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There are 10 ways to get from Ashford to Aachen by train, bus, car train, car, car ferry 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  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Aachen Central Station Ice

$91 - $212

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Train, bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße 328

$57 - $118

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Train via Eupen, Bahnhof  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Eupen Ic

$73 - $173

Eurotunnel, drive  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Aachen

$254 - $285

Car ferry, drive  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Aachen

$74 - $113

Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf, Flughafen to Aachen Hbf

$126 - $380

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf, Flughafen to Aachen Hbf

$138 - $350

Train to London Stansted, fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) STN - CGN
  3. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$103 - $300

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LGW - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf, Flughafen to Aachen Hbf

$102 - $297

Train, train to Southend, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) SEN - CGN
  4. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$98 - $472

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Aachen is to car ferry and drive which costs £55 - £90 and takes 4h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Aachen is to train which costs £70 - £170 and takes 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford to Aachen station. However, there are services departing from Ashford(Kent) Int. and arriving at Aachen Central Station via Brussels Midi-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 53m.

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The distance between Ashford and Aachen is 229 miles.

The best way to get from Ashford to Aachen without a car is to train which takes 3h 53m and costs £70 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Ashford to Aachen, including transfers.

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Ashford to Aachen train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Aachen is 1h ahead of Ashford. It is currently 7:00 AM in Ashford and 8:00 AM in Aachen.

Ashford to Aachen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Aachen Central Station.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Aachen.
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  • Distance: 229.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 53m

What companies run services between Ashford, England and Aachen, Germany?

You can take a train from Ashford to Aachen via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Brussels Midi-Zuid in around 3h 53m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Southend to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
Train from Ashford International Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$57 - $63
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Eupen
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf, Flughafen to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Website
Bahn DE
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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