There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Aachen by train, bus, car or plane

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, bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Heerlen Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Heerlen, Heerlen, Busstation to Aachen, Aachen, Driescher Gässchen 44

$3 - $6

5 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Aachen Hbf Tha / ...

$81 - $153

Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Aachen, Aachen Hüls 211

$13 - $22

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Aachen 143.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 1 min

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

$102 - $311

Fly to Brussels, train  •  4 h 18 min

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

$93 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Aachen is to train and bus which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Aachen is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Aachen is 196 km. The road distance is 229 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Amsterdam to Aachen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Aachen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Aachen, Aachen Hüls via Utrecht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Aachen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Aachen Hbf via Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Aachen via Bruxelles-Midi and Bruxelles Midi in around 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Aachen once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Ns
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ns.nl
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen West
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Aachen, West Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
Aachener Straßenbahn
Website
avv.de
Bus from Heerlen, Heerlen, Busstation to Aachen, Aachen, Driescher Gässchen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerlen, Busstation Perron E to Aachen, Driescher Gaßchen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
arriva.nl
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Heerlen, Busstation to Aachen, Driescher Gässchen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Utrecht to Aachen, Aachen Hüls
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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