There are 5 ways to get from Strasbourg to Aachen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf Re1 / ...

$109 - $181

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Bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Aachen, Aachen Hüls 211

$22 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Köln
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf Re1 / ...

$87 - $116

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Aachen 250.1 miles

$50 - $80

Train, fly  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) STR - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$126 - $272

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No, there is no direct bus from Strasbourg to Aachen. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Aachen, Bushof via Aachen, Wilmersdorfer Straße. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Aachen. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Aachen Hbf via Karlsruhe Hbf, Mannheim Hbf and Köln, Dom / Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Aachen is 272 km. The road distance is 400.2 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Aachen without a car is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Strasbourg to Aachen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Aachen is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Strasbourg to Aachen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Aachen, Aachen Hüls station.

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Aachen.
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  • Distance: 169.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Aachen via Karlsruhe Hbf, Mannheim Hbf, Köln Hbf, and Köln, Dom / Hbf in around 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Strasbourg to Aachen once a week. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
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 Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Düsseldorf to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Aachen, Aachen Hüls
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Köln
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Strasbourg to Aachen is 400 km. It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to drive from Strasbourg to Aachen.

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Swiss, Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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