There are 4 ways to get from Ghent to Aachen by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Aachen Central Station Ice

$43 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus, line 350 bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Maastricht N84
  2. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Station Perron H to Aachen, Elisenbrunnen 350

$16 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Aachen Hauptbahnhof

$40 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Aachen 124.4 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Aachen is to bus and line 350 bus which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Aachen is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Ghent and Aachen is 169 km. The road distance is 199.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Ghent to Aachen, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ghent and arriving at Aachen Hauptbahnhof. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Aachen station. However, there are services departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre and arriving at Aachen Central Station via Brussels Midi-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Aachen, Germany?

You can take a train from Ghent to Aachen via Bruxelles-Midi and Brussels Midi-Zuid in around 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Ghent to Aachen twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Ghent to Aachen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Maastricht, Station Perron H to Aachen, Elisenbrunnen
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arriva.nl

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