding your hotel or accommodation after a tiresome flight can be tedious. At Welcome, we love taking care of your travel needs, which is why we pick the best local professional drivers and train them to Welcome standards. We offer a wide range of quality Luxembourg taxi transfers depending on your group’s size and requirements, and we focus on providing fair prices without hidden costs. Just pre-book your ride and leave everything else to your friendly English-speaking driver, who will not only transport you from point A to B safely but also will be able to share with you top Luxembourg recommendations.
Luxembourg Taxi 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, as there is often high demand and long waits during peak hours or public holidays.
- If you're travelling from the airport to the city centre, your Luxembourg taxi driver will charge you a minimum of €30.
- Most Luxembourg taxis driving around the city are not equipped with card machines, so having some change with you for your fare is always recommended.
Wheelchair Accesible Taxi Services in Luxembourg
Luxembourg City is the winner of the European Union Access City Awards 2022 for its outstanding efforts to become barrier-free and accessible to all. However, classic taxis in Luxembourg are not equipped with special equipment, like lifts, safety straps or ramps. If you are in need of such services, you can book a roomy wheelchair-accessible minivan by contacting Erny Wewer, or you can reach Emile Frisch – a company that offers specially-equipped vehicles for wheelchair users.
Safety and Complaints for Luxembourg Taxis
Generally speaking, taxi drivers in Luxembourg are very ethical, professional and courteous with their passengers. However, as the quality of service may vary, if you face any issues like overcharging, come across an unlicensed taxi or feel uncomfortable or unsafe during your ride, you should write down the taxi number and driver’s unique ID number and ask for your receipt; then you can contact the Taxi Office of the Ministry of Mobility and Public Works at +352 247 74 444 to share your detailed feedback or file complaint.