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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde Re / ...

€29 - €148

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Train via Düsseldorf  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Düsseldorf central station Flx30
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde Re / ...

Bus  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Cologne South 1338 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne South to Aachen Hüls N1153

€37 - €45

Drive  •  5h 36m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde 630.7 km

€65 - €100

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BER - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde

€52 - €320

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Aachen-Rothe Erde

€63 - €304

Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Aachen-Rothe Erde is around 6h 9m and covers a distance of around 616 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 53m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Flixtrain and others, the Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Aachen-Rothe Erde. Typically 119 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 9m
Fastest train time:
5h 53m
Trains per week:
119
Cheapest price:
€106
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:41
Last train departs at:
21:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde train schedules

Trains departing Saturday, June 19, 2021

Berlin → Aachen-Rothe Erde
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde is to bus which costs €35 - €45 and takes 11h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde is to fly and train which costs €50 - €320 and takes 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Aachen-Rothe Erde. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Aachen, Hohenzollernplatz via Cologne South and Aachen, Wilmersdorfer Straße. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Aachen-Rothe Erde via Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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It is 539 km from Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde. It is approximately 630.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde without a car is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs €28 - €150.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde, including transfers.

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Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs €28 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €45 and takes 11h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Aachen-Rothe Erde.
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  • Distance: 539.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Aachen-Rothe Erde, Germany?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde via Koeln Hbf in around 5h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Aachen-Rothe Erde via Cologne South, Aachen Hüls, Aachen, Wilmersdorfer Straße, and Aachen, Hohenzollernplatz in around 11h 31m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€40 - €190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin central station to Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Cologne South
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne South to Aachen Hüls
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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