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There are 11 ways to get from Aachen to Rome by train, plane, car train, bus or car

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Rome  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Rome (FCO) CGN - FCO

$112 - $355

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Train to Eindhoven, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) EIN - CIA

$53 - $296

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Rome  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Rome (FCO) DUS - FCO

$96 - $318

Train to Brussels, fly to Rome  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Rome (FCO) BRU - FCO

$77 - $288

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CGN - CIA

$77 - $373

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Rome  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Rome (FCO) FRA - FCO

$142 - $417

Train  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$246 - $455

Train, car train  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$141 - $260

Bus  •  25 h

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N84 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rome N77

$90 - $155

Train, bus  •  27 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Köln to Strasbourg
  3. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Roma

$183 - $286

Drive  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Rome 911.3 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Rome is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 260€ and takes 7 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Rome is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 330€ and takes 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Rome. However, there are services departing from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße and arriving at Rome via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Rome. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini via Köln Hbf, Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 26 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Rome is 1102 km. The road distance is 1458.1 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Rome without a car is to train which takes 14 h 26 min and costs 210€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Aachen to Rome, including transfers.

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Aachen to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße station.

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Aachen to Rome train services, operated by Bahn DE, depart from Aachen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Rome is to train which takes 14 h 26 min and costs 210€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 25 h.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Rome.
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  • Distance: 688.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Aachen to Rome via Köln, Dom / Hbf, Köln Hbf, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale in around 14 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Rome via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 25 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino via Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
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
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Aachen Central Station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Heerlen to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
13 h 44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
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 Henricistraße to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rome
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Köln to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Roma
Ave. Duration
16 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Aachen to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Aachen to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Rome is 1458 km. It takes approximately 13 h 40 min to drive from Aachen to Rome.

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Swiss, Eurowings, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Rome Airport.

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