There are 4 ways to get from Aachen to Liège by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Liège-Guillemins Ice

$17 - $35

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Bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Liege 820

$3 - $50

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Aachen to Liège 35.9 miles

$5

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Liège 34.2 miles

$7 - $11

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aachen Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Liege. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aachen Central Station station and arriving at Liège-Guillemins. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Liège is 40 km. The road distance is 54.7 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Liège without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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The train from Aachen Central Station to Liège-Guillemins takes 25 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Aachen to Liège bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Aachen Hauptbahnhof station.

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Aachen to Liège train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Aachen Central Station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Liège is to train which takes 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 47 min.

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Aachen to Liège bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Liege station.

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Aachen to Liège train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Liège-Guillemins station.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Liège.
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  • Distance: 24.8 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Aachen to Liège every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 25 min. Thalys also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Aachen to Liège twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 47 min. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Train operators
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 Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Liege
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
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 Henricistraße to Liège
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aachen to Liège
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Liège is 55 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Aachen to Liège.

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