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Trains from Antwerp to Aachen

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Antwerp - Aachen Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 39 daily trains from Antwerp to Aachen. Traveling by train from Antwerp to Aachen usually takes around 4 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 2 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance79 mi (128 km)
Fastest train2h 55m
Lowest price$30.74
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Antwerp to Aachen?

There are 3 train lines with service from Antwerp, Antwerpen to Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 39 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express13h 14m$32.48
Deutsche Bahn394h 53m$36.98
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company93h 12m$37.13
  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Antwerp to Aachen start from $31, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Aachen. DB Intercity-Express in Antwerp leaves from Ekeren . And in Aachen trains arrive at Aachen-Rothe Erde .

    From Antwerp to Aachen train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 3 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Aachen faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 55 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Antwerp to Aachen start from $31, and on average cost . Daily there are 39 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Aachen. Deutsche Bahn in Antwerp leaves from Ekeren and 3 other stations. And in Aachen trains arrive at Eilendorf and one other train station.

    From Antwerp to Aachen train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 4 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Aachen faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 55 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Antwerp to Aachen start from $31, and on average cost . Daily there are 9 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Aachen. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Antwerp leaves from Ekeren and 3 other stations. And in Aachen trains arrive at Eilendorf and one other train station.

    From Antwerp to Aachen train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 3 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Aachen faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 55 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Antwerp to Aachen 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 Antwerp to Aachen?

The distance between Antwerp and Aachen is approximately 79 miles, or 128 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 55 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Antwerp to Aachen tend to have the most passangers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Antwerp at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Antwerp to Aachen?

There are 39 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 Aachen to Antwerp. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Antwerp to Aachen for $9.30.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Antwerp?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 4 stops and stations in Antwerp where you can board the train.

All train stations in Antwerp:

  • Ekeren

  • Sint-Mariaburg

  • Hoboken-Polder

  • en-Noorderdokken

Where is the train station in Aachen?

Arrival stations

Aachen receives travelers from Antwerp at its two active train stations.

All train stations in Aachen:

  • Eilendorf

  • Aachen-Rothe Erde

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