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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen

distanceDistance123 miles (198 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen cover the 123 miles (198 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 48 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $30 (€25), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen

Find the best trains between Frankfurt am Main and Aachen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $21 (€18). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

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 between Frankfurt am Main and 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.

Frankfurt am Main to Aachen train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 52 min
  • Average Price: $21
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply


Deutsche Bahn trains from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen

Travel by train to Aachen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen.
FAQs

How much are cheap trains from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Frankfurt am Main to Aachen trains for as little as $21 (€18)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train to Aachen from Frankfurt am Main?

The Frankfurt am Main to Aachen train ticket price is on average $30 (€25)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.

How far is Aachen from Frankfurt am Main by train?

The distance to Aachen from Frankfurt am Main by train is approximately 123 miles (198 km).

How many hours is the train time to Aachen from Frankfurt am Main?

On average the Frankfurt am Main to Aachen train travel time is 1 h 48 min  for the 123 miles (198 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Frankfurt am Main and arrival train station in Aachen?

Some of the Frankfurt am Main train stations to Aachen you can start your journey from include Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. 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 Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   and arriving in Aachen Hbf.

Where do I find the Frankfurt am Main train station to Aachen? Where is the Aachen train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.

The most popular arrival train station, Aachen Hbf, is located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center of Aachen.

What train providers offer a service from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen?

When taking a train from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Aachen. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Frankfurt am Main and Aachen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services per day are there from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen?

The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Aachen is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen at 5: 28 AM   or take the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen leaving at 3: 42 PM. Look for the latest Frankfurt am Main to Aachen train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

When should I buy the Frankfurt am Main to Aachen train for the best deals on tickets?

The price of a one way train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen is on average $30 (€25) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Aachen
Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Frankfurt am Main for your trip to Aachen.