There are 8 ways to get from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...

76€ - 144€

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Bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport N93

27€ - 34€

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Bus, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Aachen to Heilbronn 524 / ...
  2. Take the train from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof to Esslingen Rb18 / ...

32€ - 46€

Drive  •  3h 58m

  1. Drive from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar 436.4 km

50€ - 80€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Stuttgart  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Stuttgart (STR) DUS - STR

59€ - 275€

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Stuttgart  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR

100€ - 309€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

105€ - 380€

Train to Brussels, fly to Stuttgart  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Stuttgart (STR) BRU - STR

83€ - 288€

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The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar is to bus which costs 27€ - 35€ and takes 7h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar is to train which costs 75€ - 150€ and takes 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar. However, there are services departing from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße and arriving at Pliensauturm via Flughafen/Messe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Esslingen(Neckar) via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Aachen and Esslingen am Neckar is 324 km. The road distance is 436.4 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar without a car is to train which takes 3h 50m and costs 75€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar, including transfers.

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Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße station.

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Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Aachen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar is to train which takes 3h 50m and costs 75€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 35€ and takes 7h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar.
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  • Distance: 323.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 50m

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Esslingen am Neckar, Germany?

You can take a train from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Stuttgart Hbf in around 3h 50m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar once daily. Tickets cost 24€ - 29€ and the journey takes 6h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 340€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
320€ - 700€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 500€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof to Esslingen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen West to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Aachen to Heilbronn
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport station.

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Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar is 436 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Aachen to Esslingen am Neckar.

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KLM, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 892+ hotels available in Esslingen am Neckar. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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