Buses are widely regarded as the primary mode of transportation in Luxembourg, serving not only as an efficient means of travel between cities but also between communes and the city center. With diverse routes operating on different schedules, they are considered the most convenient way to get around the country.
It is easy to recognize bus stops in Luxembourg and municipalities. It has a special road sign and is usually equipped with the timetable of available buses. To use a bus, you will need to raise your hand for it to stop and pick you up. Usually, bus drivers in Luxembourg speak several languages and can give you recommendations.
You can go inside through any door, and there is no need to pay for a ride. Always use the special button on the handrail in the bus cabin to request a stop when you need it.
There are currently 31 bus lines In Luxembourg City and their routes are well-developed.
They are based on two essential areas — Gare and Villee-Haute. It is aimed to easily and quickly reach these districts.
On some routes, both areas can be reached using the same line (4, 10, 13, 14, 18).
City shopping bus
Referred to as a city shopping bus, this service offers easy routes from the Glacis car park and the city center (bus stop on Rue Beaumont). However, on weekends its service is extended to the Beaumont stop in the city center, Forum Royal, Cathédrale, Gruef and Kasinosgaass stops.
It departs every 10 minutes, from early morning till 10:30 p.m.
City night bus
Though Luxembourg buses run frequently throughout the day, the country also offers bus services during night hours. You can comfortably visit your favorite pubs, clubs, cinemas or restaurants, and be sure you can get a bus back home every 15-30 minutes.
Every day (except Sunday) the night buses can take you to the destination until 3:30 a.m. on 7 different routes.
Main City Night Bus line — CN1 — serves the districts of Ville-Haute, Hollerich, Gare, Clausen, Neudorf and Cents, as well as Glacis and Bouillon car parks. Buses depart every 10-15 minutes from 9:30 p.m. to 3:30 a.m.
Other Night Bus lines — CN2, CN3, CN4, CN5, CN6 and CN7 — arrive to pick up late passengers every 30 minutes from 12:30 a.m. to 3:30 a.m.
Almost like regional trains, buses provide residents and commuters with cross-border routes.
This pass works in all cross-border RGTR trains, as well as works for rides in cross-border buses of line 410. Does not cover L40 Saarbrücken-Express and stops in Dillingen and Saarlouis. The cost of this pass is 3 euros.
This pass works in all cross-border RGTR trains, as well as covers zones of the bus stops in Dillingen and Saarlouis of line 405, plus line L40 Saarbrücken-Express. The cost of this pass is 5 euros.
You will need a ticket to travel to Luxembourg on this bus, as it travels on international routes. RegioZone pass allows you to travel regularly on selected cross-border routes — both available in RGTR trains and buses. Availability depends on the zones of traveling and how far from Luxembourg your destination point is.
2-hour RegioZone tickets
This pass is only valid for cross-border RegioZone bus lines. It provides unlimited journeys for 2 hours after its first validation.
One-day RegioZone tickets
This pass is only valid for cross-border RegioZone bus lines. It provides unlimited journeys until 4 a.m. on the next day after its first validation.
Student passes for RegioZones
This is a special category of tickets for all students under 30 years old. This type of pass only works on cross-border bus lines. This pass is valid in two zones — RegioZone 1 and RegioZone 2 — the price will be 130 euros and 200 euros per year respectively. Additional documents will be needed to order this pass.
There are still several free buses running from Luxembourg to Thionville daily — №503 and №504. Check the Luxembourg bus timetable and stops available on the Mobiliteit website.
Read more on the latest news concerning buses in Luxemburg here: two new bus routes are coming up.
We took photos from these sources: Photo by Keo Oran, Unsplash The general route map of all the lines in Luxembourg. Photo by vdl.lu.