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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Aachen

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $36
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $23 (€19) • 3 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€19) • 3 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 121 miles (195 km) by bus or train between Amsterdam and Aachen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Amsterdam to Aachen.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Aachen, Germany allowed?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Aachen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Aachen from Amsterdam restricted?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 1/16/22. 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.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Aachen, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Aachen, Germany?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Aachen?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/13/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Aachen here.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Aachen?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Amsterdam and Aachen. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Amsterdam to Aachen?

The cheapest way to travel between Amsterdam and Aachen is by taking a train with an average price of $23 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Aachen:

A train is generally $13 (€11) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $36 (€30) from Amsterdam to Aachen.

What is the fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Aachen?

The fastest way to get to Aachen from Amsterdam is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 3 min.

Other travel options to Aachen can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 25 min   on average.

How far is Aachen from Amsterdam?

The distance is approximately 121 miles (195 km) from Amsterdam to Aachen.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Aachen?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Aachen is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

When traveling to Aachen from Amsterdam, what are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and Aachen?

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, Hauptbahnhof (Bahnhofplatz).
  • Trains most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Aachen at Aachen Hbf.

Which travel companies can get me from Amsterdam to Aachen?

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

  • You can go to Aachen from Amsterdam by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $36 (€30) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Aachen on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Aachen with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $23 (€19) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Aachen.

Can I travel directly between Amsterdam and Aachen?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with with 25 direct trains per day.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Amsterdam to Aachen?

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.

How early should I buy Amsterdam to Aachen tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Aachen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $36 (€30) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $23 (€19) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Aachen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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