There are 6 ways to get from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$50 - $80

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Aachen to Frankfurt 161.6 miles

$10 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen West to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N84 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...

$15 - $25

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen West to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 128 / ...

$15 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main 162.2 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$99 - $291

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 9€ - 19€ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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The distance between Aachen and Frankfurt am Main is 198 km. The road distance is 260 km.

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The train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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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 Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Frankfurt am Main via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport in around 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen West to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Aachen, Aachen, West Bf to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Aachen, Aachen West to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aachen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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