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Vianden Castle, near Luxemburg

Practical info Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Getting around the city

Luxembourg is a tiny country, and it is possible to get essentially anywhere in less than an hour. Bus services are excellent within Luxembourg City, and most routes pass through the central bus station, making it easy to get to most places. A standard ticket is €2, while a day pass is €4. The buses also travel out to villages like Junglinster, Mersch, Trier, and Wasserbillig. Bus tickets are also valid on the train network, which is relatively comprehensive throughout the country and connects to destinations in Germany and Belgium. Renting a car in Luxembourg is also an option as local drivers are known to be polite and the road system is well-developed. Parking can be difficult to find on weekends in Luxembourg City.


GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).


220 volts, 50Hz. European-style two-pin plugs are used.


The currency in Luxembourg is the Euro (EUR), which is divided into 100 cents. Foreign currency can be exchanged at all Luxembourg banks and bureaux de change, as well as the airport and post office. Major hotels will also exchange currency, though rates are high. Major credit cards are widely accepted.


The country code for Luxembourg is +352. The country is amply covered by GSM mobile phone networks and there are internet cafes in Luxembourg city.

Emergency number

Emergencies: 112/113 (Police); 112 (Ambulance)

Travel documents and health

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Everything about health and KLM Health Services

Public holidays


Luxembourg-Findel International Airport

Getting to the city

Bus routes 29, 16 and 117 connect the airport to the city centre; there is no rail connection, but a station is currently under construction to link the airport to the city.

Car rental

Car hire firms Avis, Budget and Sixt are represented at the airport.

Airport taxi's

Taxis are available from the airport; an average fare to the city centre is a minimum of €30.


Airport facilities include information desks, ATMs, banks and foreign exchanges, VIP services, meeting rooms and business lounges, nurseries, disabled facilities, smoking areas, a lost and found, a photobooth, and a variety of shopping and dining options.


Underground parking is available. The first 15 minutes is free, then charged at €1.50-€2.50 per additional 15 mins, €20-€65 for the first day and €10-€65 per additional day.


Wifi is available throughout the terminal through Hot City.