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Düsseldorf-Aalen Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 93 daily trains from Düsseldorf to Aalen. Traveling by train from Düsseldorf to Aalen usually takes around 5 hours and 11 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance222 mi (356 km)
Fastest train4h 5m
Lowest price£14.40
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Düsseldorf to Aalen?

There are 3 train lines with service from Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia to Aalen, Baden-Württemberg. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 44 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express354h 38m£70.21
Deutsche Bahn445h 26m£55.75
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company145h 48m£61.43

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Düsseldorf to Aalen during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Düsseldorf to Aalen?

The distance between Düsseldorf and Aalen is approximately 222 miles, or 356 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Düsseldorf to Aalen are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Düsseldorf at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Düsseldorf to Aalen?

There are 93 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Aalen to Düsseldorf. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Düsseldorf to Aalen for £25.62.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Düsseldorf?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Düsseldorf.

Where is the train station in Aalen?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Aalen than most cities. Most trains from Düsseldorf will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Aalen:

Train stations in Aalen:

  • Hofen(b Aalen)

  • Unterkochen

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