There are 3 ways to get from Utrecht 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.

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Train, bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Heerlen Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Heerlen, Busstation to Aachen, Driescher Gässchen 44

$28 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 59 min

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

$11 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Aachen 122.2 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Utrecht to Aachen. However, there are services departing from Utrecht and arriving at Aachen, Bushof via Aachen, Wilmersdorfer Straße. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Utrecht and Aachen is 161 km. The road distance is 195.5 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Aachen without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Utrecht to Aachen, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Aachen is 195 km. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Utrecht to Aachen.

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There are 747+ hotels available in Aachen. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Aachen.
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  • Distance: 100.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Aachen, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Utrecht to Aachen once a week. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
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 Utrecht Centraal to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Heerlen, Busstation to Aachen, Driescher Gässchen
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerlen, Busstation Perron E to Aachen, Driescher Gaßchen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Utrecht to Aachen, Aachen Hüls
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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