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There are 10 ways to get from Bremen to Aachen by train, car, bus, rideshare 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, drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen

$75 - $107

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Rideshare  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bremen to Aachen 231.2 miles

$23

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Train  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf Re1 / ...

$88 - $139

Train, bus  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munster Hbf to Aachen Hauptbahnhof

$75 - $116

Bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße 071 / ...

$24 - $45

Drive  •  3h 22m

  1. Drive from Bremen to Aachen 231.7 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Hamburg, fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) HAM - CGN
  3. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$81 - $251

Fly Bremen to Frankfurt, train  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRE - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$147 - $380

Train to Hamburg, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HAM - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$73 - $231

Fly Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRE - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Heerlen

$92 - $372

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bremen to Aachen is to rideshare which costs 20€ and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Bremen to Aachen is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bremen and arriving at Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bremen to Aachen. However, there are services departing from Bremen Hbf and arriving at Aachen Hbf via Köln, Dom / Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Bremen and Aachen is 317 km. The road distance is 370.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Aachen without a car is to train which takes 4h 10m and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Bremen to Aachen, including transfers.

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Bremen to Aachen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bremen station.

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Bremen to Aachen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Bremen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Aachen is to train which takes 4h 10m and costs 75€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 7h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Bremen to Aachen.
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  • Distance: 197.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Bremen, Germany and Aachen, Germany?

You can take a train from Bremen to Aachen via Köln, Dom / Hbf in around 4h 10m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bremen to Aachen twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 7h 40m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
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 Bremen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Düsseldorf to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Munster Hbf to Aachen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurolines.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bremen to Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bremen to Aachen
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Bremen to Aachen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße station.

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Bremen to Aachen train services, operated by Bahn DE, arrive at Aachen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bremen to Aachen is 371 km. It takes approximately 3h 22m to drive from Bremen to Aachen.

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Eurowings offers flights from Hamburg Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport.

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Book your Bremen to Aachen bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 756+ hotels available in Aachen. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bremen and Aachen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Bremen Airport is to line 6 tram which takes 10m and costs .

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