Car Hire at Luxembourg Airport
This information is correct as of October 2015
Whether you want to explore medieval Metz in France, take in historic Trier in Germany or simply enjoy the glamour of Luxembourg , you can find the best car hire at Luxembourg Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Luxembourg Airport
There are four car hire companies with desks at Luxembourg Airport: Avis, Sixt, Hertz and Europecar. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Luxembourg Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is an ESSO just two minutes by car from Luxembourg Airport. Simply take Rue de Treves/N1 and then the 5th exit from the roundabout where the garage will be on the right hand side.
Driving around Luxembourg Airport
Luxembourg Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. Motorways from Metz (A3), Brussels (A6) and Trier (A1) all connect to the ring-road around Luxembourg City, from which most other parts of the country can be reached. For lovely city views leave the motorway coming from the East (Germany) at exit ‘Cents’.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Luxembourg Airport.
Beautiful Metz, on the Moselle and Seille rivers, is Lorraine’s elegant capital. Michelin starred restaurants nestle among the historic medieval architecture like the soaring Gothic cathedral, the regal looking Quarier Imperial, now UNESCO protected, and lovely green parks. Take river side stroll to world class galleries and chic cafes before embarking on a night of the finest dining and glitzy bars.
Metz is less than an hour by car from Luxembourg Airport. Get on the A1 then on to the A3 and then the A31 towards Metz. Take exit 33 off the A31 and follow signs for the centre.
The oldest city in Germany Trier is home to gems of Roman ruins, like the Roman Bridge. A mini train tours the main sights but Trier is also a delightfully walkable city. Karl Marx House is not only his birthplace but also a fascinating museum. The market square is the place to find markets and shops and cafes while the tranquil Palace Garden is also home to a wonderful archaeological museum.
Trier is just 35 minutes by car from Luxembourg Airport. Get on the A1 into Germany from the airport and then merge with the A64. Take exit 3 for the B51 to Trier. Follow signs to the centre.
Luxembourg is not only one of the smallest European countries but one of the richest. It also boasts a fairytale quality thanks to its enchanting UNESCO protected historical heart. Medieval castles and surrounding chocolate-box villages add to its allure. Gorges like Mullerthal on the outskirts offer some lovely walks for those who want to escape the city. By night, Luxembourg’s elegant cafes and high end boutiques have been swapped for chic bars and fine dining restaurants, theatre, ballet and live music.
It takes just 30 minutes to reach Luxembourg from the airport. Get on the A1 and follow this to the A7/N7 towards Mersch. Take exit 5 and get on the CR115 following signs to the city centre.
On-street parking in Luxembourg can be hard to find since it has such a small centre. Parking is charged from Monday to Saturday between 8am and 6pm and has a maximum parking time of 2 hours. Alternatively there are larger car parks outside the centre with park and ride facilities. Some hotels in Luxembourg also offer free parking.
Prices subject to change