How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen

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Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Aachen

distanceDistance123 miles (198 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $251
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€15) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $251 (€215) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 123 miles (198 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Aachen from Frankfurt am Main. 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 $17 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen.

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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 Frankfurt am Main to Aachen.
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There are 4 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€15) compared to other travel options to Aachen:

A bus is generally $234 (€200) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $251 (€215) from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen.

A bus is $22 (€19) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen costing on average $40 (€34).

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

Other travel options to Aachen can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 55 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 29 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen is:

  • Around 6 buses per day.
  • Around 21 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Frankfurt am Main and Aachen 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 when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Aachen, Wilmersdorferstrasse.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Aachen by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen for $17 (€15).
  • Eurowings can get you to Aachen by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen for $251 (€215) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Aachen by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen for $40 (€34).
Many of our customers traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Aachen don't make Aachen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Aachen are Brussels, Berlin or Cologne, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Aachen to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Frankfurt am Main 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 is costing on average $17 (€15) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $251 (€215) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $40 (€34) one way.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main 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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