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There are 7 ways to get from Reims to Aachen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Thalys  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Reims to Paris Est Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Aachen Central Station

$153 - $198

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Bus, train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Reims to Gare de Sedan
  2. Take the train from Libramont to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins P
  3. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Eupen Ic

$46 - $66

5 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Champagne-Ardenne to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Aachen Central Station Ice

$116 - $151

Bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Reims to Paris - Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Aachen

$75 - $108

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Reims to Aachen 184.6 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Champagne-Ardenne to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Aachen Central Station

$139 - $391

Train, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Champagne-Ardenne to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$99 - $293

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The cheapest way to get from Reims to Aachen is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reims to Aachen is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reims to Aachen. However, there are services departing from Reims and arriving at Aachen via Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reims to Aachen station. However, there are services departing from Reims and arriving at Aachen Central Station via Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Reims and Aachen is 224 km. The road distance is 295.4 km.

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The best way to get from Reims to Aachen without a car is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 130€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Reims to Aachen, including transfers.

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Reims to Aachen bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Reims station.

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Reims to Aachen train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Reims station.

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The best way to get from Reims to Aachen is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 130€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 9 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Reims to Aachen.
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  • Distance: 140.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Reims, France and Aachen, Germany?

You can take a train from Reims to Aachen via Paris Est and Paris-Nord in around 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reims to Aachen via Paris Gallieni in around 9 h 3 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Reims to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Champagne-Ardenne to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Champagne-Ardenne to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Düsseldorf to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Libramont to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Eupen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Reims to Paris - Gallieni
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Aachen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Reims to Aachen bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Aachen station.

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Reims to Aachen train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Aachen Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reims to Aachen is 295 km. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Reims to Aachen.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 766+ hotels available in Aachen. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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