The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Essen 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 Essen 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||61 miles (99 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 37 min|
|Average train ticket price||$15 (€13)|
|Train frequency||40 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 33 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||National Express, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys|
Trains from Essen to Aachen cover the 61 miles (99 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 37 min with our travel partners like National Express, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 40 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $15 (€13), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Aachen Hbf.
Travel from Essen to Aachen from $15 (€13) with Omio’s train partners National Express, Thalys and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Essen and Aachen with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Essen to Aachen train information with Thalys:
National Express is the leading train company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 trains a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express trains are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most trains are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Essen - Aachen train: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
Essen to Aachen train information with National Express:
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 Essen 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.
Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Aachen train information:
When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. When arriving in Aachen, you can end your journey in train stations like Aachen Hbf, Aachen West and Aachen-Rothe Erde.
Omio customers book a train from Essen Hbf to Aachen Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 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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