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There are 11 ways to get from Eastbourne to Aachen by train, bus, car, car train, 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  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf Ice / ...

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Train, bus via Genk  •  17h

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Genk Central Bus Station London Victoria Green Line Station - Maastricht Meerssenerweg

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Train, bus  •  13h 2m

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aachen station west 815

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 16m

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

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 38m

  1. Drive from Eastbourne to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Aachen

Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, West Bf

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, West Bf

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) LHR - CGN
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen Hbf

Train to London Stansted, fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) STN - CGN
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen Hbf

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Aachen Hbf

Train to London Stansted, fly to Eindhoven, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  3. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Heerlen

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The cheapest way to get from Eastbourne to Aachen is to train and bus via Genk which costs £35 - £80 and takes 17h.

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The quickest way to get from Eastbourne to Aachen is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £170 - £200 and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Eastbourne to Aachen. However, there are services departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Aachen Hbf via Victoria station, London St Pancras Eurostar and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 53m.

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The distance between Eastbourne and Aachen is 408 km.

The best way to get from Eastbourne to Aachen without a car is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs £110 - £450.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m to get from Eastbourne to Aachen, including transfers.

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Eastbourne to Aachen train services, operated by Southern Service, depart from Eastbourne 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 Eastbourne. It is currently 12:15 AM in Eastbourne and 1:15 AM in Aachen.

Eastbourne to Aachen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Aachen Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Eastbourne to Aachen.
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  • Distance: 407.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 53m

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

You can take a train from Eastbourne to Aachen via London Victoria, Victoria station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 6h 53m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €350
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €160
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €140
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €450
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €370
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €180
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €60
Comfort
€55 - €70
Premium
€55 - €80
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €21
1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€21 - €35
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€155
Website
Eurotunnel
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, West Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 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 Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne central station to Aachen central train station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
delfi.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 Eindhoven Centraal to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €30
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aachen station west
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Genk Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €1400
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100 - €1400
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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