There are 5 ways to get from Aachen to Brussels by train, bus, car or rideshare

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

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

Thalys operates a train from Aachen to Brussels every 2 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Aachen to Brussels twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $100
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Brussels North
Avg. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aachen to Brussels
Avg. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aachen to Brussels?

The distance between Aachen and Brussels is 122 km. The road distance is 144 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aachen to Brussels?

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Brussels is to rideshare which costs 8€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aachen to Brussels?

The quickest way to get from Aachen to Brussels is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs 60€.

Is there a direct train between Aachen and Brussels?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Bruxelles Midi. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

Is there a direct bus between Aachen and Brussels?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aachen Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Brussels North. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

How long does it take to get from Aachen to Brussels?

The train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles Midi takes 1 h 12 min including transfers and departs every two hours.