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    Driving Information Luxembourg

    Driving Licence Requirements

    The driving licence requirements in Luxembourg state that you must be at least 18 years old and have a full driving licence that is valid in your country of residence.

    Age Restrictions

    To hire a car in Luxembourg, you must be at least 21 years old (age may vary by car category) and have held your license for 1 year. Drivers under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge.

    Driving Distances

    • Esch-sur-Alzette to Wiltz - 73kms (1hour/15mins)

    • Vianden to Remich - 62kms (1hour/10mins)

    • Grevenmacher to Echternach - 11kms (15mins)

    Road Rules and Petrol Stations

    General Luxembourg driving information, laws rules and regulations:

    • Driving in Luxembourg is on the right hand side of the road.

    • Seat belts when driving a hire car in Luxembourg are mandatory.

    • The use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, with the exception of a hands-free system.

    • Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid driver’s licence, registration documents and insurance documents.

    • The use of dipped headlights during daylight hours is recommended.

    • Petrol stations in Luxembourg open from 7am to 8pm.


    There are no tolls in Luxembourg.

    Parking Information

    Most city parking requires paying at a meter, as parking is scarce in Luxembourg city. 'Blue zone' parking requires you to obtain a parking disc from an auto club, tourist office or police station. Display this disc on the dash of your car hire in Esch-sur-Alzette.

    One-Way Car Hire

    Domestic one-way car hire in Luxembourg is unrestricted and free of charge. There are fees for international one-way car hire and not all vehicles are allowed.

    With your car hire it is important to take the time to look through some of the above Luxembourg driving information, rules and regulations about driving your car hire, to ensure you have the safest possible journey.

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