There are 10 ways to get from Aachen to Switzerland by train, bus, car, plane or ferry

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

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Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$163 - $267

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Hüls to Karlsruhe N93
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Zurich Ouibus / ...

$36 - $70

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Train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Zürich HB Ec

$160 - $256

Bus Eurolines CH  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen to Liège Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Liege to Zurich

$56 - $94

Drive  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Zürich 389.1 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 49 min

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

$84 - $240

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Basel  •  5 h 14 min

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

$78 - $250

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 26 min

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

$76 - $195

Train to Brussels, fly to Basel  •  4 h 42 min

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

$78 - $317

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Friedrichshafen, ferry  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) DUS - FDH
  3. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai

$129 - $480

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Switzerland is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Switzerland is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 280€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Switzerland is 469 km. The road distance is 622.6 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Aachen to Switzerland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Köln Hbf, Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Aachen to Zürich via Köln, Dom / Hbf, Köln Hbf, Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 6 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Zürich via Aachen, Wilmersdorfer Straße, Aachen, Liège, Liege, Zurich, and Zürich HB in around 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
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
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Aachen to Liège
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Karlsruhe to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Liege to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen, Aachen Hüls to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
bsb.de

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