There are 6 ways to get from Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus FlixBus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen West to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N84 / ...

$5 - $9

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Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...

$38 - $60

Bus Eurolines DE  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen Hbf to Cologne Bonn Airport

$28 - $55

Train S-Bahn Köln  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Düren Bf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Düren Bf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf S19 / ...

Night train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the night train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf S13 / ...

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station 53 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station is to bus which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aachen, Aachen West and arriving at Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Cologne/Bonn Airport Station is 74 km. The road distance is 84.8 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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The bus from Aachen, Aachen West to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport takes 1 h 5 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aachen, Aachen West station.

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Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station train services, operated by Bahn DE, depart from Aachen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 4€ - 7€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 1 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station.
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  • Distance: 46 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Cologne/Bonn Airport Station, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Alternatively, Bahn DE operates a train from Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $28 and the journey takes 53 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düren Bf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Düren Bf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
avv.de
Night train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
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 West to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hbf to Cologne Bonn Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cologne, Cologne South, Airport station.

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Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station train services, operated by Bahn DE, arrive at Köln, Dom / Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station is 85 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Aachen to Cologne/Bonn Airport Station.

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