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There are 6 ways to get from Aachen to Antwerp by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord Ice
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$42 - $60

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Rideshare  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the rideshare from Aachen to Antwerp 88.4 miles

$7 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines DE  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen

$40 - $60

Bus FlixBus  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Brussels Airport 328

$16 - $28

Line 350 bus, bus, train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the line 350 bus from Aachen, Elisenbrunnen to Maastricht, Station Perron C 350
  2. Take the bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Hasselt Station perron 10 20a / ...
  3. Take the train from Hasselt to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$20 - $29

Drive  •  1h 22m

  1. Drive from Aachen to Antwerp 87.8 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Antwerp is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 1h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Antwerp is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aachen Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Antwerpen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen station to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Aachen Central Station and arriving at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal via Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Aachen and Antwerp is 127 km. The road distance is 140.4 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from Aachen to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Aachen to Antwerp bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Aachen Hauptbahnhof station.

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Aachen to Antwerp train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Aachen Central Station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Antwerp is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 3h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 79.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Antwerp, Belgium?

You can take a train from Aachen to Antwerp via Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord in around 1h 59m. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Aachen to Antwerp once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3h 6m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Train from Hasselt to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Maastricht to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Aachen, Elisenbrunnen to Maastricht, Station Perron C
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
arriva.nl
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Hasselt Station perron 10
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aachen to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Aachen to Antwerp bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Antwerpen station.

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Aachen to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Antwerp is 140 km. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Aachen to Antwerp.

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There are 473+ hotels available in Antwerp. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Aachen and Antwerp. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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