Airports and Airlines
Most of the main international airlines offer connections.
Luxair allows you to fly to London, Amsterdam, or Brussels and then connect into Luxembourg as a final destination at little or no additional cost. 2456-4242. www.luxair.lu.
British Airways. www.britishairways.com.
All flights land at Findel Airport, 6 km (4 mi) east of the city center.
Car and Ferry Travel
Luxembourg is easily accessible in a day from London and the southeast. Nearly all ferries from Britain to the continent take cars, as does the Channel Tunnel train (www.eurotunnel.com). Several companies operate sailings direct to the Belgian port of Oostende and the French ports of Calais and Dunkerque.
Transeuropa Ferries offers about 3 services daily from Ramsgate to Oostende. www.transeuropaferries.com.
P&O Ferries has around 20 sailings a day in each direction between Dover and Calais. www.poferries.com.
Fares vary considerably according to season, journey time, number of passengers, and length of vehicle. However, by traveling off-peak, early in the morning or late evening, or in June and September, you can reduce costs.
Most Luxembourg car-rental agencies are based at the airport; some also have an offices in in Luxembourg City.
Avis. Findel Airport. 43-51-71. Pl. de la Gare 11. 48-95-95.
Budget. Findel Airport. 43-75-75.
Europcar. Rte. de Thionville 116. 40-42-28. Findel Airport. 43-45-88.
Hertz. Findel Airport. 43-46-45.
Sixt. Findel Airport. 2464-7030.
Between the Airport and Downtown Luxembourg City
Luxembourg City Bus 16 leaves the airport at regular intervals for the main bus depot at the train station. Tickets are Flux €1.50. A taxi ride from the airport to the city center costs about €35.
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