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There are 4 ways to get from Aachen to Heerlen by train, bus, car or foot

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Train  •  23m

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Heerlen Stoptrein RE18

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Bus  •  27m

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Driescher Gaßchen to Heerlen, Zandweg 44 / ...

$1 - $4

2 alternative options

Drive  •  13m

  1. Drive from Aachen to Heerlen 11 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3h 1m

  1. Walk from Aachen to Heerlen 9.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Heerlen is to bus which costs 1€ - 4€ and takes 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Heerlen is to drive which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aachen, Driescher Gaßchen and arriving at Heerlen, Zandweg. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aachen West and arriving at Heerlen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23m.

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The distance between Aachen and Heerlen is 14 km. The road distance is 17.5 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Heerlen without a car is to train which takes 23m and costs .

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The train from Aachen West to Heerlen takes 23m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Aachen to Heerlen bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Aachen, Driescher Gaßchen station.

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Aachen to Heerlen train services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Aachen West station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Heerlen is to train which takes 23m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 4€ and takes 27m.

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  • Distance: 8.7 miles
  • Duration: 23m

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Heerlen, Netherlands?

Arriva NL operates a train from Aachen to Heerlen hourly, and the journey takes 23m. Alternatively, Arriva NL operates a bus from Aachen to Heerlen hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 27m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Aachen West to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Aachen, Driescher Gaßchen to Heerlen, Zandweg
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arriva.nl
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Aachen, Driescher Gässchen to Heerlen, Heerlerbaan Zandweg
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.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 Heerlen
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Aachen to Heerlen bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Heerlen, Zandweg station.

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Aachen to Heerlen train services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Heerlen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Heerlen is 18 km. It takes approximately 13m to drive from Aachen to Heerlen.

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