Flights to Luxembourg: practical information
Cheap airlines to Luxembourg
Planning a trip to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg? This small, yet gorgeous, European country has more to it than meets the eye, something you’ll discover when you book flights to Luxembourg for your holiday in Benelux. Luxembourg-Findel International Airport (LUX) is served by Air France, Luxair, KLM, British Airways, CityJet, among others.
When to book flights to Luxembourg
Luxembourg has a continental climate with cold winters, particularly in January and February and very hot summers in July and August. Spring and autumn tend to be the best times of the year for sightseeing and touring the countryside but summer is peak season. Book your flights at least 2-3 months in advance.
- Peak season: Summer, June through September.
- Low season: Winters can get fairy cold in Luxembourg.
Direct flights to Luxembourg take 1 hour 10 minutes from London.
Experience Luxembourg: what to see, what to do
Luxembourg is in the heart of Western Europe and enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world, with a price tag to match! This is no destination for the cash-strapped backpacker! There’s plenty more to see than just the capital of Luxembourg, so get out and explore.
Essentials in Luxembourg
City of Luxembourg: The country’s capital is a small city perched high up on a cliff, with several parts declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Grand Ducal Palace, Notre Dame Cathedrals, town fortifications, among others.
Echternach: If you hire a car in Luxembourg, take it for a trip to Echternach, the oldest town in Luxembourg. Don’t miss the basilica here where the country’s patron saint is buried, Saint Wilibrord.
Vianden: Another beautiful town is Vianden. It’s beautiful Beaufort Castle is a top tourists sight in the country and is very romantic, but crowded in summer. Forests and lakes surround the town so take the chance to get out and see more.
Find more information on Visit Luxembourg.
Accommodation in Luxembourg
Hotels in Luxembourg tend to be quite expensive and some may consider staying in a hotel in Germany, France or Belgium and “commuting” to Luxembourg for day trips if you want to keep costs down.