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Taking the train from Brussels to Luxembourg

From indulging with Belgian chocolates to marvelling at the Atomium, Brussels offers just about everything you could want from a city break, but we know of one way to make any break even better – making it a multi-destination break! So, why not hop on a train to Luxembourg, just three hours away, one of the more unique countries in Europe?

SNCB trains offer a First- or Second-Class carriage to travellers so you can go as fancy as you like, plus with Belgium boasting one of the world’s densest railway networks, they know how to do trains. Step out into central Luxembourg, where we think your first stop should be a bar for a glass of the famous white wine that has been produced here since Roman times. Ready to go? Read up on this trip with our FAQs below!

Brussels to Luxembourg by train

It takes an average of 4h 04m to travel from Brussels to Luxembourg by train, over a distance of around 117 miles (188 km). There are normally 26 trains per day travelling from Brussels to Luxembourg and tickets for this journey start from €43.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 40m
Price€43.80 - €92.10
Distance117 miles (188 km)
Frequency26 trains per day
Departure stationBrussels
Arrival stationLuxembourg
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRegiojet, union_ivkoni

Brussels to Luxembourg train times

Check out the next trains departing from Brussels to Luxembourg for Tuesday 2nd Jun 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:55 12:50 2h 55m, 1 change
10:55 13:50 2h 55m, 1 change
11:08 14:46 3h 38m, 1 change
11:56 14:50 2h 54m, direct
12:55 15:50 2h 55m, direct
13:34 16:14 2h 40m, direct
13:56 17:08 3h 12m, 1 change
14:56 17:50 2h 54m, direct
15:08 18:46 3h 38m, 1 change
15:55 18:50 2h 55m, 1 change

SNCB trains from Brussels to Luxembourg

You can travel from Brussels to Luxembourg on SNCB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoMPW57, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.

Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Luxembourg

Train tickets from Brussels to Luxembourg start at €43.80 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €45.09.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price44.62
on the day
avg. single price45.09

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 Brussels to Luxembourg 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Brussels to Luxembourg? 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 Brussels to Luxembourg take?

The average journey time by train between Brussels and Luxembourg is 4 hours and 4 minutes, with around 26 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 Brussels and Luxembourg by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Brussels to Luxembourg is 2 hours and 40 minutes.

How much does the train from Brussels to Luxembourg cost?

Train tickets from Brussels to Luxembourg can start from as little as €43.80 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 Brussels to Luxembourg?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Brussels to Luxembourg without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Brussels to Luxembourg. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Brussels to Luxembourg leaves at 00:31. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Brussels to Luxembourg leaves at 22:56. 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 Brussels and Luxembourg by train?

Trains travelling from Brussels to Luxembourg cover a distance of around 117 miles (188 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Luxembourg to Brussels. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Brussels to Luxembourg.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Brussels to Luxembourg for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/06/2020. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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