Directions from Aachen to Antwerp

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Ice
  2. Intercity

$30 - $43

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 46 min

  1. 88.4 miles

$8 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. N158

$8 - $55

Line 350 bus, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. 350

$29 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. 87.8 miles

$18 - $27

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

You can take a train from Aachen to Antwerp via Bruxelles-Nord in around 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Aachen to Antwerp twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Eurolines DE also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Hasselt to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Maastricht to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Nmbs
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
nmbs.be
Train from Maastricht to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
nmbs.be
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen, Aachen West to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Aachen, Elisenbrunnen to Maastricht, Station Perron C
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aachen to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aachen and Antwerp is 127 km. The road distance is 140 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Aachen to Antwerp is to drive which takes 1 h 22 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Antwerpen Centraal via Bruxelles-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aachen, Aachen West and arriving at Antwerp. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Aachen to Antwerp, including transfers.