How to travel from Amsterdam to Aachen

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from Amsterdam to Aachen

You can get from Amsterdam to Aachen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Aachen on Feb 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:45AMAmsterdam Centraal3h16 11:01AMAachen Hbf
2 transfers
08:28PMAmsterdam Centraal4h41 01:09AMAachen Hbf
1 transfer
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08:16AMAmsterdam Centraal3h11 11:27AMAachen Hbf
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06:15PMAmsterdam Centraal3h12 09:27PMAachen Hbf
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05:15PMAmsterdam Centraal3h12 08:27PMAachen Hbf
2 transfers

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Travel Information to Aachen from Amsterdam

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 4 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $8 (€7) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 121 miles (195 km) from Amsterdam to Aachen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Aachen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Aachen

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Amsterdam to Aachen.

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Aachen, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Aachen from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Aachen, Germany from Amsterdam?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Aachen, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Aachen closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 1/9/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Aachen.

There are 4 ways to travel to Aachen from Amsterdam including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Aachen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $6 (€5) compared to other travel options to Aachen:

A bus is $2 (€2) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Aachen costing on average $8 (€7).

Taking a bus is usually $17 (€15) less than taking a train to Aachen, which costs on average $23 (€20) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Aachen from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Aachen can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Aachen by train can take on average 3 h 18 min.

Aachen is approximately 121 miles (195 km) away from Amsterdam.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Aachen is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Aachen from Amsterdam as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Aachen:

  • Buses mostly leave from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and tend to arrive in Aachen, Wilmersdorferstrasse.
  • Trains mostly leave from Amsterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in Aachen Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Aachen:

  • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Aachen with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $23 (€20) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Aachen.

Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Aachen with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus.
  • You can book a direct flight with German Airways or KLM Cityhopper.
  • You can travel directly by train with.

Direct services to Aachen tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to Aachen often also extend their vacation to go to Cologne, Brussels or Berlin. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Aachen and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Aachen, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $6 (€5) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $8 (€7) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $23 (€20) one way.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Aachen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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