The bus network is very well developed in Luxembourg. As with public transport in Luxembourg, the use of buses is free of charge.
General information about buses in Luxembourg
Bus services are convenient and punctual
It is very easy to get around the country by city bus or regional bus.
Thanks to the buses equipped with GPS antennas, the app and the website mobiliteit.lu display the actual timetable and the expected travel time.
On the whole, the buses are rather punctual, except for traffic problems.
Free use of Luxembourg buses
Regular, punctual, free and easy to use, buses in Luxembourg are a means of travel in their own right.
Luxembourg is also a forerunner in public transport, as it has been free since March 1, 2020. An announcement that had a worldwide echo! Except for the use of 1st class (for trains) and foreign trains, you can travel free of charge and unlimited on the entire Luxembourg public transport network.
Free transport was decided by the government re-elected in 2018 . Luxembourg is thus the first country in the world to introduce free public transport throughout its territory.
The bus ticket is free since the implementation of free public transport. It was previously 2 euros until February 2020.
Bus of the city of Luxembourg
For urban trips, it is advisable to use the buses of the City of Luxembourg or the Eurobus. The Eurobus are regional buses that support the city’s bus service between the central station and the Kirchberg district. On the territory of the City of Luxembourg, the Eurobus operates like a city bus. Passengers can get on and off at all stops. These buses can be identified by their line number and the name “Eurobus” on the external display.
In the city of Luxembourg, the bus stops and lines are numerous and cover the entire city, and even beyond. The capital has nearly 40 bus lines, including about 30 regular lines and 7 lines that run at night. 40 million people travel each year thanks to the City of Luxembourg’s buses.
On our pages dedicated to the different districts of the city of Luxembourg, you will find all the bus lines passing by your district of residence and work.
Perfectly geolocated, city buses are announced in advance.
You will find on the TheCity of Luxembourg’s website provides information on timetables, bus stations and their access points, bus routes, the location of ticket offices, information on season tickets, services for the elderly and the disabled, etc., as well as the map of the buses of the City of Luxembourg
You can also download the VDL City Map app which will give you all useful information about buses in Luxembourg City.
The City Shuttle is an autonomous shuttle that runs in the Pfaffenthal district between the panoramic elevator, the funicular and the Val des Bons Malades cemetery.
The City Schuttle is no longer in operation.
The City of Luxembourg provides shuttle buses to facilitate your shopping: the City shopping bus . These free buses run between the Glacis parking lot and Rue Beaumont. They will allow you to do your shopping in peace.
On weekends, the shuttle serves additional stops.
Call a bus: on-demand bus service
Call-a-bus is a door-to-door service offered by the City of Luxembourg on its territory.
This service is dedicated to residents of the City of Luxembourg, aged 70 years or older. This service is available upon prior registration via a form made available on the City of Luxembourg website.
This service operates from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to midnight.
Other municipalities also offer a free shuttle service on request for trips within the municipality or just nearby. Ask your local government for more information.
The RGTR regional bus offer is very wide. These buses connect rural municipalities to regional centers, as well as to the capital, Luxembourg City.
This regional offer also links the French, Belgian and German border regions to the Luxembourg capital. In all, about 95% of Luxembourg’s localities are connected to the public transport network. The trips are made in modern and comfortable buses.
RGTR regional buses are identified by route numbers indicating the destination area:
- 1XX: North
- 2XX : North-East (Echternach)
- 3XX: East (Wasserbillig)
- 4XX : South-East (Remich)
- 5XX: South (Thionville)
- 6XX : South (Esch-sur-Alzette)
- 7XX : South-West (Petange)
- 8XX: West (Steinfort)
- 9XX: Northwest (Redange).
You can find your regional bus, timetables and connections on the Mobiliteit.lu website.
High school service
The main campuses of the secondary schools in Luxembourg, Geesseknäppchen, Sainte-Sophie and Sport Lycée, European School I and Limperstberg, are served by dedicated bus lines.
On the mobiliteit.lu website, you will find all the bus lines serving the stops near the Luxembourg secondary schools. You can also use the trip planner to find out how to get to and from any school.
Municipal school transport
The municipalities also provide school buses to and from the basic schools.
These buses, identified as “Schoulbus”, serve a number of stops in the community during school hours. Eventually, the buses are replaced by “Pedibuses” driven by a municipal employee, identified with a yellow vest.
Contact your local municipality for more information
Bus and night shuttles
It is also possible to take advantage of night buses that run on Friday and Saturday nights in Luxembourg
City Night bus
In the City of Luxembourg, 7 night bus lines are available for night owls. They are indicated by the acronym CN before the line number.
The City Night bus is a free bus service that runs every Friday and Saturday from 9:30 pm to 3:30 am, every 15 minutes. You can consult the different bus routes on the website of the City of Luxembourg.
A number of municipalities have set up night buses or “Nightbuses” that run on weekends and on the eve of public holidays between Luxembourg City and these municipalities. Their use is free of charge and allows users to return home after a party without having to take their personal vehicle.
The “night rider” service is a night shuttle on request and with prior reservation operating between 6 p.m. and 5 a.m.
Mobiliteit.lu application on your smartphone
Download the Mobiliteit.lu application on your smartphone to get real-time information on public transport schedules.
More information on www.mobiliteit.lu
Although Luxembourg City is extremely well served by public transport and cabs, it is also known for its endless traffic jams during rush hours and for the high price of its parking lots. Have you tried the streetcar and the funicular?
For people with reduced mobility, do you know the Adapto taxi-bus service ?
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