Duration 7h 6m
Distance 634 km
Average price 240€
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bern and Aachen takes 7h 6m and the fastest train takes 6h 3m. The train service runs several times per day from Bern to Aachen. 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 via Basel

  1. Bern
  2. Basel Sbb
  3. Köln Dom / Hbf
  4. Aachen Hbf
6h 50m
135€ - 211€

Bern to Aachen train times

Trains run every four hours between Bern and Aachen. The earliest departure is at 21:36 at night, and the last departure from Bern is at 23:36 which arrives into Aachen at 12:07. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 6m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Bern to Aachen? 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.

No, there is no direct train from Bern to Aachen. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Aachen Hbf via Basel Sbb and Köln Dom / Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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The distance between Bern and Aachen is 437 km. The road distance is 634 km.

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

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Bern to Aachen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Aachen Hbf station.

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There are 859+ hotels available in Aachen. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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What companies run services between Bern and Aachen?

You can take a train from Bern to Aachen via Basel Sbb and Köln Dom / Hbf in around 6h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Aachen via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport in around 8h 33m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 950€
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 850€
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Train operators
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 50€

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