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Duration 7h 32m
Distance 629.2 km
Average price SFr 157
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aachen and Bern takes 7h 32m and the fastest train takes 6h 17m. The train service runs several times per day from Aachen to Bern. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Aachen Hbf
  2. Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Mannheim Hbf
  4. Basel Sbb
  5. Bern
6h 19m
SFr 108 - SFr 220

Aachen to Bern train times

Trains run four times a day between Aachen and Bern. The earliest departure is at 15:39 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Aachen is at 19:39 which arrives into Bern at 07:26. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 32m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Aachen to Bern? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Bern. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Bern via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Mannheim Hbf and Basel Sbb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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The distance between Aachen and Bern is 437 km. The road distance is 629.2 km.

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Aachen to Bern train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Aachen Hbf station.

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Aachen to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bern station.

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What companies run services between Aachen and Bern?

You can take a train from Aachen to Bern via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Mannheim Hbf, and Basel Sbb in around 6h 19m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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