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There are 6 ways to get from Gare du Nord to Aachen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Aachen Hbf Thalys

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Train, bus  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys
  2. Take the bus from Brussels South to Aachen, Bendplatz N1153

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Train via Brussels  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf Ice / ...

Drive  •  3h 57m

  1. Drive from Gare du Nord to Aachen 416.5 km

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, West Bf

Fly to Brussels, train  •  5h 2m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Gare du Nord to Aachen is to drive which costs €45 - €75 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare du Nord to Aachen is to train which costs €100 - €210 and takes 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Aachen Hbf. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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The distance between Gare du Nord and Aachen is 340 km. The road distance is 416.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Aachen without a car is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs €100 - €210.

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The train from Paris Nord to Aachen Hbf takes 2h 40m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Gare du Nord to Aachen train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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

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Gare du Nord to Aachen train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Aachen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare du Nord to Aachen is 417 km. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from Gare du Nord to Aachen.

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  • Distance: 340.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Gare du Nord, Île-de-France, France and Aachen, Germany?

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Aachen Hbf 4 times a day. Tickets cost €100 - €210 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €210
Website
Thalys
Standard
€100 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €150
Premium
€150 - €210
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
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
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 Bruxelles-Nord to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
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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
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€21 - €35
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
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 Brussels South to Aachen, Bendplatz
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €12
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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Eurowings and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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