Directions from Aachen to Zürich HB

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 to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 29 min

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

$76 - $238

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the night bus from Maastricht to Zurich N831

$41 - $68

9 alternative options

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 12 min

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

$66 - $192

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH

$141 - $353

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH

$110 - $342

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Neuss Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Basel (BSL) DUS - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$106 - $308

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Welkenraedt to Liège-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH

$89 - $320

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  6 h 48 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 / ...

$152 - $261

Train  •  8 h

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

$152 - $251

Train, bus  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Liège-Guillemins Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Liege to Zurich

$58 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Zürich HB 387.9 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Zürich HB, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Aachen to Zürich HB via Köln, Dom / Hbf, Köln Hbf, Mannheim Hbf, and Basel SBB in around 6 h 48 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
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 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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 Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Ehrenfeld Bf Ehrenfeld
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln-Ehrenfeld
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen West to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
$50 - $85
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 Hbf to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
bahn.de
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Aachen, Aachen, West Bf to Neuss, Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
avv.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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Welkenraedt to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Aachen Hbf to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
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
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Maastricht to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aachen and Zürich HB is 418 km. The road distance is 621 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Zürich HB is to night bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Aachen to Zürich HB is to train and fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 120€ - 310€.

No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Zürich HB. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Zürich HB via Köln Hbf, Mannheim Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 48 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Zürich HB. However, there are services departing from Aachen, Elisenbrunnen and arriving at Zurich via Maastricht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Aachen to Zürich HB, including transfers.