Duration 1h 52m
Distance 259.6 km
Average price 70€
Possible routes 5 found

Aachen to Frankfurt am Main

Rome2rio has found 5 ways to get from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car and flight. We recommend taking the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, which is the fastest option and takes around 1h 52m.

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Train

  1. Aachen Hbf
  2. Frankfurt am Main
Fastest
1h 52m
Bookable on Rome2rio
45€ - 70€
Alternative routes

Bus

  1. Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße
  2. Frankfurt am Main
4h 10m
Bookable on Rome2rio
15€ - 55€

Rideshare

  1. Aachen
  2. Frankfurt am Main
2h 52m
Cheapest
9€ - 20€

Drive

  1. Aachen
  2. Frankfurt am Main
2h 21m
30€ - 50€

Train, fly

  1. Aachen West
  2. Dusseldorf
  3. Frankfurt am Main
3h 48m
79€ - 325€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 9€ - 20€ and takes 2h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 1h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 52m.

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The distance between Aachen and Frankfurt am Main is 198 km. The road distance is 259.6 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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The train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 1h 52m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Aachen to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße station.

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Aachen to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 55€ and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Aachen to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Aachen to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Frankfurt am Main is 260 km. It takes approximately 2h 21m to drive from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Aachen to Frankfurt am Main train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Aachen to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 819+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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How to travel from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Aachen and Frankfurt am Main?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Tickets cost 45€ - 70€ and the journey takes 1h 52m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Tickets cost 15€ - 19€ and the journey takes 4h 10m. Two other operators also service this route.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Other operators
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Frankfurt am Main is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany, with a 2015 population of 731,095 within its administrative boundaries, and 2.3 million in its urban area. The city is at the centre of the larger Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region, which has a population of 5.8 million and is Germany's second-largest metropolitan region after Rhine-Ruhr. Since the enlargement of the European Union in 2013, the geographic centre of the EU is about 40 km to the east of Frankfurt's CBD, the Bankenviertel. - Wikipedia

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