Overall, it is relatively easy to park in Luxembourg. Cities and towns have a number of parking spaces available for their residents or visitors. As a rule, parking is not free in urban areas. The driver of a vehicle can find spaces in the parking lots or directly on the street.
Shopping centers offer free parking for a certain number of hours.
Parking in the parking lots
Parking lots of the city of Luxembourg
To park in Luxembourg, you can use the different parking lots of the capital. Beware of the parking problem, especially at lunchtime when the parking lots are often full. You will have to be patient at the entrance of the parking lots to get a space.
Dedicated signs at the entrance to the city of Luxembourg indicate the number of free spaces in the various parking lots. This will allow you to quickly find the one that suits you best.
The parking lots offer rates generally ranging from 1 to 3 euros per hour. The rates are displayed at the car entrance or on the website of each parking lot. Once your vehicle is parked, you can stay as long as you want. You will pay on the way out according to your actual parking time. Remember to keep your ticket with you. It will be useful to re-enter the parking lot through the pedestrian entrance, pay for your parking and retrieve your car.
- Station: 535 spaces – Kiss&Rail parking. The first 30 minutes of parking are free.
- Rocade : 200 places
- Nobilis : 105 places
- Plaza Liberty : 101 places
- Fort Neipperg: 515 places. Possibility of paying for parking by phone with Payconiq (pilot project)
- Fort Wedell: 310 seats
The Fort Neipperg and Fort Wedell parking lots offer 2 hours of free parking Sunday through Friday and 4 hours of free parking on Saturday.
- Brasserie Clausen: 250 seats
- Knuedler: 350 spaces, currently being expanded with nearly 250 additional spaces and larger locations. Progressive reopening in 2022-2023.
- Monterey: 340 seats
- Saint-Esprit : 180 places, closed for works
- Theater: 335 seats
- Stadium: 400 places next to the Josy Bartel stadium in Belair. Free on weekends
- Royal-Hamilius: 404 spaces for public use, the remaining spaces are reserved for residents of the Royal-Hamilius space. Pay parking from the 1st hour.
- Adenauer : 414 places
- Auchan : 2.766 places – 2 hours free
- Hull: 593 seats
- LuxExpo : 1.400 places
- Europe: 800 seats
- 3 Acorns: 500 seats
- Gernsback (Rond Point Serra ) : 595 places
- Parking Glacis: 1,007 spaces. Please note that the parking lot is not accessible during the events installed on site, including the Schueberfouer.
- Rond-Point Schuman : 400 places
The Schuman and Glacis parking lots are free on Saturdays and Sundays.
Cloche d’Or sector
- Cloche d’or Shopping Center: 2,850 spaces, 3 hours free parking on weekdays and 5 hours on weekends
- P+R Cloche d’Or, a temporary parking lot located near the Luxembourg Stadium. 600 spaces while waiting for the construction of the final 2,000-space P+R parking lot
Parking apps on smartphones
A “Parking” app is available on smartphones. It allows you to know in real time the availability of the main parking lots of the City of Luxembourg.
You can download this Parking App on your smartphone.
You will find the list and location of the parking lots located in the City of Luxembourg on the VDL website. Don’t forget to download the City-App which will give you a lot of information about the city and the available parking lots.
Free P+R parking
For a more economical solution, you can park in the free parking lots on the outskirts of Luxembourg City. This is the best solution, especially if you work in the city. Noted P+R (Park & Ride), these parking lots are perfect for reaching the center via free public transport .
They have excellent connections to buses and streetcars, especially during rush hour.
P+R on the outskirts of Luxembourg City
The P+Rs encourage drivers to leave their cars and use public transport instead.
Located on the outskirts of Luxembourg City, these P+R parking lots are free for 24 hours. From the 25th hour of parking, the rate is 10 € per day started.
- P+R Bouillon, Rue de Bouillon
- P+R Beggen, Rue du Pont in Béreldange
- P+R Luxembourg-Sud near the A3 freeway in Hespérange
- P+R Kockelscheuer located near the Kockelscheuer ice rink
- P+R Cloche d’Or
- P+R Esch-Belval
Within the framework of the Mobility Plan 2035, the Bouillon parking lot will be demolished and moved closer to Esch-sur-Alzette along the A4 near the Um Monkeler area.
Another P+R called P+R West will be built halfway between Strassen and Bertrange. It will offer a connection with the tramway.
P+R at border areas
There are also P+R parking facilities at the Luxembourg borders. They can be found in the following municipalities:
- Hettange Grande
- Metz Woippy, Foire expo, Rochambeau
- Roussy le Village with a connection to the Kirchberg.
Parking on the street, rates
If you don’t choose a parking lot, you can also park on the streets in the spaces reserved for this purpose.
To avoid being ticketed, you must validate your parking. Some places are free. Others have to be paid for, either immediately or after a certain period of time authorized with a parking disc. Residents can benefit from a specific rate and a certain number of free hours.
To pay for your parking, you have the choice of paying in cash (always have change on you) or by Call2Park payment.
Street parking rates in Luxembourg
Parking in the streets of Luxembourg is subject to a fee from Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm, and on Saturday from 8am to 6pm. On Sundays and holidays, parking is free.
Parking is organized in zones of different colors. Each zone allows a maximum parking time and has specific hourly rates.
- white zone: maximum 30 minutes of authorized and free parking
- orange zone: 2 hours maximum parking, rate 2 €/hour
- yellow zone: 3 to 5 hours maximum parking for the roadside, 5 to 10 hours maximum parking for the parking lots at a rate of 1 €/hour
- green zone : 5 hours maximum parking – 2 €/h for the first 3 hours, then 1,50 €/h
- purple zone: 10 hours maximum of parking at the rate of 0,5 € /h
Please note that the more densely populated and frequented areas such as the Centre, the Station and Clausen do not always comply with these rules.
Call2Park: payment of parking fees by cell phone
Call2Park is a parking payment system set up by the City of Luxembourg. It allows you to buy your electronic parking tickets using a cell phone. Payment is made by credit card. The amount paid depends on the number of minutes of parking used.
To use the Call2Park system, you must first register on the Call2Park website. Registration is free. You must provide your registration number and your telephone number. To pay for your parking ticket, simply send a text message using one of the (Luxembourg) cell phones registered in advance.
Parking Vignette in Luxembourg
If you are a resident of Luxembourg City, you are eligible for a residential parking sticker.
The The parking sticker is reserved for residents of the Luxembourg capital. It allows them to park for free and without time limit in their neighborhood of residence. These stickers must be placed behind the windshield of your vehicle so that they are visible from the outside. Parking stickers come in 3 different types: annual, temporary (valid for 20 days) or visitor (valid for 3 months at a cost of 16 euros).
How resident parking stickers work
Applications for a resident’s sticker must be supported by a certificate of residence from the City of Luxembourg and a registration certificate issued in the applicant’s name.
Residential parking stickers in Luxembourg City are issued per person and per vehicle.
The number of parking stickers per person is now limited to a maximum of 3. The first sticker is free of charge, subsequent stickers are subject to a progressive rate. The registration of several vehicles on a single sticker is prohibited.
With the resident sticker, you are also entitled to 2 hours of free parking on the entire territory of Luxembourg City. To do so, you must place the white parking disc issued with the resident parking sticker behind your windshield. Please note that the maximum parking time may vary depending on the area. Don’t forget in this case to note the estimated time of departure!
Professional parking sticker
Certain professional activities such as medical professions, home help or breakdown services benefit from a special parking right in the City of Luxembourg. The request must be made to the administrative services.
Don’t forget! Driving in Luxembourg requires to be in good administrative standing with your vehicle and to respect some driving rules.
Parking stickers for other municipalities
Other municipalities offer the possibility of residential parking stickers in specific regulated zones within their territory.
This is the case for the cities of Esch-sur-Alzette, Hespérange, Strassen, Pétange, Differdange, Bettembourg, … These municipalities offer residential parking stickers to residents of the municipality. This allows them to park for free in certain areas.
Please contact the administration of your municipality of residence for more information.
If your car is registered abroad, you can obtain a temporary sticker valid for 6 months.
EU blue zone parking disc
Some areas allow time-limited parking with a blue disc, as required by the European Union’s Highway Code.
Blue zones are identified by blue signs with a white P and a parking disc symbol.
The authorized parking time is generally 1h30 with the blue disc. It must be prominently displayed behind the windshield. You must indicate your arrival time at the parking location.
You can buy these blue discs at gas stations.
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