There are 3 ways to get from Aachen to Valkenburg by bus, train or car

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

Bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. 44

$8 - $14

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Rb / ...
  2. Re

$16 - $30

Drive  •  21 min

  1. 17.7 miles

$4 - $7

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Valkenburg, Limburg, Netherlands?

Aachener Straßenbahn operates a bus from Aachen to Valkenburg hourly, and the journey takes 43 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aachen to Valkenburg via Herzogenrath and Heerlen in around 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen West to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
bahn.de
Train from Herzogenrath to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
bahn.de
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Aachen, Aachen, West Bf to Herzogenrath, Herzogenrath, Bf
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
avv.de
Train from Herzogenrath, Herzogenrath, Bf to Heerlen, Heerlen, Bf
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen West Bf to Herzogenrath Bf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Heerlen to Valkenburg(NL)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Heerlen to Valkenburg
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Aachener Straßenbahn
Website
avv.de
Bus from Aachen, Aachen, Driescher Gässchen to Heerlen, Heerlen, Busstation
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Aachen, Driescher Gaßchen to Heerlen, Busstation Perron E
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arriva.nl
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Aachen, Driescher Gässchen to Heerlen, Busstation
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aachen and Valkenburg is 20 km. The road distance is 28 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Valkenburg is to drive which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Aachen to Valkenburg is to drive which takes 21 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Valkenburg. However, there are services departing from Aachen West and arriving at Valkenburg(NL) via Herzogenrath and Heerlen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Aachen to Valkenburg, including transfers.