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Luxembourg to Basel by train

It takes an average of 5h 53m to travel from Luxembourg to Basel by train, over a distance of around 155 miles (250 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Luxembourg to Basel and tickets for this journey start from $46.15 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 20m
PriceFrom $46.15
Distance155 miles (250 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
First train04:00
Last train22:32
Departure stationLuxembourg
Arrival stationBasel
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Cheap train tickets from Luxembourg to Basel

The price of train tickets from Luxembourg to Basel starts at $46.15 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Luxembourg to Basel by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Luxembourg to Basel

Want to know more about your journey from Luxembourg to Basel? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Luxembourg to Basel take?

The average journey time by train between Luxembourg and Basel is 5 hours and 53 minutes, with around 19 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Luxembourg and Basel by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Luxembourg to Basel is 3 hours and 20 minutes.

How much does the train from Luxembourg to Basel cost?

Train tickets from Luxembourg to Basel can start from as little as $46.15 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Luxembourg to Basel?

No, there are no direct train services from Luxembourg to Basel. Travelling from Luxembourg to Basel by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Luxembourg to Basel leave?

The first train from Luxembourg to Basel leaves at 04:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Luxembourg to Basel leave?

The last train from Luxembourg to Basel leaves at 22:32. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Luxembourg and Basel by train?

Trains travelling from Luxembourg to Basel cover a distance of around 155 miles (250 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Basel to Luxembourg.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Luxembourg to Basel for a typical week day using timetable data for . On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/01/2021 for travel on 11/01/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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