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Train Information to Aachen from Zurich

distanceDistance260 miles (419 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$39 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Aachen cover the 260 miles (419 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 32 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $39 (€31), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $33 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn between Zurich and Aachen

Find the best trains between Zurich and Aachen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $33 (€27). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect trip from Zurich to Aachen with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Zurich and Aachen and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Zurich and Aachen by DB is 260 miles (419 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Zurich and Aachen is $33 (€27).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.

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.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Zurich 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 Zurich to Aachen.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Zurich, Switzerland to Aachen, Germany?

Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Aachen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Aachen from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Aachen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Aachen from Zurich closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Aachen, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zurich from Aachen?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Aachen?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Aachen.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Zurich to Aachen?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Zurich to Aachen trains for as little as $33 (€27)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Zurich and Aachen?
The train price between Zurich and Aachen is on average $39 (€31)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
What is the distance between Zurich and Aachen by train?
You should expect to travel around 260 miles (419 km)  to Aachen from Zurich by train.
How long is the train between Zurich and Aachen?
On average the Zurich to Aachen train travel time is 6 h 32 min  for the 260 miles (419 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Zurich to Aachen do I depart from? Which Aachen train station from Zurich do I arrive in?

Some of the Zurich train stations to Aachen you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. 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 Zürich HB   and arriving in Aachen Hbf.

Where is the train station in Zurich? Where is the train station in Aachen?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Aachen Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

What train providers offer a service from Zurich to Aachen?
When taking a train from Zurich 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 to Aachen from Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there between Zurich and Aachen?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Zurich to Aachen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Zurich to Aachen? What time is the last train from Zurich to Aachen?
You can take the first train from Zurich to Aachen at 7: 37 AM. The last train from Zurich to Aachen that you can take departs at 10: 08 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Aachen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Zurich and Aachen for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Zurich to Aachen is on average $39 (€31) if you buy 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 providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Zurich to Aachen available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Aachen
Zürich HB
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