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Taking the train from Luxembourg to Brussels

Why drive when you can take the train from Luxembourg to Brussels? It's a relaxing alternative that ensures you travel in style and comfort on a modern Intercity train. You won't have to worry about crowded roads, finding parking spaces or driving on unfamiliar roads. Instead, you'll be sitting back in a spacious seat enjoying free WiFi and power outlets during your three hour-long journey.

When you arrive in Brussels you'll be well rested and ready to start sightseeing, and there's plenty to discover. Within easy walking distance of the station you'll find lots of popular sights including the Rue Neuve shopping street, Grande Place and the famous Mannekin Pis.

Are you ready to arrange your train journey from Luxembourg to Brussels? Carry on reading for FAQs and ticket prices to help you make savings on your train from Luxembourg to Brussels.

Luxembourg to Brussels by train

It takes an average of 3h 38m to travel from Luxembourg to Brussels by train, over a distance of around 117 miles (188 km). There are normally 26 trains per day travelling from Luxembourg to Brussels and tickets for this journey start from €39.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 46m
Price€39.90 - €102
Distance117 miles (188 km)
Frequency26 trains per day
Departure stationLuxembourg
Arrival stationBrussels
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRegiojet, union_ivkoni

Luxembourg to Brussels train times

Check out the next trains departing from Luxembourg to Brussels for Monday 25th May 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
16:10 Luxembourg19:04 Bruxelles-LuxembourgIntercity 2139 CFL Get tickets2h 54m, direct
16:52 Luxembourg20:05 Bruxelles-LuxembourgRE 5936 CFL Get tickets3h 13m, 1 change
17:16 Luxembourg20:53 Bruxelles-NordIntercity 119 CFL Get tickets3h 37m, 1 change
18:10 Luxembourg21:04 Bruxelles-LuxembourgIntercity 2141 CFL Get tickets2h 54m, direct
19:10 Luxembourg22:04 Bruxelles-LuxembourgIntercity 2142 CFL Get tickets2h 54m, direct
19:16 Luxembourg22:53 Bruxelles-NordIntercity 121 CFL Get tickets3h 37m, 1 change
20:10 Luxembourg23:04 Bruxelles-LuxembourgIntercity 4643 CFL Get tickets2h 54m, 1 change
21:10 Luxembourg05:18 Bruxelles-LuxembourgIntercity 4644 CFL Get tickets8h 08m, 2 changes
21:16 Luxembourg05:53 Bruxelles-NordIntercity 123 CFL Get tickets8h 37m, 1 change
00:01 Luxembourg07:03 Bruxelles-LuxembourgRE 5943 CFL Get tickets7h 02m, 1 change

SNCB trains from Luxembourg to Brussels

You can travel from Luxembourg to Brussels 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 Luxembourg to Brussels

Train tickets from Luxembourg to Brussels start at €39.90 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 €44.96.
lowest price found
from39.90
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price44.77
on the day
avg. single price44.96

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 Brussels 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 Luxembourg to Brussels? 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 Brussels take?

The average journey time by train between Luxembourg and Brussels is 3 hours and 38 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 Luxembourg and Brussels by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Luxembourg to Brussels is 2 hours and 46 minutes.

How much does the train from Luxembourg to Brussels cost?

Train tickets from Luxembourg to Brussels can start from as little as €39.90 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 Brussels?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Luxembourg to Brussels without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Luxembourg to Brussels. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Luxembourg to Brussels leaves at 00:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Luxembourg to Brussels leaves at 21:16. 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 Brussels by train?

Trains travelling from Luxembourg to Brussels 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 Brussels to Luxembourg. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Luxembourg to Brussels.
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 Luxembourg to Brussels for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/05/2020. 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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