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Duration 8h 13m
Distance 794.5 km
Average price SFr 180
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Amsterdam and Aarau takes 8h 13m. There is at least one train per day from Amsterdam to Aarau. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Basel SBB
  3. Aarau
7h 59m
SFr 85 - SFr 226

Amsterdam to Aarau train times

Trains run once daily between Amsterdam and Aarau. The service departs Amsterdam at 08:08 in the morning, which arrives into Aarau at 16:21. All services require a transfer at BASEL SBB and take an average of 8h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Aarau. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Aarau via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 59m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Aarau is 598 km. The road distance is 794.5 km.

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Amsterdam to Aarau train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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

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There are 77+ hotels available in Aarau. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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