The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Paris to Aachen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
2 h 40 m
4 h 23 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Paris for Aachen every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||212 miles (342 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 43 min|
|Average train ticket price||$112 (€100)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Paris to Aachen cover the 212 miles (342 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 43 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $112 (€100), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $96 (€86). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Aachen Hbf.
Find the best trains between Paris and Aachen with Omio's travel partners Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from $96 (€86). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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 to Aachen from Paris. 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.
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:
When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Aachen, you can end your trip in train stations like Aachen Hbf, Aachen West and Aachen-Rothe Erde.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Aachen Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre.
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