The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Brussels to Aachen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 5 trains that leave Brussels for Aachen every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||76 miles (122 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 13 min|
|Average train ticket price||$23 (€20)|
|Train frequency||14 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, SNCB | IC, Thalys, SNCB or SNCB | Euronight|
Trains from Brussels to Aachen cover the 76 miles (122 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, SNCB | IC, Thalys, SNCB or SNCB | Euronight. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $13 (€11), but the average price of train tickets is $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Aachen Hbf.
Find the best trains from Brussels to Aachen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and SNCB from $13 (€11). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Brussels to Aachen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Brussels to Aachen train information with Deutsche Bahn:
SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train between Brussels and Aachen.
Brussels to Aachen train information with SNCB:
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Aachen, Germany is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 3/22/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Aachen from Brussels closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Brussels, Belgium from Aachen is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/8/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brussels from Aachen closer to your date of departure here here.
Some of the Brussels train stations to Aachen you can start your journey from include Bruxelles-Midi, Brussels-Nord and Bruxelles-Central. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Aachen include Aachen Hbf, Aachen West and Aachen-Rothe Erde.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arriving in Aachen Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi, which is located around 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Aachen Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city center.
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